Press Releases

Dec 6, 2016

Senate Passes Capps Bill to Honor Central Coast Navy SEAL

Issues: Veterans

The Senate passed legislation authored by Rep. Capps to rename the Postal Service office located at 1221 State Street after Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Louis ‘Lou’ J. Langlais.

Nov 14, 2016

House Passes Two Capps Bills

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Capps celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of two bills she co-authored, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act.

Sep 29, 2016

Capps Announces More Than $100,000 in Federal Grants to Help Latino Youth

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Capps announced that NIH has awarded Proyecto HEROES in Santa Barbara $108,170 in funding for their work to address health disparities related to trauma exposure and violence prevention among Latino youth.

Sep 22, 2016

Capps Introduces Bill to Ensure Safe Drinking Water

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps introduced the Climate Resiliency, Security, and Source Water Protection Act, which would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to help community water systems be better prepared to protect drinking water from the effects of climate change.

Sep 21, 2016

Capps Applauds Committee Passage of Title VIII Reauthorization Bill

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Capps celebrates the passage of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act by the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce full committee.

Sep 9, 2016

Boxer, Capps, Eshoo and Huffman Announce Public Meeting To Discuss California Coastal National Monument Expansion

Issues: Energy & Environment

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Reps. Capps, Anna Eshoo and Jared Huffman announced that Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze will join Capps in her congressional district to visit proposed additions to the California Coastal National Monument on September 16 near Cambria, California.

Sep 9, 2016

Capps Statement on Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11

Issues: Veterans

Today, Rep. Capps attended a bipartisan House of Representatives Remembrance Ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Capps released the following statement regarding the anniversary.

Sep 8, 2016

Capps Delivers Opening Statement at Energy Legislation Conference Committee with Senate

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps delivered opening remarks at the first convening of the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee designated to reconcile the Senate and House versions of S. 2012, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016. It is the country’s first attempt to pass a comprehensive energy bill in nine years.

Aug 30, 2016

Capps Announces Federal Grant for Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

Rep. Capps announced that the San Luis Obispo County Food Bank Coalition will receive a $399,815 grant to foster community partnerships that help increase the of fresh produce for low-income residents while supporting local farmers who contribute jobs and healthy food to our local community.

Aug 26, 2016

Capps Hosts Annual Appreciation Breakfast For San Luis Obispo Veterans

Issues: Veterans

On Wednesday, August 24, Rep. Capps hosted her 5th annual and final Veteran’s Appreciation breakfast at the SLO Memorial Building in San Luis Obispo.