Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur is Born

1946: Marcia Carolyn (Marcy) Kaptur, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, is born in Toledo. After attending St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1968 and completed a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan in 1974. In 1981, she did post-graduate study in urban planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to serving in Congress, Kaptur served on the Toledo-Lucas County Planning Commission from 1969 to 1975, as director of planning for the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs from 1975 to 1977, and as a domestic policy advisor during President Jimmy Carter's administration.
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Pelosi Announces Additional Committee Assignments for Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee has recommended that Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur serve on the House Agriculture Committee and that Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia serve on the House Armed Services Committee. “Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur is a respected voice for forward-thinking,...

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur to attend Ukrainian fundraiser in Sylvania

Lourdes University will host Raising Hope for Ukrainian Children, a fundraising event to support humanitarian aid for children affected by the war. Congressman Marcy Kaptur, the founder and co-chair of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, will be on hand at the event, which will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Russell Ebeid Recreation Center, located at 6737 Convent Blvd.

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur wants to establish a federal ‘Great Lakes Authority’ to promote region’s environment and economy

WASHINGTON, D. C. -- U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur on Thursday introduced legislation that would establish a new federal entity called the “Great Lakes Authority” that would promote regional development in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin much as the Tennessee Valley Authority was founded as part of the New Deal to boost that region’s economic development.

County Executive Armond Budish Issues Statement in Support of U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s ‘Great Lakes Authority’ Legislation

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH – Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish issued the following statement:. “I want to express my tremendous support of U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur’s new ‘Great Lakes Authority’ legislation, which would invest in economic and workforce development and environmental conservation. Her vision of fostering innovation, utilizing our water infrastructure and administering broadband projects closely aligns with the goals Cuyahoga County works to achieve every day.

The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur’s Office Announce The 39th Annual Ninth Congressional District Invitational High School Art Exhibition

The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur present the Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Competition to honor artistic excellence demonstrated by area high school students. Congresswoman Kaptur has been presenting this opportunity to her district since 1983. High Schools and student artists in Lucas, Ottawa, Cuyahoga, Erie, and Lorain counties are invited to participate.

President Biden joined for speech in Lorain near Cleveland by prominent Democrats, including Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, U.S. HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, Ohio Congresswomen Marcy Kaptur and Shontel Brown, state Senator Nickie Antonio, and more

From left: United States President Joe Biden, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, Ohio 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, U.S. HUD Secretary Marcia L Fudge, Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Shontel Brown, and Ohio State Senator Nickie Antonio (Click on the title on latest news herein to view the full picture)
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House Democrats are retiring in droves. Not Ohio's Marcy Kaptur.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Few would be surprised if Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio joined the growing list of Democrats retiring from Congress. In her 40th year in office, Kaptur is already the longest-serving woman in House history. Her heartland populism — which earned her an invitation to be Ross Perot’s Reform Party running mate in 1996 — has been eclipsed by the angry economic nationalism advanced by right-wing allies of former President Donald Trump. And in a redistricting process that has been slowed by partisanship, Republicans seem determined to redraw her Great Lakes-hugging district in a way that would make it difficult for her to win again.

Rep. Marcy Kaptur reflects on being trapped during Jan. 6 Capitol attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur was one of the last lawmakers evacuated from the House chamber when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. What You Need To Know. One year after the U.S. Capitol was attacked by supporters of President...