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August 21, 2009 Press Release

Wojciechowski, who celebrated his 95th birthday this year and lived and raised a family in Toledo, Ohio, now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

August 18, 2009 Press Release

“I am supporting an improved health system that puts you in charge rather than someone else making a decision about your health care and gives you more options—more options for doctors and more options for insurance,” Kaptur responded to one of the participants in the web chat.

August 17, 2009 Press Release
“I am one member that is dedicated to helping our small business community obtain competitive and very good coverage,” she said in response to a question.  “The way in which businesses have an opportunity to access insurance in the bill is a work in progress.  Nonetheless, the bill does have some major provisions that suggest how
August 10, 2009 Press Release
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August 3, 2009 Press Release
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July 31, 2009 Speech
Mr. Speaker, America faces a vital decision to improve health care for all, both its quality and affordability. But follow the money.
Ask yourself, Who's making the big bucks off the current arrangement? Aren't you tired of all those expensive medicine ads on TV?

If you weren't sick before you watch them you're sick afterwards.

July 24, 2009 Press Release

Congresswoman Kaptur supported the minimum wage increase, which passed the House with bipartisan support (348-73) as part of an emergency supplemental appropriations bill in May 2007.

July 23, 2009 Speech
Mr. Speaker, our whole economy has been in trouble for a long time. We can no longer look at foreclosure rates but ignore our trade deficit, or discuss high gas prices without mentioning the billions spent on Wall Street and the growing U.S. debt that results from an economy not in charge of itself.

   Mr. Speaker, the health of our economy is not just one

July 23, 2009 Press Release

The statutory PAYGO bill requires Congress to pay for tax cuts or increases in entitlement spending with other budget savings.

“Our nation must confront the enormous deficits and debt we’re facing,” Congresswoman Kaptur said.

July 17, 2009 Press Release
Congresswoman Kaptur today announced a $30 million boost to efforts to upgrade and replace engines at the Toledo-based 180th Air National Guard Fighter Wing.