Press Releases

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

May 19, 2014

Capps Announces Grants for SLO County Airports

Issues: Small Business

Capps announced grants totaling $1.4 million to improve runways for two San Luis Obispo County airports

May 15, 2014

Capps Unveils Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Provide Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps unveiled legislation that would protect thousand of acres of wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest and the Carrizo Plain National Monument

May 13, 2014

Capps, Gardner Introduce Bill to Help Military Retirees, Families

Issues: Healthcare, Veterans

Capps and Rep. Gardner introduced a bill that would increase access to quality behavioral health treatments for military retirees and military family members

Apr 28, 2014

Capps Announces National Science Foundation Award for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Issues: Education

Capps announced that Cal Poly received a grant from the National Science Foundation Program