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February 26, 2008 Press Release
“This federal award will alleviate human suffering locally,” said Congresswoman Kaptur, who last week briefed U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Nancy Montanez Johner on the emergency food shortage in Lucas County.

February 15, 2008 Press Release
Congresswoman Kaptur will welcome a high-ranking federal official to the Toledo area on Tuesday.

Nancy Montanez Johner, the federal official in charge of the food stamp program and several other anti-hunger initiatives, will join Congresswoman Kaptur in a visit to the Toledo Seagate Food Bank, 526 High Street, at 1:30 p.m.

February 15, 2008 Press Release
Nancy Montanez Johner, the federal official in charge of the food stamp program and several other anti-hunger initiatives, will join Congresswoman Kaptur in a visit to the Toledo Seagate Food Bank, 526 High Street, at 1:30 p.m.

Congresswoman Kaptur and Undersecretary Johner will discuss the challenges facing Northern Ohio food banks and food pantries during the
February 14, 2008 Press Release
“The December figures confirm that our trade deficit with China will climb by more than 10 percent this year,” Kaptur said. 

“The $18.8 billion December deficit with Communist China means our annual deficit with that nation will exceed a quarter of a trillion dollars for the first time in history.  That means lost jobs and lost wealth in America.”

February 11, 2008 Press Release
Runners up were Jacquelyn Pitts, a student at Oberlin High School, and Lyon Ganun, a student at Sylvania Northview High School.

February 7, 2008 Press Release

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It is my privilege to testify today before the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.  Please let me thank the
February 5, 2008 Press Release

“I appreciate the decision by the National Park Service to place a high priority on emergency repairs to the monument, especially in a very difficult fiscal environment,” said Congresswoman Kaptur.  “The Perry Victory and International Peace Memorial is an important site that preserves our heritage as a nation.”

February 4, 2008 Press Release

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), sometimes called the Earned Income Credit, is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working families and individuals.  Eligible filers usually end up with more money in their pockets, either by reducing the amount of tax they owe or providing them with a refund when the EITC exceeds the amount of taxes owed.

February 4, 2008 Press Release
Especially in these tough economic times, working people and families who qualify for the EITC should take advantage of this important tax credit.  If you think you might be eligible for the EITC, or if you know someone else who might qualify, call my office or get more information from the Internal Revenue Servi
January 29, 2008 Press Release
Delivering on her promise to work with the North Toledo community after disturbances there in 2005, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur this morning visited the site of the former Leverette Junior High to bring good news for youth recreation and academic enhancement in the area.  Kaptur announced that, through her efforts, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) will provide $1 million to assist

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