Press Releases

Jul 28, 2015

Capps Offers Amendment to Stymie Republican Effort to Delay Pipeline Safety Rules

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps offered an amendment to exempt federal oil and gas pipeline safety and spill mitigation rules from burdensome regulatory review requirements

Jul 27, 2015

Capps Introduces Bill to Honor Local Navy SEAL

Issues: Veterans

Capps introduced a bill to honor a local Navy Seal Local Navy SEAL

Jul 14, 2015

Capps Questions Federal Regulator on Plains Oil Spill and Pipeline Safety Failures

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps took part in a congressional hearing on pipeline safety and the Plains Oil Spill.

Jul 14, 2015

Capps Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Ensure Veterans Receive Benefits

Issues: Veterans

Capps joined Republican Rep. LaMalfa to introduce bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for veterans to receive benefits or decorations.

Jul 10, 2015

Capps Announces HUD Grants for Central Coast Agencies

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Housing & Foreclosures

Capps (CA-24) announced several organizations in the 24th Congressional District received grants to combat homelessness through the federal Department of Housing and Community Development Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program.

Jul 9, 2015

Capps Announces Grant for Cal Poly Technology Park Expansion

Capps announced that Cal Poly received a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the expansion of its Technology Park.

Jul 8, 2015

Capps Joins Huffman in Introducing Drought Legislation

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps introduced a comprehensive bill that would provide emergency funding to help local communities stretch existing water supplies and improve water infrastructure in response to the California drought.

Jul 8, 2015

Capps Introduces Bill to Update Entire Federal Code to Reflect Marriage Equality

Issues: LBGT

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced a bill to ensure that the United States Code reflects the equality of all marriages.

Jul 8, 2015

Capps Offers Amendment to Provide Funding for Onshore Oil Spill Response Preparation

Issues: Energy & Environment

An amendment authored by Rep. Lois Capps to increase funding for local response and preparedness training for inland oil spills was voted on by the full House of Representatives.

Jun 26, 2015

Capps Submits Letter in Advance of State Field Hearing

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) sent a letter outlining federal efforts in the wake of the Plains oil spill to Jackson and Williams in advance of their Joint Oversight Hearing.