Press Releases

Feb 11, 2015

Capps Offers Amendment to Keystone Bill to Protect Environment

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps offered a motion on the House floor that would have ensured that TransCanada – and not the taxpayer – pay to clean up the mess in the event of a spill associated with the Keystone XL pipeline.

Feb 11, 2015

Capps Recommended for House Committee on Natural Resources

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps was recommended as a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources for the 114th Congress.

Feb 10, 2015

Capps, Pascrell, Menendez Re-Introduce Bill to Protect Children in Athletics

Capps, Rep. Bill Pascrell, and Senator Robert Menendez announced the reintroduction of the SAFE PLAY Act, a bill that would promote the safety of young athletes.

Feb 9, 2015

Capps Announces UCSB Grant to Research Kelp Ecosystems

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced that UCSB researchers were awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the link between kelp forests and beach ecosystems.

Feb 7, 2015

Capps Leads California Delegation Letter to CDC on Measles Education for Health Care Providers

Issues: Healthcare

Capps led a letter to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging the CDC to take additional steps to alert and educate health care providers on the signs and symptoms of measles.

Feb 5, 2015

Capps Hosts Rev. Schaefer at National Prayer Breakfast

Issues: LBGT

Rep. Lois Capps hosted Rev. Frank Schaefer, pastor of the Isla Vista United Methodist Church, as her guest at the National Prayer Breakfast.

Feb 3, 2015

President’s Budget Includes $30 Million to Fight Ocean Acidification

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps and Farr released a statement in response to the President’s budget request for $30 million to significantly expand the NOAA ocean acidification research program.

Jan 27, 2015

Capps Applauds Decision to Protect California Coast from New Drilling

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps applauded the decision by the U.S. Department of Interior to prohibit any new offshore oil or gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California, and Southern California Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Planning Areas.

Jan 23, 2015

Capps Announces the Reintroduction of Campaign Finance Reform Bills

Capps announced that she is joining several of her colleagues in reintroducing two campaign finance reform bills.

Jan 20, 2015

Capps Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Capps released a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

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