Veterans

Rep. Marcy Kaptur with Major Eric Jankowski of Toledo

 

 

 

 

 

Cutting the ribbon on the new VA Clinic in Toledo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3055, an Appropriations package totaling $383.3 billion in discretionary spending that consists of five Fiscal Year 2020 funding bills, Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development.

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) released the following statement announcing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded two grants to the State of Ohio totaling $5,134,000 for renovations at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio. The first award includes $1,473,647 in federal assistance to renovate windows at the Ohio Veterans Home, which will help with the weatherization of the facility.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day:

 

Rep. Kaptur:

 

Mr. Speaker,

 

I rise today to commemorate the historic 75th anniversary of D-Day – June 6, 1944 – the heroic, Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy, France. 

 

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), joined the Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) to pay tribute to all Americans who have sacrificed their lives in uniform. The Memorial Day Observance took place at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. and commemorated the 15th anniversary of the memorial’s dedication.

 

April 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) released the following statement after a veteran died by suicide outside the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland:

 

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) applauded the historic legislative achievements made in the first 100 of the new Democratic Majority in the House of Representatives:

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.