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On May 12 the Office of Congresswoman Capps will be hosting a Service Academy Forum for Central Coast students and their families interested in attending one of the nation’s prestigious service academies.
Capps (CA-24) announced that she has reintroduced legislation to strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow their abusers and stalkers access to guns.
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and Rep. David Joyce (OH-14) reintroduced the bipartisan Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act, a bill that would improve patient care and support nurses in health care facilities.
Rep. Lois Capps announced that the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County received a $6,391,923 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to fund its Head Start program.
On Earth Day, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced a bill that would place a moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off the West Coast until a full environmental review of the controversial practice is completed.
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) announced that the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for $3,026,481.
Capps and Kinzinger reintroduced a bipartisan bill which would make it easier for veterans with military medical training to continue their careers as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in the civilian workforce.
Rep. Lois Capps spoke on the House floor to mark Equal Pay Day, highlighting the need for Congress to do more to close the wage gap that exists between men and women.
Capps announced that this will be her final term in the House and that she will retire at the conclusion of the 114th Congress.
Rep. Lois Capps and Republican Rep. David McKinley reintroduced a bipartisan bill to give patients with chronic, disabling, and life-threatening conditions affordable access to the newest drug therapies.