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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.
Capps was recommended as a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources for the 114th Congress.
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.
Capps announced that UCSB researchers were awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the link between kelp forests and beach ecosystems.
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.
Rep. Lois Capps hosted Rev. Frank Schaefer, pastor of the Isla Vista United Methodist Church, as her guest at the National Prayer Breakfast.
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.
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.
Capps announced that she is joining several of her colleagues in reintroducing two campaign finance reform bills.
Capps released a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.