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  • New Coins to Make Billions for Federal Government
    Dec 30, 2006  - When people ask me why I spend some of my time sponsoring bills such as the 50-state quarter legislation and most recently, the Presidential $1 Coin Act, I immediately think of the billions of dollars generated in savings for the federal government.  The 50-state quarter program alone has... More
  • Addressing the Problem of Premature Births
    Dec 30, 2006  - Since my days as a Governor of Delaware, when I learned that our state had the highest infant mortality rate in the nation, I have made the fight against infant mortality and prematurity a priority.  As Governor, I initiated targeted and community based programs to reduce the state's high... More
  • Statement of Congressman Mike Castle on the Death of Former President Gerald Ford
    Dec 27, 2006  - Delaware Congressman Mike Castle today released the following statement regarding the death of former President Gerald Ford, the longest-living President of the United States: "From the time Gerald Ford served as Vice President of this nation, history seemed to have a special place reserve... More
  • Castle Praises Designs of New First Spouse Coins that Will Accompany Presidential Dollar Coins
    Dec 19, 2006  - Delaware Congressman Mike Castle, author of the Presidential Dollar Coin program, today praised the unveiling of the designs of the 2007 First Spouse pure gold collectible coins which will be released in conjunction with the Presidential dollar coin of the man to whom they were married. &nb... More
  • Castle Praises Initiative for Increased Security on Freight Rail, Calls for Passage of His Comprehensive Rail Security Legislation
    Dec 15, 2006  - Delaware Congressman Mike Castle today praised the new rule proposed by the Homeland Security Department to require railroads to frequently track tanker cars for "toxic inhalation hazards" and restrict them from leaving cars unattended or parked for long periods. "For far too long rail securit... More
  • Castle & Miss Delaware Announce Fight Against Digestive Illness in Children
    Dec 15, 2006  - Helping to debut the new research center at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Delaware Congressman Mike Castle and Miss Delaware 2006, Jamie Ginn, announced their fight against digestive illness in children -- specifically Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, (collectively known as infl... More
  • Castle: "Congress Cannot Police Itself; Outside Ethics Commission Needed Now"
    Dec 14, 2006  - Reacting to the news that incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wants to create a bipartisan commission to study the idea of creating an outside enforcement mechanism relative to the House Ethics Committee, Delaware Congressman Mike Castle today released the following statement: "The numbe... More
  • Castle, Carper Announce Federal Funding of $4 Million Awarded to Newark-based Company, Micropore To Help Soldiers and First Responders
    Dec 14, 2006  - Delaware Senator Tom Carper and Congressman Mike Castle, along with a representative from Senator Biden's office today announced $4 million in federal funding that the delegation secured for the Newark-based company, Micropore to increase their reactive plastic CO2 absorbent production, which wi... More
  • Castle, Christiana Care & Delaware March of Dimes Team Up to Prevent Prematurity
    Dec 13, 2006  - Delaware Congressman Mike Castle, a leader in the fight against infant mortality since his time as Governor of Delaware, today joined the Delaware March of Dimes in touring Christiana Care's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and announcing the upcoming signing of the PREEMIE Act into law.  "The Prem... More
  • Castle Announces $181,906 in federal funding for Greenwood Fire Company
    Dec 12, 2006  - Delaware Congressman Mike Castle announced today that Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Inc. will receive $181,906 in federal funding for Operations and Safety costs through the Assistance to Firefighter grant program through the Department of Homeland Security.  Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company... More