Press Releases

Sep 26, 2014

Capps Announces Grant for Santa Maria Airport

Capps announced that the Santa Maria Airport received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for $199,450

Sep 19, 2014

Capps Introduces Bill to Name Lompoc Post Office After Federal Correction Officer Killed in Duty

Capps introduced a bill to designate the U.S. Post Office building in Lompoc as the Federal Correctional Officer Scott J. Williams Memorial Post Office Building.

Sep 18, 2014

Capps Continues Fight to Protect California Coastline from Expanded Oil Drilling

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps led the fight against expanding offshore drilling in several sensitive areas nationwide, including the coasts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

Sep 18, 2014

Capps Participates in AED Hunt on the Hill

Issues: Healthcare

Capps participated in the AED Hunt on the Hill as part of Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month.

Sep 12, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grants for Local Libraries

Issues: Education

Capps announced that National Leadership Grants have been awarded to the Santa Barbara Public Library System

Sep 11, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Goleta Traffic Project

Capps announced that the City of Goleta received a grant to support the Hollister Avenue Complete Streets Corridor project in Old Town Goleta.

Aug 26, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Central Coast Community Colleges

Issues: Education

Two Central Coast community colleges received nearly $1 million in federal funding to expand educational opportunities for Hispanic students.

Aug 21, 2014

Capps Announces Arroyo Grande Rancher Named to Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Carlos Castaneda from Arroyo Grande has been named to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee.

Aug 14, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding to Aid Lake Cachuma During Drought

Issues: Energy & Environment
Aug 6, 2014

Capps Announces Grant to Make Computing More Secure

Issues: Education

Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received an award from the National Science Foundation to research the shortcomings of current symmetric key cryptography.