Press Releases

Oct 3, 2014

Capps Announces Small Business Grant to Aid Diabetes Research

Capps announces that Aptitude Medical Systems, Inc. in Santa Barbara received a $223,839 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Oct 2, 2014

Capps Announces Grant to Bring More Physicians to Clinics in Lompoc and Santa Maria

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announces grant to expand services at Lompoc and Santa Maria clinics.

Oct 1, 2014

Capps Announces Grants for Santa Maria Health Care Center

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that the Santa Barbara Public Health Department received a federal grant to support additional physicians.

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.