Press Releases

Dec 5, 2014

Capps Announces Ebola-related Research Grant Funding for UCSB

Issues: Education

Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received a National Science Foundation grant to study the psychological response to the threat of Ebola.

Dec 4, 2014

Capps Attends White House Education Summit Recognizing Local University

Issues: Education

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) joined Cal Poly San Luis Obispo President Jeffrey D. Armstrong at the second annual White House College Opportunity Summit.

Dec 3, 2014

Capps Votes to Support Individuals with Disabilities

Issues: Healthcare

Capps voted for a bill that would help level the playing field for individuals with disabilities by allowing their families to save for disability-related expenses.

Dec 3, 2014

Capps Testifies Before Senate Committee on Safety at Diablo Canyon

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps testified about nuclear safety concerns before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Nov 20, 2014

Capps Statement on President’s Immigration Announcement

Issues: Immigration

Capps statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that he will be taking Executive Action to address our country’s failing immigration system.

Nov 17, 2014

Capps Applauds Final Climate Preparedness Task Force Recommendations to President

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps (CA-24) applauded the release of final recommendations from the President’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, which included several from her bills.

Oct 31, 2014

Capps Tours Cottage Hospital to Review Ebola Response Preparations

Issues: Healthcare

Capps met with hospital staff to receive an overview of efforts to treat and contain highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.

Oct 27, 2014

Capps Tours Local Hospital to Discuss Ebola Response Preparations

Issues: Healthcare

Capps toured the Twin Cities Community Hospital to view their strategy for treating individuals who present to the emergency department with potentially highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.

Oct 14, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Santa Maria Water Plan

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing technical assistance to Santa Maria to help it plan for water quality management.

Oct 9, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grant to Help Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People received a grant for $125,000 from the Drug-Free Communities Support Program to address youth substance use.