Press Releases

May 22, 2014

Capps Amendment to Support Military Moms Passes House

Issues: Healthcare

Capps passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would make breastfeeding supplies and counseling available to military family members

May 19, 2014

Capps Announces Grants for SLO County Airports

Issues: Small Business

Capps announced grants totaling $1.4 million to improve runways for two San Luis Obispo County airports

May 15, 2014

Capps Unveils Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Provide Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps unveiled legislation that would protect thousand of acres of wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest and the Carrizo Plain National Monument

May 13, 2014

Capps, Gardner Introduce Bill to Help Military Retirees, Families

Issues: Healthcare, Veterans

Capps and Rep. Gardner introduced a bill that would increase access to quality behavioral health treatments for military retirees and military family members

Apr 28, 2014

Capps Announces National Science Foundation Award for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Issues: Education

Capps announced that Cal Poly received a grant from the National Science Foundation Program

Apr 23, 2014

Capps Demands Action from Insurance Companies to Improve Physician Networks

Issues: Healthcare

Capps wrote to insurance companies to address widespread concern regarding inaccurate insurance network listings on the Covered California website.

Apr 22, 2014

Capps to Host Community Forum on Women’s Economic Agenda

Capps will host a free panel discussion and open community forum on the Women’s Economic Agenda at Santa Barbara City College

Apr 8, 2014

Capps’ Statement on Equal Pay Day

Capps voices support for President Obama’s executive orders for equal pay for women

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

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