Press Releases

Nov 20, 2014

Capps Statement on President’s Immigration Announcement

Issues: Immigration

Capps statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that he will be taking Executive Action to address our country’s failing immigration system.

Nov 17, 2014

Capps Applauds Final Climate Preparedness Task Force Recommendations to President

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps (CA-24) applauded the release of final recommendations from the President’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, which included several from her bills.

Oct 31, 2014

Capps Tours Cottage Hospital to Review Ebola Response Preparations

Issues: Healthcare

Capps met with hospital staff to receive an overview of efforts to treat and contain highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.

Oct 27, 2014

Capps Tours Local Hospital to Discuss Ebola Response Preparations

Issues: Healthcare

Capps toured the Twin Cities Community Hospital to view their strategy for treating individuals who present to the emergency department with potentially highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.

Oct 14, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Santa Maria Water Plan

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing technical assistance to Santa Maria to help it plan for water quality management.

Oct 9, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grant to Help Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People received a grant for $125,000 from the Drug-Free Communities Support Program to address youth substance use.

Oct 9, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grant for Expanded Mental Health Services

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that the San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department received a $348,142 grant for Mental Health Services.

Oct 7, 2014

Capps Statement on UCSB Nobel Prize Winner

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps released the following statement on UCSB Professor of Materials and of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Shuji Nakamura winning the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Oct 6, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grants to Benefit Veterans

Issues: Veterans

Rep. Lois Capps announced that the Veteran’s Administration awarded $6 million in supportive services grants for homeless veterans and their families in San Luis Obispo County.

Oct 6, 2014

Capps Announces Restoration of Funding for Important Ocean Health Program

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps applauded the decision from NOAA Fisheries to fund marine mammal rescue program.

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