Press Releases

Mar 18, 2014

Capps Urges President to Address Workplace LGBT Discrimination

Issues: LBGT

Capps sent a letter to President Obama urging him to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from engaging in employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Mar 14, 2014

Capps Continues Push for SGR Repeal, GPCI Fix in Congress

Issues: Healthcare

Capps spoke out against the derailment of legislative efforts to permanently fix the Medicare Sustainable Growth Policy (SGR), a flawed provider reimbursement system that has created instability in the Medicare provider network.

Mar 13, 2014

Capps Calls for Student Entries for Congressional Art Competition

Capps announced she is seeking entries for the 2014 annual Congressional Art Competition.

Mar 13, 2014

Capps Continues Push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Issues: Immigration

Capps voted against a fundamentally flawed bill that, instead of addressing the critical need for comprehensive immigration reform, attacks the authority of the President’s executive power to help fix our broken system.

Mar 6, 2014

Capps Votes to Address Climate Change, Protect EPA Authority to Limit Carbon Pollution

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps voted against the so-called “Electricity Security and Affordability Act,” which would strip the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to develop and implement carbon emissions rules for new coal-fired power plants

Mar 6, 2014

Capps, Takano, 22 House Colleagues Urge Obama Administration to Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities

Issues: Healthcare

Capps and colleagues send letter expressing their support for leveraging health information technology advances to reduce health disparities.

Feb 27, 2014

Capps Launches Bipartisan Congressional Cut Flower Caucus

Capps launches bipartisan Congressional Cut Flower Caucus with Congressman Duncan Hunter

Feb 20, 2014

Capps Applauds President Obama’s Decision to Not Include Chained CPI in Budget Proposal

Issues: Social Security

Capps released statement on the announcement that Chained CPI will not be included in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal

Feb 14, 2014

Capps Supports Effort to Make Health Insurance More Affordable for California Families

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced she is co-sponsoring legislation to keep healthcare costs fair

Feb 10, 2014

Capps Announces Effort to Assist California Producers Affected by Drought

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

Capps announced the United States Department of Agriculture will make $20 million available for agricultural water conservation.

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