Congresswoman Kaptur is a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 9th Congressional District and the longest-serving woman in the House of Representatives. Congresswoman Kaptur is a Co-Chair of the Congressional Ukraine Caucus; her grandparents were born in Ukraine and she has worked on Ukraine issues ever since she has been in the Congress.

On March 29, 2018, the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) held Reception to welcome Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur on the occasion of her visit to Kyiv.

During the reception, Morgan Williams, USUBC’s President and CEO, presented Marcy Kaptur with a much deserved Distinguished Service Award for her continuous support for development of a democratic Ukraine and contribution to Ukraine’s economic growth as a market economy. In particular, Congresswoman Kaptur was a co-sponsor of H.R. 1053 which, when passed in 2006, graduated Ukraine from the trade restrictions imposed by the Jackson-Vanik Amendment of 1974.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur’s attention to Ukraine issues and her passion for Ukraine can be seen in her statements:

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