Press Releases

May 24, 2016

Bill to Rename Santa Barbara Post Office for Local Navy SEAL Passes House

Legislation authored by Rep. Lois Capps to rename the U.S. Postal Service office located at 1221 State Street, Suite 12, Santa Barbara, California as the “Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Louis ‘Lou’ J. Langlais Post Office Building,” passed the House

May 24, 2016

PHMSA Releases Final Report on Plains Oil Spill

Issues: Energy & Environment

Today, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released their final report on the findings from the investigation into the causes of the Plains Pipeline oil spill that affected the Gaviota Coast one year ago today.

May 16, 2016

White House Youth Empowerment Project Coming to Santa Maria

Capps applauds efforts to connect young people with employment opportunities

May 12, 2016

Capps’ Vets EMT Bill Passes the House

Issues: Healthcare, Veterans

Bill streamlines process for veterans with military medical training to become EMTs

May 5, 2016

Capps Applauds New FDA Tobacco Rule

Issues: Healthcare

Announcement paves way to protect youth from e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco