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July 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a package of seven fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills, including Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education ($254 billion), Agriculture ($197 billion), Energy and Water ($53 billion), Financial Services ($29 billion), Interior ($43 billion), Military Construction and Veterans Affairs ($280 billion), and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development ($163 billion).

July 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) announced Lorain County Community College (LCCC) had been awarded a competitive federal grant of $2.1 million through the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, released the following statement after President Joe Biden released his FY2022 budget request. Rep. Kaptur also serves on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense and the Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

 

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Toledo, OH — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), released the following statement announcing that Toledo Public Schools (TPS) has been awarded $10,376,904 in federal funding over three years to improve pay structures, recruit and retain great teachers, and provide greater professional opportunities to educators. The funding was awarded through a competitive grant application through the Department of Education’s Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) program, of which Kaptur wrote a letter of support.

 

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) announced $24,777,826 in emergency federal funding for Universities, Colleges, and vocational training programs across Ohio’s 9th Congressional District as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed last month by Congress. The emergency grants are to help cover significant financial losses resulting from the prevention of, preparation for, and response to COVID-19.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), released a comprehensive COVID-19 Information and Resources Guide for constituents of Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District. The guide was distributed via email as an eNewsletter and social media. To view and download the guide, go to https://kaptur.house.gov/guide.

 

The COVID-19 Information and Resources Guide, includes:

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) led a letter to the nation’s nine federal student loan servicers urging them to apply emergency financial assistance measures announced by the Department of Education in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis to all of the loans they currently service. The letter was signed by 60 Members of Congress.

 

February 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), a senior Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, announced her nominations for candidates from Ohio’s 9th Congressional District to the nation’s leading service institutions: the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY.

 

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, released the following statement after the House passed two legislative packages that together comprise all 12 fiscal year 2020 funding bills – H.R. 1865, domestic priorities and international assistance appropriations minibus, and H.R.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), voted to pass the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Included in the $738B funding bill are a number of Rep. Kaptur’s priorities, including the Congresswoman’s bipartisan effort to include the Coast Guard in a Department of Defense program to provide youth STEM education (STARBASE).