Press Releases

Jun 23, 2014

Capps Announces $1 million in Funding for UCSB Research

Issues: Education

The National Science Foundation awarded more than $1 million to researchers at UCSB to study how users might misplace trust when using smartphones.

Jun 19, 2014

Capps Introduces Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and Stalking From Gun Violence

Capps introduced new, updated domestic violence legislation aimed at reducing and preventing gun violence.

Jun 17, 2014

Capps Applauds Presidential Action to Address Seafood Fraud

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released a statement in response to President Obama directing Federal agencies to develop a program to deter illegal fishing practices and fraud.

Jun 12, 2014

Capps Announces Funding for Water Rebate Program in Santa Barbara County

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps announced that the Santa Barbara County Water Agency received a grant to offer rebates for a variety of landscape-related water efficiency upgrades.

Jun 11, 2014

Capps Applauds Vice President Biden’s Video Message to UCSB

Vice President Joe Biden sent a video message to UC Santa Barbara students during commencement week.

Jun 10, 2014

Capps Resolution Condemning Isla Vista Shooting Passes House

Capps applauded the bipartisan passage of a resolution she authored honoring the victims and condemning the violence that took place in Isla Vista on Friday, May 23, 2014.

Jun 9, 2014

Capps Announces Annual Art Competition Winner

Issues: Education

Capps announced a Dos Pueblos High School senior as the winner of the 2014 Central Coast’s annual Congressional Art Competition.

Jun 5, 2014

Capps, Boxer, and Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Bill encourages new tools for families to work with law enforcement and the courts to intervene if someone poses a threat to themselves or others.

Jun 2, 2014

Capps Statement on Draft EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released a statement on the proposed EPA greenhouse gas emission standards for existing coal and natural gas fired power plant