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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.
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.
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.
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.
Capps released a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
Rep. Capps announced that her bill, the TRICARE Moms Improvement Act, was signed into law by President Obama.
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.
Capps met with hospital staff to receive an overview of efforts to treat and contain highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.
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Capps toured the Twin Cities Community Hospital to view their strategy for treating individuals who present to the emergency department with potentially highly contagious diseases, like Ebola.