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Capps hailed passage of the final bipartisan agreement on the Farm Bill
Capps announced the availability of several federal drought assistance programs for farmers and small businesses.
Capps issued a statement in response to the House passage of the Omnibus Budget Deal
Capps announced that the City of Ventura Fire Department has received a $2.4 million SAFER grant
Capps sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve when Chairman Ben Bernanke’s term expires at the end of the year.
Capps released the following statement in response to announcement from the California Professional Firefighters that 57 civilian firefighters at Vandenberg will face furloughs
"It’s critically important that the House leadership knows the many concrete ways that sequestration is affecting our districts and local economies."
Capps Announces $150,000 in Federal Funding For Launchpoint Technologies of Goleta to Develop New Propulsion Systems for Aircrafts
"The SBIR program is a fantastic example of our government supporting small business and innovation in the United States. Without SBIR we would be spending a tremendous amount of time and effort seeking a small amount of seed funding to prove out our ideas instead of actually developing the technology," said Michael Ricci, P.E.,Vice President of Engineering, Launchpoint Technologies.