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June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has introduced the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2019, legislation that directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to establish a pilot program to connect creditworthy federal student debt holders with housing properties for sale but held by the federal government and landbanks.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), introduced the bipartisan Coast Guard Youth STEM Programs Expansion Act, to grant the Coast Guard expanded authority to partner with the Department of Education and the Department of Defense to improve STEM exposure for America’s elementary and secondary school students and their teachers. Rep. Kaptur introduced the legislation on a bipartisan basis with Congressman Don Young (AK-At-Large).

 

Specifically, the Coast Guard Youth STEM Programs Expansion Act:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) applauded the historic legislative achievements made in the first 100 of the new Democratic Majority in the House of Representatives:

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request, which includes an 11% reduction to the Department of Energy and a $270 million dollar, 90 % cut to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

 

March 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan H.R. 1271, the Veterans’-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals Act of 2019 (VET HP Act).

 

February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), alongside Representatives John Rutherford (FL-4), Tim Ryan (OH-13), and Derek Kilmer (WA-6), introduced the bipartisan Veterans’-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals Act of 2019.

 

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), a 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 21, 2017 Press Release

Toledo, OH — Today Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), congratulated Ms. Micah Inak of Lakewood High School, Lakewood, OH and Mr. Ben Car of Bowsher High School, Toledo, OH for receiving the Downtown Toledo Coffee Cup Award as a result of their participation in the Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition. The awards will be presented today at 4:00 p.m. at Claro Coffee Bar, 1801 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) today released two letters from the University of Toledo and The Ohio State University, both citing many concerns with the Republican tax bill in its current form. You can view the University of Toledo letter here and The Ohio State University letter here.

August 24, 2017 Press Release

Toledo, OH – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) today announced that the National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million to the Networking Urban Resources with Teachers and University to enRich Early Childhood Science (NURTURES) project at the University of Toledo to complete the second phase of its early childhood learning project, bringing the total federal award to over $2.2 million.