Press Releases

Sep 22, 2016

Capps Introduces Bill to Ensure Safe Drinking Water

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps introduced the Climate Resiliency, Security, and Source Water Protection Act, which would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to help community water systems be better prepared to protect drinking water from the effects of climate change.

Sep 21, 2016

Capps Applauds Committee Passage of Title VIII Reauthorization Bill

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Capps celebrates the passage of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act by the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce full committee.

Sep 9, 2016

Boxer, Capps, Eshoo and Huffman Announce Public Meeting To Discuss California Coastal National Monument Expansion

Issues: Energy & Environment

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Reps. Capps, Anna Eshoo and Jared Huffman announced that Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze will join Capps in her congressional district to visit proposed additions to the California Coastal National Monument on September 16 near Cambria, California.

Sep 9, 2016

Capps Statement on Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11

Issues: Veterans

Today, Rep. Capps attended a bipartisan House of Representatives Remembrance Ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Capps released the following statement regarding the anniversary.

Sep 8, 2016

Capps Delivers Opening Statement at Energy Legislation Conference Committee with Senate

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps delivered opening remarks at the first convening of the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee designated to reconcile the Senate and House versions of S. 2012, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016. It is the country’s first attempt to pass a comprehensive energy bill in nine years.

Aug 11, 2016

Capps Speaks at Island Fox Delisting Event

Issues: Energy & Environment

Today, Rep. Capps gave remarks at an event celebrating the delisting of three Channel Island fox subspecies from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species.

Jul 26, 2016

Capps’ STOP Pain Act Becomes Law

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Capps celebrated the passage of her STOP Pain Act, signed into law by President Obama on Friday as part of the larger Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act — a law that takes first steps to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.

Jul 14, 2016

Capps Works to Block Additional Offshore Fracking in the Pacific

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Capps offered an amendment which would prohibit appropriated funds from being used to process “permit to drill” or a “permit to modify” applications that would authorize the use of hydraulic fracturing in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.

Jul 8, 2016

Capps Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Issues: Healthcare

Today, Rep. Capps lauded the passage of S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, legislation to address the opioid epidemic facing our country.

Jul 7, 2016

Capps Continues to Push for Designated Federal Funding to Combat Wildfires

Issues: Energy & Environment

Today, Rep. Capps reiterated her support for H.R. 167, the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, bipartisan legislation that would ensure wildfires are funded similarly to natural disasters and end the harmful practice known as “fire borrowing.”