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"It’s critically important that the House leadership knows the many concrete ways that sequestration is affecting our districts and local economies."
Capps Questions Nuclear Regulatory Chairwoman MacFarlane about Diablo Canyon Relicensing, Need for Additional Study
Capps questioned Nuclear Regulatory Committee (NRC) Chairwoman Allison MacFarlane about the importance of gathering and considering additional independent, peer-reviewed seismic data before moving forward with the re-licensing process for Diablo Canyon
Capps Introduces Legislative Package to Help States, Local Communities Address Climate Change Impacts
"As extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy become increasingly common, coastal states are being forced to tackle the daunting challenges of adapting to climate change realities like higher storm surges, sea level rise, and increased erosion," said Congresswoman Capps.
The 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll, which will be held on Monday, April 1st, will focus on the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative dedicated to solving the challenges of child obesity and promoting healthy, active lifestyles.
Capps Introduces Legislation to End Research Ban On Organ Donation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Transplant Recipients
Boxer, Coburn, Baldwin, Paul Introduce Identical Legislation in the Senate That Could Help Alleviate Long Transplant Waiting Lists
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.
“Recent extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy are a scary foreshadowing of what could happen with increased frequency if our local communities and infrastructure are not prepared for the impacts of climate change like increased flooding, droughts, and higher temperatures."
Capps Meets With Seniors in Solvang and Buellton to Discuss Constituent Services, Medicare, Social Security
I really appreciate the time the residents at Atterdag Home and seniors from the Buellton Senior Center spent with me. One of the most important parts of my job is meeting with my constituents and getting their input on the issues of the day.
"Very encouraged to see a bipartisan framework emerge from the Senate that recognizes that we are a nation of laws while respecting our history as a nation of immigrants"
The Obama Administration has put forward a comprehensive package of recommendations that take a holistic approach toward reducing and preventing gun violence in America.