Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

Representing the 9th District of Ohio

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September 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), today released the following statement regarding news that due to funding cuts by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Ohio Association of Food Banks (OAFB) will be forced to exit

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September 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) today announced that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), as part of the Drug-Free Communities Program, will award just over $170,000 in funds to coalitions in Lorain and Erie Counties that seek to prevent substance use among young people.

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September 18, 2017 Press Release

Toledo, OH -- The University of Toledo will teach more than 2,000 local high school students and teachers how to use mathematics and computational thinking to solve cybersecurity problems in smart vehicles as part of a new $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
 

September 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect Ohio aviation industry jobs from unfair practices of foreign airlines, Congressman Bob Gibbs and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur led the Ohio delegation with a letter urging the Trump Administration to enforce our Open Skies agreements.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) today sent a letter urging the Trump administration to release promised funding for the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program.

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September 12, 2017 Press Release

Toledo, Ohio – This weekend at the Farm Labor Organizing Committee convention in Toledo, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) reiterated her call for workers to be protected in a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Specifically, as part of NAFTA renegotiations, Kaptur called for the creation of a Labor Secretariat to advocate for workers on the continent.

September 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Ranking Member of the Energy and Subcommittee on Appropriations, today announced nearly $2.4 million in Department of Energy funding to The University of Toledo for a three-year research initiative on algae derived fuel research.

September 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), today introduced the Urban Agriculture Production Act (H.R. 3699), a bipartisan bill to bolster nutritional and farmers’ market programs and help create the next generation of local, urban farmers and food producers.

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Ranking Member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, joined as a lead cosponsor of H.R. 3681, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill authorizes reasonable growth in funding for ARPA-E through 2022.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) signed on to an Amicus Brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States to address partisan gerrymandering. Kaptur was joined by a bipartisan group of 36 former and current Representatives and Senators. The Supreme Court will hear the case, Gill v.

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