More on Economy and Jobs

Oct 10, 2012

Capps Urges Federal Trade Commission to Investigate California’s Gasoline Price Spike

This sudden spike in gas prices is incredibly hard on on folks on the Central Coast. We’ve seen energy markets manipulated in the past by Enron and others and it’s important to make sure it isn’t happening again.

Oct 1, 2012

Capps Applauds USDA Decision to Protect Affordable Housing and Economic Development Funding for Atascadero, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Nipomo, and Carpinteria

"This is great news for our rural communities on the Central Coast that can continue to apply for critical rural development funds."

Sep 25, 2012

Capps Continues Work to Protect Affordable Housing and Economic Development Funding for Atascadero, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Nipomo, and Carpinteria

The USDA Rural Development program supports a wide range of affordable housing, economic development, and critical infrastructure projects in rural areas through grants, loans, and technical assistance.

Sep 24, 2012

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Santa Barbara County Fire Department For Life-Saving Defibrillators

Grant will be used to purchase 25 defibrillators for front line vehicles. Fire trucks can be the first responders on the scene of a fire or other emergencies, and ensuring they are equipped with defibrillators will help save lives.

Sep 20, 2012

Capps Announces New Federal Funding for Santa Barbara County Veteran’s Treatment Court

"As the VA continues its efforts to prevent, detect, and treat PTSD, TBI, and substance abuse, it’s important that we ensure additional support systems are in place to help our veterans get help when they need it."

Sep 20, 2012

Bipartisan Capps Bills Approved by House of Representatives

Legislation Would Promote Research for Pediatric Diseases, Support Veterans with EMT Training

Sep 19, 2012

Capps to House Leadership: “We Need a Good Farm Bill and We Need it Now”

"I’m deeply disappointed the House Republican leadership has decided to let the Farm Bill lapse."

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