Press Releases

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.

Oct 3, 2014

Capps Announces Small Business Grant to Aid Diabetes Research

Capps announces that Aptitude Medical Systems, Inc. in Santa Barbara received a $223,839 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Oct 2, 2014

Capps Announces Grant to Bring More Physicians to Clinics in Lompoc and Santa Maria

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announces grant to expand services at Lompoc and Santa Maria clinics.

Oct 1, 2014

Capps Announces Grants for Santa Maria Health Care Center

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that the Santa Barbara Public Health Department received a federal grant to support additional physicians.