WASHINGTON (AP) — The military assistance package for Ukraine that's at the center of the impeachment inquiry started as a mere line item in a massive spending bill. The aid was little discussed,...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congresswoman says she'll be back at work after the car she was driving was hit by a backhoe.
The office of U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur says the accident happened...
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are planning a tour of the Soo Locks complex in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to learn about a proposed $1 billion upgrade.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The future of Ohio's congressional district map is in the hands of three federal judges.
Testimony concluded Wednesday about a lawsuit charging that the GOP-controlled...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The longest-serving woman in U.S. House history blamed partisan gerrymandering on Wednesday for making "a mess" of Congress and harming the nation.
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Three northern Ohio cities have received nearly $10 million for a river restoration project.
The state Department of Natural Resources requested the state Controlling Board issue $9.9 million for the cities of Lorain and Conneaut (KAW'-nee-awt) along with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority.
Lorain received $4 million to build the Black River Dredge Reuse Facility to recycle sediment dredged from the river.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Troy Balderson of Ohio has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress.
Balderson, 56, defeated Democrat Danny O'Connor last month in an expensive, hard-fought special election to succeed longtime U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi, a Republican who retired in January.
Members of the Ohio delegation stood with Balderson as he took the oath. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, a Democrat, and Rep. Steve Chabot, a Republican, introduced him to his new colleagues.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Politicians, residents and community activists are fighting a plan to demolish a long-shuttered Roman Catholic church in Ohio.
Demonstrators urged the Diocese of Toledo on Saturday to reconsider its decision to tear down St. Anthony Church, once the parish home for many Polish immigrants to the city.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic congressional delegation wants Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to rescind a proposal for imposing new work requirements on Medicaid expansion recipients.
U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan, Marcy Kaptur, Marcia Fudge and Joyce Beatty in a letter Thursday questioned "the very rationale" of a Medicaid waiver Ohio submitted to the federal government May 1.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. House raised money for her first campaign more three decades ago by holding a bake sale.
Marcy Kaptur still returns from Washington most weekends to the modest single-story home where she grew up in Toledo, tending to a vegetable garden in the side yard during the summer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur is poised to become the longest-serving female member in the U.S. House.
The 71-year-old Democrat from Toledo has served in the House since 1983.
The longest-serving woman in the House so far was Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers, a Massachusetts Republican who served from 1925 until she died in 1960. Kaptur would surpass that tenure of over 35 years on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. representative from Ohio is complaining about the cleavage in Congress.
Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur has told members of her caucus that revealing clothes worn by staffers and some members of Congress are an "invitation" for sexual harassment. She says she's seen a member this week with cleavage so deep "it was down to the floor."
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in Ohio's congressional delegation are calling on the Trump administration to release a report on ways to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.
Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown, Republican Sen. Rob Portman and Rep. Marcy Kaptur, a Democrat from Toledo who co-chairs the House Great Lakes Task Force, are all asking for the report to be made public.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Three members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to break a logjam on preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was scheduled this week to release a draft report on strengthening defenses against the carp at a lock-and-dam complex near Chicago. Instead, the Corps said it was delaying action indefinitely.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to step aside from the Justice Department investigation into whether Russia interfered in last year's election has drawn mixed reactions from Ohio's U.S. senators.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman earlier urged Sessions to recuse himself from the probe and said he thinks Sessions "did the right thing" Thursday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Congresswomen from Ohio and Michigan are urging federal officials to designate western Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the harmful algae that is hurting the lake.
Reps. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio and Debbie Dingell of Michigan are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's director to act.
The two Democrats want the EPA to step in even though states typically take the lead in selecting impaired waterways.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders from around Ohio have been meeting about how to make sure the state hangs on to jobs at its military bases.
They also say there are opportunities to bring more jobs to the military outposts.
Ohio is home to 63,000 military-related jobs that put $11 billion into the economy.
Political, military, and community leaders took part in a forum at Ohio State University this past week to talk about bringing more defense jobs and research money to the state.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is giving Cleveland Hopkins International Airport an $8 million grant to prevent the recurrence of runway de-icing problems that resulted in unsafe conditions at the airport over the winter.
Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/2d0KZdh ) the funds will be used to construct a 124,000-square-foot building to house new snow removal equipment.