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June 12, 2007 Press Release
Cleveland-based Brush Wellman, the world's only fully integrated producer of beryllium, chose Elmore over another company facility located in Utah as the site for the $40-60 million investment in a primary beryllium facility.

"This is a red-letter day for Elmore and for Ottawa County," said Congresswoman Kaptur, who has worked to appropriate more than $18 million

June 12, 2007 Press Release
The American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL) strongly endorses this Congressional effort. Dr. George Cody, Executive Director of the task force commended the signers of the letter "who are trying to bring an end to the carnage and destruction taking place in Lebanon and Israel, now and in the future." ATFL, a nonprofit organization, is made up of
June 12, 2007 Press Release
Kaptur offered the continuing assistance of her office in assuring that information is provided across all agencies expeditiously and completely to streamline the application procedures for those experiencing damage. In addition, she requested that FEMA work to convene a meeting in the district including FEMA, SBA, Department of Agriculture, EPA, and the Army Corps of
June 12, 2007 Press Release
Without the opportunity for an up or down vote on the pay raise, final passage is expected today on the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill, which contains the automatic cost of living increase for Congress.

Congresswoman Kaptur said Members of Congress should forego the increases at

June 12, 2007 Press Release
"We must reshape trade agreements in North America to ensure rising standards of living for our peoples," said Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur.

The groups met in Ottawa on June 5, 2006, to extend the work of the first North American Forum held in Washington in May 2005. This second forum brought progressive legislators together

June 12, 2007 Press Release
Our coastal region can draw millions of visitors here annually by showcasing the beauty of our 'Bloom Coast’. Lucas and Lorain Counties are Ohio's flower capitals. Homeowners, businesses, organizations and local governments can visually show their support by beautifying their own property and neighborhood,” said Kaptur. “Through coordinated theme plantings, our region
June 12, 2007 Press Release
A hazardous substance grant of $200,000 and a petroleum grant of $200,000 will be used to conduct community outreach activities, perform environmental site assessments, and to investigate the impacts of exposures on at-risk populations.

The funding will aid the City and the Port Authority to identify potentially hazardous sites and prepare preliminary clean-up plans for those sites.

June 12, 2007 Press Release
"As we enjoy one of the most beautiful spring seasons on record, it seems an appropriate time to welcome the start of the Senior Farmers' Market Coupon Program," said Kaptur. "Since this effort began in the summer of 2001, it has provided more than $5 million in fresh fruits and vegetables to thousands of our region's older adults, while
June 12, 2007 Press Release
TOLEDO, OHIO - Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) released the following statement on the latest trade deficit numbers released by the Department of Commerce today. The trade deficit hit $62 billion in March, which is almost $10 billion more than the previous year's monthly deficit of $53.7 billion. The deficit
June 12, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) joined her colleagues in the House and Members of the Democratic Rural Working Group today to unveil a plan to invest in America, grow our energy, and establish energy independence. The Biofuels Energy package would rapidly expand the production and distribution of biofuels;

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