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January 29, 2008 Press Release

I am truly disappointed by the President’s emphasis on fixing the economy using a flawed trade model and tired, old economic strategies. The President advocates the same job-killing trade policies that have outsourced good jobs for decades. If he wants to turn the American economy around, he should not be encouraging more free trade agreements, but working
January 28, 2008 Press Release


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 North Toledo's Deverell Flowers talks about the difference the Police Athletic League made in his life.

January 18, 2008 Press Release

Rising unemployment, rising food, fuel, and health care costs, the home foreclosure crisis,  rising budget and trade deficits --all demand attention and action. A short term fiscal stimulus that reaches America's workers, families, and communities is a step in the right direction. To build our nation forward at home again, and stem the

January 17, 2008 Press Release
In prepared remarks, Congresswoman Kaptur said, “America is facing an economic situation that has the potential to be catastrophic.  Because of the poor judgment and intense greed of a few banks, companies, organizations, and, indeed, politicians, the average American has been thrust into economic insecurity.  The sub-prime mortgage crisis, perpetuated by profit-hungry lenders and those who traded
January 11, 2008 Press Release


"The United States cannot continue to watch as our nation bleeds capital, jobs, and security," Kaptur said. "The small steps our nation is taking are barely enough to slow the bleeding, and not nearly enough to cure the injury.  America needs a new trade policy."
 
The surge in deficit, blamed on rising oil prices and
January 9, 2008 Press Release
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur welcomed the release of $2.2 million in federal funds by the U.S. Department of Labor to help in cleanup and recovery efforts in seven Ohio counties that were hit by severe flooding earlier this year. The funds will be used to create temporary jobs to repair property damage and also clean and reconstruct waterways that were affected by the floods.

January 9, 2008 Press Release


At the same time, Congresswoman Kaptur repeated her call for a comprehensive approach to watershed issues in the region.

January 3, 2008 Press Release
NAFTA, which was approved more than 14 years ago but fully implemented only with the start of 2008, will result in even greater economic hardship in coming months, according to Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur. “NAFTA has had a devastating, negative impact on jobs in America—especially in the manufacturing sector—and an equally damaging impact on the agricultural sector in Mexico,” said Kaptur.
January 3, 2008 Press Release
“NAFTA has had a devastating, negative impact on jobs in America—especially in the manufacturing sector—and an equally damaging impact on the agricultural sector in Mexico,” said Kaptur.

January 2, 2008 Press Release


returning.jpgThe increases will apply to three key programs: disability compensation, pension, and survivors' benefits.

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