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Capps announced that the City of San Luis Obispo has been awarded a $101,536 fire prevention grant by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Fire Administration.
Capps applauded the passage of the Senate immigration bill, bipartisan legislation designed to address comprehensive immigration reform.
Capps spoke out against legislation that would dramatically expand offshore drilling nationwide, mandating immediate oil and gas lease sales off the coasts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
Capps applauded the U.S Supreme Court’s decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. The court also dismissed Proposition 8 on standing grounds, allowing marriage equality to return to California.
Capps introduced the Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act to improve the quality and coordination of cancer care for Medicare beneficiaries.
Capps applauded President Obama for unveiling his much-awaited federal strategy for addressing climate change.
Capps highlighted key priorities for Central Coast farmers she worked to include in the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act (H.R. 1947)
HOPE Act Would Allow Research on HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Organ Transplantation
Capps announced that San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties are receiving over $4 million in federal funding under the 2013 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program.
Congresswoman Capps introduced legislation that would provide critical resources to assist schools with teaching students across the country the life-saving skills of CPR.