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  • Hastings Leads Florida Democrats in Seeking Relief for Produce Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Dean of the Florida Delegation, led Florida Democrats in supporting an investigation led by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) into Mexico’s unfair trade practices that are harming Florida’s strawberry and bell pepper producers. Agriculture is central to Florida’s economy and the nation’s domestic food supply chain. The investigations are a first step in delivering relief to local farmers so they may continue to provid... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Impeachment of President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement regarding the impeachment of President Donald John Trump by the U.S. House of Representatives. On January 6, 2021, Trump incited a violent insurrection against our democracy, when he charged up a violent mob to attack the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from fulfilling its Constitutional duty to count electoral ballots that have duly elected the next President and Vice President of the United States: "Today’s vo... Read more

  • Hastings Introduces the Farm-to-Market Road Repair Act of 2021
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after introducing the Farm-to-Market Road Repair Act of 2021, legislation that will expand eligibility for the Surface Transportation Block Grant program to include rural roads that serve to transport agriculture products from farms or ranches to the marketplace (Please find attached a copy of the legislation): “America’s agricultural industry plays a pivotal role in the economy within my district and acr... Read more

  • Hastings Introduces the Build American Act of 2021 Legislation to Strengthen and Expand Infrastructure Grant Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    (Washington DC) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after introducing the Build America Act of 2021, legislation that will strengthen and expand two existing infrastructure grant programs to invest approximately $10 billion in infrastructure improvements annually. It will be established by the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a national infrastructure investment program for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. Joining Hastings as... Read more

  • Hastings, Wasserman Schultz, Buchanan, and Walorski Lead Bipartisan Letter Seeking Full Post-Mastectomy Medicare & Medicaid Coverage for Breast Cancer Patients
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    (Washington, D.C.) Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) along with Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) led the following letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Dr. Peter Bach, Chair of the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee, and Dr. Joseph Ross, Vice Chair Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee, urging that CMS review and reconsider... Read more

  • Hastings Fights to Put a Stop to Imminent Offshore Drilling Project
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare and Wildlife Conservation, Energy and Environment

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) led a letter to Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Bahamas, Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis and the Minister of the Environment and Housing, Romauld Sotario Ferreira, expressing opposition to the Bahamas Petroleum Company’s (BPC) offshore drilling project, the Perseverance No. 1 oil well, off the coast of The Bahamas, a mere 150 miles from South Florida. The letter urges the government of The Bahamas to reconsider allowing the BPC drillin... Read more

  • Hastings, Lee, McGovern, Frankel, and Deutch Call for an Immediate Boost to Hunger Relief for Struggling Families in COVID Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    (Washington, D.C.) Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), along with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), James McGovern (D-MA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), and Ted Deutch (D-FL), led 62 of their colleagues in sending a letter urging House and Senate Leadership to include a funding increase for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other nutritional programs in the upcoming COVID-19 relief package under negotiation. As our nation faces a hunger crisis worsened by the growing toll th... Read more

  • Hastings, Hudson Mark the 25th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) and Congressman Richard Hudson (R-NC), Co-Chairs of the International Road Safety Caucus issued the following statement marking the 25th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, which took place on Sunday, November 15, 2020: “On the 25th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, we remember all of the people killed and seriously injured on the roads, thank first responders for their bravery, and re-dedicate ourselves to the task of preventi... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement Commemorating Veterans Day
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day: “This Veterans Day, I would like to thank each and every veteran in South Florida and across our nation for serving with bravery, selflessness, and distinction. Let us honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our nation and values. “Today and everyday, it is important to not only salute our Veterans, but also fight for them as fiercely as they fight fo... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Election of President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: “On the heels of one of the most tumultuous periods in recent history, the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris symbolizes the unity, diversity, and resilience of the American people, despite the hardships our nation has endured over the past four years. “I join the millions of Americans in celebrating Joe Biden and Kam... Read more

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