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Mar 26, 2015

Capps Votes in Support of Improving Medicare for Seniors and Providers

Rep. Lois Capps voted to support a bipartisan bill that repeals and replaces a flawed provider reimbursement system that has created instability in the Medicare provider network for years.

Mar 10, 2015

Capps & Guthrie Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act

Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced H.R. 1344, the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2015.

Mar 3, 2015

Capps, Burgess Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Women’s Access to Maternity Health Care

Capps and Republican Rep. Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would increase women’s access to maternity health care in both urban and rural areas.

Feb 24, 2015

Capps Reintroduces Bill to Protect Federal Firefighters

Reps. Capps and Meehan reintroduced legislation that would help ensure federal firefighters could obtain the disability benefits they deserve if they were harmed through the hazards of their service.

Feb 23, 2015

Capps Announces Federal Funding for a UCSB Skin Cancer and Prevention Study

Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received a grant for $231,546 from the Department of Health and Human Services to study Ultra Violet (UV) induced skin cancer and prevention.

Feb 10, 2015

Capps, Pascrell, Menendez Re-Introduce Bill to Protect Children in Athletics

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.

Feb 7, 2015

Capps Leads California Delegation Letter to CDC on Measles Education for Health Care Providers

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.

Jan 20, 2015

Capps Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Capps released a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Dec 19, 2014

Capps Bill to Improve Health Coverage for Military Moms Now Law

Rep. Capps announced that her bill, the TRICARE Moms Improvement Act, was signed into law by President Obama.

Dec 3, 2014

Capps Votes to Support Individuals with Disabilities

Capps voted for a bill that would help level the playing field for individuals with disabilities by allowing their families to save for disability-related expenses.

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