Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) heralded news today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest an additional $5,000,000 across Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to improve water quality in Lake Erie’s western basin.
“For 50 years, the Older Americans Act has provided services and funding to help elderly Americans live with dignity and purpose. Far reaching in its efforts, the law has helped states like Ohio create strong networks and agencies that deliver critical services to seniors, such as food and nutrition assistance, housing, transportation, preventive health care, caregiver support and elder abuse prevention.
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge Announces $95 Million in Tax Credits Awarded to Northeast Ohio Community...
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of the Treasury awarded $95 million in tax credits to two community development agencies in Ohio’s Eleventh Congressional District. The Cleveland New Markets Investment Fund, LLC received $50 million and the Development Fund of Western Reserve (of Akron) received $45 million.
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) is pleased to announce the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Shoreline Cities grants to the City of Euclid to improve Lake Erie water quality. Totaling $174,206, the grants will be used to construct rain gardens and bioswales in Sims Park as well as bioretention ponds and porous concrete in Euclid’s municipal parking lot.
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) has called out GOP lawmakers last night for their push to adopt H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection (RIP) Act. This bill would block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from finalizing a clarifying rule determining whether certain waterways are covered under the Clean Water Act. The contested rule would reduce costly confusion and delays to permitting, and help ensure streams, wetlands, and surrounding communities are protected
Today Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur celebrated the allocation of $4,968,105.61 by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) to assist Northern Ohio land banks through its Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP). Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation will receive $2,699,071.83, Lorain County Land Reutilization Corporation will receive $269,033.78 and Lucas County Land Reutilization Corporation will receive $2,000,000.00
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) delivered opening remarks to the House Committee on Rules last night, calling for a budget compromise that will end harmful sequester cuts that neglect critical projects. Energy and water projects and initiatives support U.S. economic development and manufacturing competitiveness, nuclear security, energy independence, water security, and basic infrastructure that prevents flooding and droughts throughout the country. Her full statement
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur voted against legislation that passed in the House last night to raise interest rates on homeowners and expose many consumers to predatory lending practices that are currently prohibited by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). These Republican proposals, H.R. 650 and H.R. 685, would reclassify certain types of manufactured housing to allow real estate and financial services companies to push their customers into predatory and high-cost lending and insurance.
Congresswoman Beatty Helps Lead Unanimous Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Assist Credit Union Customers
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) helped lead the successful House passage of the Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2015, H.R. 299. The legislation will allow privately-insured credit unions to apply for membership in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, thereby providing individuals and businesses greater access to credit in a tight credit-market. H.R. 299 is being led Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) and Congresswoman Beatty, and passed the House unanimously.
WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH - February 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge is pleased to announce introduction of legislation to aid states and cities in addressing the need to demolish vacant and abandoned properties. The Restore our Neighborhoods Act of 2013 (H.R. 656) was jointly introduced by Congresswoman Fudge (OH-11), Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) and unveiled today at a news conference in Cleveland.
Lost your job, can't keep up with mortgage payments? Starting today you might find relief from Ohio's Restoring Stability Fund. Ohio will receive a total of $320million from President Obama's Hardest Hit Fund to aid Ohioans struggling tokeep their homes. As a member of Congress, I've long advocated for targetedfunding to the hardest hit states, and was proud when the Hardest Hit Fund wasestablished. The President's multi-pronged approach will help families keep their dreams, even in the midst of this recession.