Press Releases

Dec 18, 2014

Capps Effort Honoring Federal Corrections Officer Now Law

Issues: Veterans

Capps praised President Obama for signing her bill into law.

Dec 10, 2014

Capps Applauds Local Efforts to Expand Early Education Opportunities

Issues: Education

Capps applauded five Santa Barbara County foundations that have joined the launch of Invest in US, a national campaign to invest in and expand access to high-quality early learning opportunities

Dec 8, 2014

Capps Bill to Honor Federal Corrections Officer Killed on Duty Passes House

Issues: Veterans

Capps applauded the passage of her bill, which would designate the U.S. Post Office building in Lompoc as the Federal Correctional Officer Scott J. Williams Memorial Post Office Building.

Dec 5, 2014

Capps Announces Ebola-related Research Grant Funding for UCSB

Issues: Education

Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received a National Science Foundation grant to study the psychological response to the threat of Ebola.

Dec 4, 2014

Capps Attends White House Education Summit Recognizing Local University

Issues: Education

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) joined Cal Poly San Luis Obispo President Jeffrey D. Armstrong at the second annual White House College Opportunity Summit.

Dec 3, 2014

Capps Votes to Support Individuals with Disabilities

Issues: Healthcare

Capps voted for a bill that would help level the playing field for individuals with disabilities by allowing their families to save for disability-related expenses.

Dec 3, 2014

Capps Testifies Before Senate Committee on Safety at Diablo Canyon

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps testified about nuclear safety concerns before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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.