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Dec 2, 2013

Capps Bipartisan Bill Signed Into Law

Capps announced that President Obama has signed the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act into law

Nov 21, 2013

President Obama Signs Capps’ HOPE Act into Law

New Law Could Save Hundreds of Lives Each Year and Shorten Transplant Waitlists

Nov 21, 2013

Capps Blasts Covered California Decision to Reject “Grandfathering” Fix

Capps released a statement regarding Covered California’s decision to reject President Obama’s proposed "Grandfathering" fix

Nov 20, 2013

Capps Pushes for Solution to Canceled Insurance Plans

Capps spoke on the House floor to urge California state officials to adopt the President’s proposed administrative fix to give Californians the option to renew their 2013 health plans for the coming year.

Nov 15, 2013

Capps Votes to Allow People to Stay on Their Current Health Plans in 2014

Capps voted to allow people to stay on their current healthcare plans throughout 2014. The measure would allow insurance companies to continue selling policies to their current customers in 2014 that were in effect as of October 1, 2013.

Nov 14, 2013

Capps, Lofgren Lead Letter Urging State to Implement Administrative Fix

Capps led a letter to California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley and Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee urging them to implement President Obama’s administrative fix that gives consumers the option to renew their 2013 health plans in 2014, without change.

Nov 14, 2013

Capps’ Pediatric Research Bill Passes Senate

Capps (CA-24) applauded the Senate’s passage of the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act (S. 252/H.R. 541 which included the National Pediatric Research Network Act (NPRNA) - a bill authored by Capps - as an amendment.

Nov 13, 2013

Capps Announces Grant for the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics

Capps announced that the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics received an $812,500 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Nov 12, 2013

Capps Applauds Passage of the HOPE Act

Capps applauded the passage of the HOPE Act, a bipartisan bill she authored in the House which would create a science-based path for medical research to proceed on the feasibility, effectiveness and safety of HIV+ to HIV+ organ transplants.