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.
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.