Press Releases

Apr 7, 2015

Capps Announces Retirement at End of 114th Congress

Capps announced that this will be her final term in the House and that she will retire at the conclusion of the 114th Congress.

Mar 27, 2015

Capps, McKinley Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Give Patients Access to Critical Treatments

Issues: Healthcare

Rep. Lois Capps and Republican Rep. David McKinley reintroduced a bipartisan bill to give patients with chronic, disabling, and life-threatening conditions affordable access to the newest drug therapies.

Mar 26, 2015

Capps Votes in Support of Improving Medicare for Seniors and Providers

Issues: Healthcare

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 16, 2015

Capps Announces Drought-Related Grant for City of Guadalupe

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps announced that the City of Guadalupe received a $347,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant program.

Mar 10, 2015

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

Issues: Healthcare

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 4, 2015

Capps Introduces Bill to Combat Ocean Acidification

Issues: Energy & Environment

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced legislation that will support research on ocean acidification through partnerships between the seafood industry and the academic community.

Mar 4, 2015

Capps Reintroduces Bills to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps reintroduced three climate change-related bills that would help local communities increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change.

Mar 3, 2015

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

Issues: Healthcare

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.

Mar 2, 2015

Capps Co-Sponsors Bill to Help Veterans Access Care

Issues: Veterans

Capps announced that she has co-sponsored legislation that would make it easier for Central Coast veterans to access the care they have earned and deserve.

Feb 26, 2015

Capps Announces Grant Funding for Early Head Start

Issues: Education

Rep. Lois Capps announced that the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County received $3,071,711 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its Early Head Start program.