More on Veterans

May 13, 2014

Capps, Gardner Introduce Bill to Help Military Retirees, Families

Capps and Rep. Gardner introduced a bill that would increase access to quality behavioral health treatments for military retirees and military family members

Oct 30, 2013

Capps Introduces Bill to Help Veterans Receive Benefits

Capps introduced the Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act, a bill that will make it easier for veterans to prove their eligibility for certain benefits or decorations.

Jul 12, 2013

Capps Announces Funding for Homeless Veterans

Capps announced a grant to support re-housing outreach services to homeless veterans

Jun 6, 2013

Capps, Waters, Blumenthal Urge Obama Administration to Protect Widows from Foreclosure

Capps sent a letter to eight executive agencies urging them to protect surviving spouses from foreclosure.

Feb 12, 2013

House Approves Bipartisan Capps, Kinzinger Bill To Help Military Medics Join Civilian Health Care Workforce

The bill would assist states in streamlining their certification requirements for veterans with military medical training who want to continue their career as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in the civilian workforce.

Oct 4, 2012

Capps Announces New VA Shuttle Service for Central Coast Veterans

The Central Coast Volunteer Veterans Shuttle, in collaboration with the VA, will begin offering volunteer shuttle service for veterans with appointments at the Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo VA clinics.

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."