Press Releases

Apr 3, 2014

Capps, Burgess Introduce Legislation to Increase Women’s Access to Maternity Health Care

Issues: Healthcare

Capps and Rep. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) introduced the Improving Access to Maternity Act, a bipartisan bill that would increase women’s access to maternity health care in urban and rural areas.

Apr 2, 2014

Capps Announces California GPCI Fix Signed Into Law

Issues: Healthcare

President Obama signs bill into law that includes provisions long championed by Rep. Capps to adjust Medicare reimbursement rates

Apr 2, 2014

Capps Applauds Military Academy Appointments from the Central Coast

Issues: Education

Capps announced that four Central Coast high school students, nominated by the Congresswoman, were offered appointments at the nation’s top military academies.

Mar 27, 2014

Capps, Ros-Lehtinen, Introduce Truth in Advertising Act

Issues: Healthcare

Capps and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduced a bill that would study of the use of images that have been physically altered to materially change the physical characteristics of the face and bodies.

Mar 26, 2014

Capps Statement on Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification Strategic Plan

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released a statement after the release of the Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification

Mar 26, 2014

Capps Applauds Covered California for Helping Working Families Obtain Health Insurance

Issues: Healthcare

Capps applauds Covered California's decision to give applicants the opportunity to “get across the finish line”

Mar 26, 2014

Capps Pushes for Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Issues: Immigration

Capps joined many of her colleagues to demand that the House of Representatives vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Mar 25, 2014

Capps Announces Grants for Solar Energy Research

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced that NEXT Energy Technologies in Goleta has been awarded two separate grants totaling $1.75 million.

Mar 24, 2014

Capps Brings HBO Documentary on Oxnard Tragedy to Capitol Hill

Issues: LBGT

Capps partnered with groups to bring the HBO documentary film Valentine Road to Capitol Hill.

Mar 19, 2014

Capps Announces Grant Awards for Housing Authorities in Santa Barbara County

Issues: Housing & Foreclosures

Capps announced that the Housing Authorities of the City of Santa Barbara and County of Santa Barbara received grants totaling $1.48 million