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June 15, 2009 Press Release
“Hundreds of small businesses in our region are under stress because of high unemployment and a slow economy,” said Congresswoman Kaptur.

June 12, 2009 Press Release
The program includes $25 billion nationwide for two new types of Recovery Zone Bonds: one program for economic development and another for facilities.

Congresswoman Kaptur said the city of Toledo would receive approximately $45 million in bond authority, including
$17,975,000 in economic development authority and $26,963,000 in facility bond authority. 
June 10, 2009 Press Release
Congresswoman Kaptur said the federal award will fund the purchase of approximately fifteen 35-foot buses, ten 30-foot buses, eleven paratransit for the TARPS fleet, and six support vehicles.

The funds also will be used for purchase of a bus-stop and boarding announcement system to enhance access under the Americans with Disabilities Act for 30-foot and 35-foot TARTA buses.
May 26, 2009 Press Release

Here are some of the major tax benefits for small businesses:

May 21, 2009 Press Release

“The bill, while it does not go far enough, is a smoke signal that something needs to be done to reign in usurious interest rates and predatory credit card practices,” said Kaptur.

May 19, 2009 Press Release

“Nursing jobs are expected to grow faster than most other occupations for the next decade,” said Congresswoman Kaptur. “Our region is well positioned to be a leader in nurse training, including graduate education.”
May 14, 2009 Press Release
The legislation would provide more than $15 million (estimated) in federal awards for public schools in the Ninth Congressional District, including approximately $11.3 million for the Toledo Public Schools, approximately $926,000 for the Washington Local School District, and approximately $699,000 for the Sandusky City school district.
May 13, 2009 Speech
Madam Speaker, today the United States announced that America's trade deficit is back on the rise. The 2008 annual trade deficit topped $677 billion. That is three-quarters of $1 trillion, knocking several points off of economic growth in our country, and yet in response to today's announcement of the growing deficit, U.S.
May 12, 2009 Press Release

“We are challenging people to plant victory gardens,” she said. “All we ask is that when you grow food for your family that you give some of it to your local food kitchen or a local food bank.” She directed potential victory gardeners to a web site: