More on Economy and Jobs

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."

Sep 18, 2012

Capps Applauds Justice Department Decision to Preserve Central Coast Law Enforcement Tools and Resources

"The DOJ made the right decision in preserving this much needed funding for our local law enforcement."

Sep 12, 2012

Capps Joins Members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition to Urge Passage of Legislation to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credits

The tax credit provides an income tax credit for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced by a renewable energy source, including wind, and has been a key factor in the expansion of clean energy over the last decade.

Sep 11, 2012

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

USDA Rural Development funding provides critical resources to communities on the Central Coast to support and a wide range of economic development and affordable housing projects.

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