Since 1983, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has represented Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District. She serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, where she is the chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.
Rep. Kaptur has been a friend in Congress for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans. Rep. Kaptur was an early and vocal supporter of the Obama administration’s efforts to negotiate a diplomatic solution to defang Iran’s nuclear threat; a. A cosignatory of the Price-Dent and Schakowsky letters calling for a diplomacy-first approach to the Iranian nuclear program, Rep. Kaptur ultimately cast her vote in favor of the JCPOA. The Congresswoman has also been a strong ally in the fight for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, supporting continued US aid to the PA and Israeli security forces. She was one of the earliest cosponsors of House Resolution 326, which reaffirms Congress’s commitment to two-state solution and opposes settlement expansion and annexation.