Press Releases

Jul 22, 2014

Capps Leads California Delegation Against New Oil or Gas Leasing Off California Coast

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps led a letter from members of the California Congressional Delegation urging the prohibition of any new offshore oil and gas lease sales

Jul 21, 2014

Capps Calls for a Vote to Protect Wildfire Prevention Budget

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps and her colleagues called for a vote on the House floor on the bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

Jul 21, 2014

Capps Applauds President’s Executive Order

Issues: LBGT

Statement on the President prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

Jul 16, 2014

Capps Applauds Presidential Action on Climate Resiliency

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps applauded President Obama's effort to help prepare for the impacts of climate change by building smarter and developing more resilient infrastructure.

Jul 15, 2014

Capps Votes to Extend Funding for Highway and Transportation Projects

Capps voted to provide badly-needed funding for the Highway and Transit Trust Fund

Jul 14, 2014

Capps Announces Grants to Help Working-Class Central Coast Residents

Issues: Housing & Foreclosures

Capps announced more than $8 million in federal grants designed to provide housing and economic opportunities for working-class residents.

Jul 11, 2014

Capps Applauds Passage of Workforce Bill to Invest in America’s Competitiveness

Capps applauded the passage of legislation that will improve the nation’s workforce development system and help put Americans back to work.

Jul 9, 2014

Capps Applauds Decision to Protect Surviving Spouses from Foreclosure

Issues: Housing & Foreclosures

Capps applauded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for issuing a rule to protect widows and widowers from losing their homes.

Jul 9, 2014

Capps, Markey, Meng Introduce Bill to Protect Workers and Children From Chemical Exposure

Issues: Healthcare

Bill introduced to protect workers and consumers from chemicals that the President’s Cancer Panel has indicated could be causing “grievous harm.”

Jul 8, 2014

Capps Announces Funds for UCSB Research to Improve Global Health

UCSB researchers received nearly $1.5 million to research strategies to reduce the incidence of schistosomiasis, a major human tropical disease.

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