Veterans

Rep. Marcy Kaptur with Major Eric Jankowski of Toledo

 

 

 

 

 

Cutting the ribbon on the new VA Clinic in Toledo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More on Veterans

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request, which includes an 11% reduction to the Department of Energy and a $270 million dollar, 90 % cut to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

 

March 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan H.R. 1271, the Veterans’-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals Act of 2019 (VET HP Act).

 

February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), alongside Representatives John Rutherford (FL-4), Tim Ryan (OH-13), and Derek Kilmer (WA-6), introduced the bipartisan Veterans’-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals Act of 2019.

 

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, announced her nominations for candidates from Ohio’s 9th Congressional District to the nation’s leading service institutions: the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY.

 

September 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), who co-led Conference Committee negotiations as a member of the Appropriations “Minibus” Conference Committee, announced Ohio priorities secured in the spending deal which covers the Department of Energy, Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Construction, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Legislative Branch.

August 26, 2018 Press Release

Toledo, Ohio — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), the senior woman in the U.S. House of Representatives, issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain of Arizona:

“I extend deepest sympathies and abiding gratitude to Mrs. Cindy McCain, and Senator McCain’s lovely mother, Roberta, and his beloved children,Douglas, Andrew, Sidney, Meghan, John, James and Bridget, on the loss of this great American  patriot.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House has passed Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur’s (OH-09) bill, H.R. 2787, the Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals (VET HP) Act. The bill would create shadowing and training opportunities for individuals entering the medical profession, including doctors, nurses, and physical therapists, who provide health care services for veterans.

July 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur welcomed action by the Lorain City Council to rezone 9.7 acres at Kolbe and West Erie in the City of Lorain to make way for a new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinic. With a final announcement pending, construction is expected to commence in 2019. Kaptur vowed to keep the clinic in Lorain when it was announced the clinic would leave the former St. Joseph’s hospital for a temporary location in Sheffield. 

July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) advanced in the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Kaptur’s bill, H.R. 2787, the Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals (VET HP) Act would bolster shadowing and training opportunities for individuals entering the medical profession, including doctors, nurses, and physical therapists, who provide health care services for our veterans.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, a bill by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) advanced in a key subcommittee in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Kaptur’s bill, the Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals (VET HP) Act would bolster shadowing and training opportunities for medical professionals, like doctors, nurses, and physical therapists, who provide health care services for our veterans. This hurdle moves this bill one more step toward passage.