PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (970 WFLA) - After 42 years in Congress, C.W. "Bill" Young says he's retiring.
The 82-year-old from Indian Rocks Beach says he'll step down at the end of his term citing health and a desire to spend more time with his family.
For years, Young has served on the powerful Appropriations Committee and has been an advocate for military issues.
As of late, Young has been hospitalized following back surgery.