Press Releases

Oct 23, 2013

Capps Votes for Key Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Voices Concern About Provisions Limiting Environmental Review

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps voted in favor of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which passed 417 to 3, and will now go to conference with a similar Senate bill.

Oct 21, 2013

Capps Statement on President’s Affordable Care Act Speech

Issues: Healthcare

Capps released the following statement on the President’s speech on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 18, 2013

Capps Announces Medicare Open Enrollment Period Underway

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that Medicare’s Open Enrollment period has begun, opening Wednesday, October 15, and running through December 7.

Oct 17, 2013

Capps Calls for Action on Immigration Reform Legislation

Issues: Immigration

Capps announced that she is co-sponsoring The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15), a comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced recently in the House of Representatives.

Oct 16, 2013

Capps Statement on Vote to End Government Shutdown

Capps released the following statement on the end of the government shutdown

Oct 15, 2013

Capps Calls for Agreement to Pay America’s Bills

Capps called for the protection of California families, seniors, disabled veterans and students from the cost of a dangerous Republican default, which is now only days away if Republican Leadership doesn’t agree to raise the debt ceiling.

Oct 8, 2013

Capps Statement on the Shutdown of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps released the following statement in response to the announcement from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it has exhausted its carryover funds and will be furloughing most of its staff due to the government shutdown

Oct 8, 2013

Capps Leads Effort to End Government Shutdown

Capps brought to the House floor an opportunity to vote to reopen the federal government, but Republicans blocked her motion from being voted on, denying yet another occasion to end their shutdown.

Oct 1, 2013

Capps Announces Opening of Covered California Marketplace and Access to New Affordable Health Insurance Options

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced that millions of Americans – and thousands of people on the Central Coast – will have access to quality, affordable health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Sep 30, 2013

Capps Announces Funding for Central Coast Agricultural Green Energy Projects

Issues: Small Business

Capps announced three Central Coast projects received grant funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy costs and increase efficiency.