Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur

Kaptur leads in earmarks

While not requesting the highest amount of dollars, she had the highest number of earmarks out of the Ohio house members.

Rep. David Hopson (Springfield/Lancaster) leads all Ohio members with requests totaling $48 million, while Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Sandusky/Lorain) had the most requests with 40.

Kaptur wants to "leave the continent a better place."

An interesting article about Marcy's activities north of the border:
Once inside the office, Kaptur tells the gathering of about two dozen people that it's been her dream to tour the wind farm in Bayham.

Kaptur talked about wanting to

"leave the continent a better place."

Nova Scotia reps in Toledo to discuss study, partnership

Representatives of a proposed deepwater container port in Nova Scotia are expected to sign a "strategic collaboration agreement" with Toledo port officials when they meet with local leaders and visit Toledo's port facilities today and tomorrow.

Leavitt to introduce job training program and request scholarships for students with 3.0


Bradley S. Leavitt, Congressional Candidate for Ohio’s Ninth District, will hold press conferences on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. These conferences will be scheduled as follows:

9:00 am The Employment netWork

Kaptur's first electronic newsletter

Dear Friends,

Welcome to our first electronic newsletter. I look forward to the opportunity to share information with you through this additional outreach service.

With the “dog days” of summer upon us, many Northern Ohio families will take vacations. Unfortunately, fuel costs are cramping travel plans.

Troy Neff Show: Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones On Immigration

Frustrated by what he sees as federal inaction, Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones has launched a local campaign against illegal immigration in southern Ohio.

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones Interview


While gas prices rise and many Toledoans are suffering, Kaptur talks about North American Union

While gas prices rise, Kaptur talks about how Bush lied to the Pope

Global Food Crisis? It's the corporations fault

From the "scratching your head" desk, in the Philadelphia Enquirer:
The global food system feeds gluttonous corporations first

Kaptur: Columbia free trade is ONLY about oil

Kaptur criticized for "pork" projects

Spending projects sponsored by Ohioans Sherrod Brown, George Voinovich, Marcy Kaptur, Dennis Kucinich and Ralph Regula made it into the latest incarnation of the Congressional Pig Book , the yearly compendium of pork projects released by Citizens Against Government Waste, a group that critiques government spending.


A wise warning to protectionists - Plain Dealer takes on Marcy and other anti-NAFTA folks

Robert Reich visited Oberlin College about a month too late. It would have nice if Bill Clinton's secretary of labor had been here before the Ohio primary, when his party's leading presidential candidates were busy bashing trade in general and the North American Free Trade Agreement in particular.

Marcy Kaptur on the Trans America Highway and NAFTA

I believe this is several years old. I sense frustration :).

Colleges get $66 million in earmarks

Many earmarks to Ohio colleges were sponsored by more than one lawmaker.

Of those that were directed to individual schools, Republican Sen. George V. Voinovich and Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur, of Toledo, tied for the most, with 16. Voinovich's name was on $13.3 million, and Kaptur's was on $12.5 million.

Heritage foundation says area to lose 208 million if Kaptur and other Dems implement budget

The Heritage Foundation says Marcy Kaptur's support of the budget could cost the 9th district 208 Million dollars and 2000 jobs.

District and Rep: OH 9 Marcy Kaptur (D)
Pop, 2006: 624,654
Non-Farm Emp, 2006: 292,873
Avg Tax Increase Per Taxpayer, 2012: $1,645
Loss in Jobs, 2012: 2,001
Loss to Local Economy (Millions), 2012 : $208 million

Kaptur calls stimulus checks "Welfare" for middle class

These comments were back in January, but still interesting. I especially like: "Giving a little bit out because it is an election year so everyone says oh you gave me a little bit. I don't think people are that naive."

Yes we are not naive.

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Kaptur and other delegates playing hardball even though state overwhelmingly supported Clinton-updated

Kaptur votes against Ethics Office, on antiNAFTA taskforce, against secret sessions, and worried left out of budget process

*Ethics Office
The House ended up voting 229-182 to create an Office of Congressional Ethics that could initiate its own probes of House of Representatives members. Republicans and Democrats would each appoint three people from outside of Congress to serve in the office.

Marcy Kaptur a YouTube Diary

(YouTube and others :))
Bernake coverage on CNBC:

Kaptur mistakes Bernanke for Paulson at hearing

Myabe a good idea for Marcy to do a little homework before a hearing???
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur came to a House committee hearing on Thursday prepared to ask U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson tough questions about his involvement in the subprime mortgage crisis.

Unfortunately, she was questioning the chairman of the Federal Reserve.

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