Press Releases

Jun 9, 2014

Capps Announces Annual Art Competition Winner

Issues: Education

Capps announced a Dos Pueblos High School senior as the winner of the 2014 Central Coast’s annual Congressional Art Competition.

Jun 5, 2014

Capps, Boxer, and Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Bill encourages new tools for families to work with law enforcement and the courts to intervene if someone poses a threat to themselves or others.

Jun 2, 2014

Capps Statement on Draft EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released a statement on the proposed EPA greenhouse gas emission standards for existing coal and natural gas fired power plant

May 30, 2014

Capps Announces Legislation to Address Mental Health and Its Relationship to Gun Violence

Capps (CA-24) announced the introduction of the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act, a bill which will address mental health and its relation to gun violence.

May 30, 2014

Capps Votes in Favor of Stronger Community Protections and Gun Safety

Capps voted in support of several public safety amendments, including a bipartisan amendment to aid states in improving their submissions to the national gun background check system.

May 30, 2014

Capps Introduces House Resolution on Isla Vista Tragedy

Capps introduced a bipartisan resolution memorializing the victims and condemning the violence that took place in Isla Vista on Friday, May 23, 2014.

May 29, 2014

Capps Urges Action in House Floor Speech

Capps gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, in which she urged her colleagues to channel their grief toward action in response to Friday’s tragedy in Isla Vista.

May 28, 2014

Moment of Silence Held on House Floor in Memory of Isla Vista Shooting Victims

Capps led a moment of silence on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in memory of the six who were killed and thirteen injured in the Isla Vista tragedy.

May 24, 2014

Capps Statement on Isla Vista Shootings

Capps released the following statement following Friday night's shootings in Isla Vista

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