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June 12, 2007 Press Release
Kaptur was joined by the USDA Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Extension Service of Ohio State University, several area landscapers and nursery operators, and school children to bring community awareness to private home and land owners. She urged scout troops, school groups, the business
June 12, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) announced today that Midwest Optoelectronics of Toledo will be awarded $99,455 from the Department of Energy's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to further its path-breaking work in solar cell technology. This funding will be made available
June 12, 2007 Press Release
"It's always been said that if you don't like the policies of the Bush Administration, wait six months. Six months ago he opposed many of the steps he is suggesting today. Furthermore, what the President has suggested today I proposed several years ago. Modifying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a bill I introduced before last summer's gasoline price
June 12, 2007 Press Release
"The record-breaking hemorrhage of America's good jobs continues unabated as evidenced by the latest trade deficit figures released today," said Kaptur. "Every billion dollars in deficit equals more than 10,000 jobs lost. At the same time, the U.S. is becoming more and more beholden to foreign interests who are financing this net deficit. We are not only shipping jobs overseas, we are shipping
June 12, 2007 Press Release
April 3, 2006

The Honorable Michael Leavitt, Secretary
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201

Dear Secretary Leavitt:

June 12, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In celebration of Women's History Month, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) introduced the Honoring Female Pioneers Act today that creates a U.S. postage stamp honoring four female Congressional pioneers: Jeannette Rankin (R-MT), Mary Teresa Norton (D-NJ), Patsy Mink (D-HI), and Shirley Chisholm
June 12, 2007 Press Release
"This amendment would have allowed Congress to oversee exactly how the billions in taxpayer dollars are being spent in Iraq and in the Gulf Coast," said Kaptur. "Though the Republican leadership did not allow a vote on this amendment, it remains critical that Congress curtail the opportunities for waste, fraud, and abuse in federal contracting."

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June 12, 2007 Press Release
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the federal agency charged with responding to problems created by invasive species, such as the Emerald Ash Borer, and has not followed Congressional directives," said Kaptur. "I hope the Bush Administration's approach to this crisis will not be the same as to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf: denial of what really is needed to get the job
June 12, 2007 Press Release
"To ignore the public outcry over this ill conceived plan is absolutely irresponsible," said Kaptur. "The American people elected us to do something when an issue like this comes up."

Last afternoon, Republicans voted to block consideration of a bill that would have immediately stopped the Bush-Dubai ports deal. Democrats are

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