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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.

December 27, 2007 Press Release
 

Her assassination reminds us that political succession in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has been undermined again by a growing power struggle, with escalating violence between military, religious, and constitutionalist factions. This has been the case since Pakistan's attempts to operationalize constitutional government that began in 1973.

As did her
December 19, 2007 Press Release

"Not a moment too soon," Kaptur said, "Congress finally has taken action on the energy crisis that is squeezing the middle class, threatening our economy, distorting our foreign policy, and leaving us vulnerable to repressive governments that just happen to control vast oil reserves."

Kaptur, a longtime proponent of alternative
December 12, 2007 Press Release


Over the life of the project, the cogeneration facility is expected to save rate payers a minimum of almost $15 million and potentially as much as $40 million.  This is based on projections that the methane gas from the landfill will be available for at least 20 years and perhaps as many as 35 years.  The biogas-generated
December 10, 2007 Press Release


"For nearly fourteen years, NAFTA has reneged on its promises, bringing even more poverty and job loss to communities across the continent," Kaptur said. "I join my colleagues from Maine to California in demanding a new, equitable model for free trade among free peoples."

Nancy Boyda (D-KS), a leading
December 6, 2007 Press Release


Kaptur said, "In passing this bill, the House of Representatives took an important step toward moving our nation into the 21st Century.  This legislation incorporates many of the alternative energy proposals that we have been debating for years."

"This bill puts America on a path toward energy independence and a day when she can be free from an
December 5, 2007 Press Release
Marcy Kaptur praised British Petroleum America (BP) for its historic $2.5 billion investment in the company's Toledo refining plant.  

The proposed expansion and modernization of the facility is predicted to bring thousands of jobs to Northwest Ohio.

The announcement, a joint venture between BP and Husky
December 5, 2007 Press Release

The proposed expansion and modernization of the facility is predicted to bring thousands of jobs to Northwest Ohio.

The announcement, a joint venture between BP and Husky Energy, lays out a plan to upgrade the Toledo facility to handle up to 170,000 barrels a day by 2015 of Canadian heavy crude oil from Husky's Alberta oil sands fields.

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