More on Veterans

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 18, 2014

Capps Effort Honoring Federal Corrections Officer Now Law

Capps praised President Obama for signing her bill into law.

Dec 8, 2014

Capps Bill to Honor Federal Corrections Officer Killed on Duty Passes House

Capps applauded the passage of her bill, which would designate the U.S. Post Office building in Lompoc as the Federal Correctional Officer Scott J. Williams Memorial Post Office Building.

Oct 6, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Grants to Benefit Veterans

Rep. Lois Capps announced that the Veteran’s Administration awarded $6 million in supportive services grants for homeless veterans and their families in San Luis Obispo County.

May 13, 2014

Capps, Gardner Introduce Bill to Help Military Retirees, Families

Capps and Rep. Gardner introduced a bill that would increase access to quality behavioral health treatments for military retirees and military family members

Oct 30, 2013

Capps Introduces Bill to Help Veterans Receive Benefits

Capps introduced the Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act, a bill that will make it easier for veterans to prove their eligibility for certain benefits or decorations.

Jul 12, 2013

Capps Announces Funding for Homeless Veterans

Capps announced a grant to support re-housing outreach services to homeless veterans

Jun 6, 2013

Capps, Waters, Blumenthal Urge Obama Administration to Protect Widows from Foreclosure

Capps sent a letter to eight executive agencies urging them to protect surviving spouses from foreclosure.

Feb 12, 2013

House Approves Bipartisan Capps, Kinzinger Bill To Help Military Medics Join Civilian Health Care Workforce

The bill would assist states in streamlining their certification requirements for veterans with military medical training who want to continue their career as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in the civilian workforce.