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Capps Applauds USDA Decision to Protect Affordable Housing and Economic Development Funding for Atascadero, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Nipomo, and Carpinteria
"This is great news for our rural communities on the Central Coast that can continue to apply for critical rural development funds."
"The continued progress on our efforts to improve the safety of rental cars is wonderful news and gets us that much closer to success."
Capps Continues Work to Protect Affordable Housing and Economic Development Funding for Atascadero, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Nipomo, and Carpinteria
The USDA Rural Development program supports a wide range of affordable housing, economic development, and critical infrastructure projects in rural areas through grants, loans, and technical assistance.
Capps Announces Federal Funding for Santa Barbara County Fire Department For Life-Saving Defibrillators
Grant will be used to purchase 25 defibrillators for front line vehicles. Fire trucks can be the first responders on the scene of a fire or other emergencies, and ensuring they are equipped with defibrillators will help save lives.
"As the VA continues its efforts to prevent, detect, and treat PTSD, TBI, and substance abuse, it’s important that we ensure additional support systems are in place to help our veterans get help when they need it."
Legislation Would Promote Research for Pediatric Diseases, Support Veterans with EMT Training
"I’m deeply disappointed the House Republican leadership has decided to let the Farm Bill lapse."
Capps Announces $300,000 in Violence Against Women Act Funding for the Women’s Shelter Program of SLO County
"This important federal funding for the Women’s Shelter Program, which does such amazing work in our communities, will make a marked difference in the lives of domestic violence survivors and their children."
Capps Applauds Justice Department Decision to Preserve Central Coast Law Enforcement Tools and Resources
"The DOJ made the right decision in preserving this much needed funding for our local law enforcement."
Capps Joins Members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition to Urge Passage of Legislation to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credits
The tax credit provides an income tax credit for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced by a renewable energy source, including wind, and has been a key factor in the expansion of clean energy over the last decade.