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July 17, 2009 Press Release
“This is an investment in the future of the 180th in Toledo as the most modern fighter wing in America,” said Congresswoman Kaptur, a member of the influential House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee. The funding was approved by the subcommittee in the Fiscal Year 2010 defense appropriations bill.

July 14, 2009 Press Release


Congresswoman Kaptur said the U.S. Department of Transportation award is designated for repair of the sole commercial ferry dock and replacement of the dilapidated passenger and freight terminal building on the island.

“These improvements will enhance Middle Bass Island’s significant appeal as a tourist destination,” said Congresswoman Kaptur.

July 10, 2009 Press Release
Rep. Kaptur today described the St. Lawrence Seaway “the vital link of commerce between our nation’s heartland and world markets” and a powerful engine for job growth. She urged continued investment in the system of canals, channels and locks that connect Northern Ohio and America’s heartland to world markets.

July 9, 2009 Press Release
“Agriculture is Ohio’s biggest business, and this legislation will help grow our economy forward and propel job creation by building higher technology, sustainable agricultural opportunities across our region,” said Kaptur, a member of the agriculture appropriations subcommittee.

July 1, 2009 Press Release
The Great Lakes states would benefit from creation of a new regional power marketing authority thanks to a key amendment that Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur succeeded in placing in the climate change legislation that the House of Representative passed on Friday evening. The Kaptur amendment, included in the manager’s amendment to H.R. 2484,
June 26, 2009 Press Release
The Kaptur amendment, included in the manager’s amendment to H.R. 2484, authorizes the Secretary of Energy to authorize a power marketing authority with $3.26 billion in additional lending authority. Kaptur, a longtime advocate of alternative energy, said the authority would be used to develop renewable energy sources and spur economic development in the Great Lakes region.

June 25, 2009 Press Release
Rep. Marcy Kaptur welcomed Vice President Joe Biden to Northwest Ohio and during a private meeting asked the Obama Administration to release funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. Congresswoman Kaptur said local communities in the Ninth Congressional District, including Toledo, have been forced to lay off safety forces
June 25, 2009 Press Release
The following information is from the House Committee on Education and Labor.  Please visit their website for more information on this important issue.

June 24, 2009 Press Release
Congresswoman Kaptur said local communities in the Ninth Congressional District, including Toledo, have been forced to lay off safety forces due to tight budget conditions. She said the COPS program grants could help alleviate the stress on law enforcement agencies heading into the summer months. 

June 17, 2009 Press Release
“Federal assistance is crucial in helping local governments to continue enhancing their capabilities to respond to both natural disasters and terrorist attacks,” said Congresswoman Kaptur.

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