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March 19, 2009 Press Release
AIG is the target of public outrage after revelations that it awarded $165 million in bonuses to executives. AIG has received up to $173 billion in bailout funds from the American taxpayers.

March 19, 2009 Press Release
AIG is the target of public outrage after revelations that it awarded $165 million in bonuses to executives. AIG has received up to $173 billion in bailout funds from the American taxpayers.

March 18, 2009 Press Release


“This funding throws a food lifeline for thousands of older Americans,” said Congresswoman Kaptur, who as a member of the House Appropriations subcommittee on agriculture wrote legislation to create the Senior Farmers Market Coupon program. “Such assistance is exceedingly important in a state that has suffered a direct hit from the recession.”

March 16, 2009 Press Release
From March 9–27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is conducting a signup for restoring and protecting flood-prone lands. Unlike other USDA funds, this program is not restricted to land that is farmed. The Natural Resources Conservation Service
March 5, 2009 Press Release
This panel was developed in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (a.k.a. the “Bailout”)

February 26, 2009 Speech
Mr. Speaker, last night, President Obama said that in this time of economic insecurity, America must avoid the possibility of protectionism. My friends, where are the fearsome red-herring protectionists?

   We all believe in free trade so long as it is fair trade, and I believe most of all in free trade among free people. Our Nation

February 25, 2009 Press Release


“I agree with President Obama that even though we are facing a long road of rebuilding and recovery, our nation will emerge stronger than before. The American people are extraordinarily resilient, and we will overcome this challenge.

“If the President is truly looking to reduce our deficits and return our fiscal house to order, he should include our trade deficits that
February 24, 2009 Speech
Mr. Speaker, Congressman Poe raises some very good points. One of the major reasons we should be renegotiating NAFTA is to deal with many of the consequences of that trade agreement which was sold as a nirvana for the continent, and there are so many consequences that are harmful to people in this country and to the other two trading partners. So I was very interested in his remarks.

February 16, 2009 Press Release


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 Rebecca Boone and Marcy with the winning piece.
A six-member panel of distinguished jurors honored Ms. Boone for her

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