Press Releases

Jun 17, 2015

Capps Voices Opposition to Federal Camp 4 Legislation

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) gave a statement in opposition to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Land Transfer Act (H.R. 1157) at a hearing of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs.

Jun 11, 2015

Capps Demands Continued Shutdown of Pipelines

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps sent letters to demand that Lines 901 and 903 of a pipeline in her district remain shut down.

Jun 10, 2015

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Combat Growing Threat of Ocean Acidification

Issues: Energy & Environment

Reps. Lois Capps, Sam Farr, and Don Young introduced a bill which would provide NOAA with the tools necessary to develop solutions to the growing problem of ocean acidification.

Jun 10, 2015

Capps and Joyce Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Nursing Education and Meet Growing Healthcare Need

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and Rep. David Joyce (OH-14) introduced a bipartisan bill to continue successful federal Nursing Workforce Development programs under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act.

Jun 4, 2015

Capps Amendment to Strengthen Pipeline Safety Advances in Congress

Issues: Energy & Environment

An amendment from Rep. Lois Capps to push federal regulators to finalize enhanced safety rules for oil pipelines advanced in the House of Representatives.

Jun 4, 2015

Capps Statement on Discovery of Corrosion in Plains All American Pipeline

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released a statement on the amended Corrective Action Order which showed corrosion on the pipeline that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil onto the Gaviota Coast.

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