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June 12, 2007 Speech

HON. MARCY KAPTUR
OF OHIO
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2006


Ms. KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening to tell a little story.

June 12, 2007 Speech

Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding.

With this resolution, Congress puts the Bush administration on notice we take the first step toward a course correction in Iraq that the American people voted last November.

We also put the leaders of Iraq on notice that our troop strength there will be redeploying, not escalating.

June 12, 2007 Speech

I do not support an escalation of US troop levels in Iraq. President Bush cannot lead America to military victory in Iraq absent a viable political solution that puts Iraq back together and redeploys our soldiers from that of an occupying force. His statement is three years too late and several hundred thousand soldiers short. The President refuses to see

June 12, 2007 Speech

I want to thank Representative Inslee for taking this special order tonight on the very first night of the new Congress, the 110th Congress which is going to be so historic. And Speaker Pelosi's remarks today about energy independence for our country just rang so true. In a district like ours, which is a major new solar manufacturer, as well as wind turbine manufacturer

June 12, 2007 Speech

HON. MARCY KAPTUR 
OF OHIO
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2006

June 12, 2007 Speech

HON. MARCY KAPTUR 
OF OHIO
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006

June 12, 2007 Press Release
America will send a new generation of explorers to the moon aboard NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle. Making its first flights early in the next decade, Orion is part of the Constellation Program to send human explorers back to the moon, and then onward to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.

A component of the Vision for Space Exploration, Orion's development is

June 12, 2007 Press Release

"Our nation has made great strides since the first Earth Day in 1970," said Congresswoman Kaptur. "From the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act to creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, our response to pollution has become more robust. We have begun the cleanup of Lake Erie and the Great Lakes, which has spurred greater tourism and more economic opportunities.

June 12, 2007 Press Release
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Trucking Safety Act would prohibit trucks based in Mexico from entering the U.S. from entering the United States beyond commercial zones until the U.S. Department of Transportation promulgates rules for compliance by Mexican drivers and carriers with federal safety regulations.

June 12, 2007 Press Release
Congresswoman Kaptur, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, said Plum Brook will be the site for integrated vertical tests of NASA's fully-assembled new spacecraft, Orion, whose mission will be to explore Earth's Moon and the planet Mars.

The contract will be carried out by the Glenn Research Center, which last year

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