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May 16, 2008 Press Release
The award would be used to install modern computer and camera-based surveillance systems to monitor activity in and around the Toledo port’s 19 terminals. The project also would include installation of lighting and towers to deter criminal and potential terrorist activity.

May 15, 2008 Press Release

The Farm, Nutrition and Bioenergy Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 318-106, which would indicate enough support to override a threatened veto by President Bush.

May 6, 2008 Press Release
Marcy Kaptur met with World War II Veterans as part of the Honor Flight Program.  The program, which flies veterans to Washington, D.C. to see memorials erected in their honor, recently brought a group of veterans from Northwest Ohio to the National Mall.

May 5, 2008 Press Release
“Record high gasoline prices are putting the squeeze on American families and hurting our economy,” said Congresswoman Kaptur. “Congress gave the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) greater power to prevent price manipulation, and now the public has an opportunity to help the agency shape the new rules to deal with this situation.”

April 30, 2008 Press Release
“I am glad to finally answer the calls of so many of my constituents who have been asking for improvements to the GI Bill,” declared Kaptur, an original cosponsor of the legislation. “I am proud of those who serve our country at home and abroad, and I applaud Congress for rewarding their dedication.”

April 23, 2008 Press Release
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Dear President Bush,

April 10, 2008 Press Release
The Department of Homeland Security has relaxed a policy that would have required recreational and commercial boaters report to U.S. Customs after every trip in which they crossed the international boundary in the middle of Lake Erie.

April 8, 2008 Press Release
“President Bush is pushing an agreement that ignores the violence, corruption, discrimination, and blatant human rights violations perpetrated by President Uribe’s administration in Colombia,” Kaptur said.
April 8, 2008 Press Release
Marcy Kaptur joined with officials from the Northwest Ohio Area Office on Aging at Toledo’s outdoor farmers market to kick-off the popular Senior Farmers’ Market Coupon Program (SFMCP).

“As we come to this year’s Spring season, we welcome the start of the Senior Farmers’ Market Coupon Program,” said Kaptur. “Since this effort
April 8, 2008 Press Release
“As we come to this year’s Spring season, we welcome the start of the Senior Farmers’ Market Coupon Program,” said Kaptur. “Since this effort began in the summer of 2001, it has provided nearly $10 million in fresh fruits and vegetables to thousands of our region’s older adults, while also providing income to hundreds of local growers.