Press Releases

Jun 3, 2015

Capps Requests Federal Oversight Hearing in Santa Barbara to Investigate Plains Oil Spill

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman requesting a hearing to examine the causes of and response to the Plains Oil Spill.

Jun 2, 2015

Capps Questions Energy Secretary Moniz on Pipeline Safety

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps spoke to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Moniz about the impacts of the oil spill on the Central Coast and the need for stronger federal pipeline safety regulations.

May 28, 2015

Capps Calls on PHMSA for Plains Oil Spill Answers

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps calls on PHMSA for answers to Plains Oil Spill

May 28, 2015

Capps Announces Annual Congressional Art Competition Winner

Issues: Education

Capps announced the Central Coast winner of the 2015 annual Congressional Art Competition.

May 27, 2015

Capps Applauds Covered California’s Efforts to Reduce Cost of Specialty Drugs

Issues: Healthcare

Capps applauded Covered California’s efforts to improve access to high-cost specialty drugs.

May 26, 2015

Capps Reintroduces Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Ensure Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced the reintroduction of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

May 22, 2015

Capps Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Tragedy in Isla Vista

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) released a statement on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Isla Vista.

May 20, 2015

Reps. Capps and Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan Children Count Act

Issues: Healthcare

Representatives Lois Capps (D-CA) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced the Children Count Act.

May 18, 2015

Capps Celebrates 50 Years of Head Start

Issues: Education

Rep. Lois Capps applauds the 50th anniversary of the launch of the federal Head Start program, which serves more than 30 million children and their families across the country, including hundreds on the Central Coast.

May 14, 2015

Capps Announces Grant for Cambria Fire Department

Capps announced that the Cambria Fire Department received a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to acquire self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment.