Press Releases

Jan 13, 2015

Capps Announces Federal Grant for Mental Health Services at UCSB Following Isla Vista Tragedy

Issues: Education

Capps announced that UCSB received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to assist with ongoing mental health services following the May 2014 tragedy in IV.

Jan 13, 2015

Capps Backs Bill to Provide Drought-Related Aid

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps joined 15 of her California colleagues to introduce a bill that would help communities deal with drought conditions.

Jan 6, 2015

Rep. Capps Sworn Into 114th Congress

Capps, along with 433 of her colleagues, was sworn in as a member of the 114th Congress.

Jan 2, 2015

Capps Helps Recognize Local Contributions to Rose Parade Entries

Issues: Small Business

Capps participated in the California Grown Certification Ceremony at the Rose Bowl.

Dec 19, 2014

Capps Bill to Improve Health Coverage for Military Moms Now Law

Issues: Healthcare, Veterans

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

Issues: Veterans

Capps praised President Obama for signing her bill into law.

Dec 10, 2014

Capps Applauds Local Efforts to Expand Early Education Opportunities

Issues: Education

Capps applauded five Santa Barbara County foundations that have joined the launch of Invest in US, a national campaign to invest in and expand access to high-quality early learning opportunities

Dec 8, 2014

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

Issues: Veterans

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.

Dec 5, 2014

Capps Announces Ebola-related Research Grant Funding for UCSB

Issues: Education

Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received a National Science Foundation grant to study the psychological response to the threat of Ebola.

Dec 4, 2014

Capps Attends White House Education Summit Recognizing Local University

Issues: Education

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) joined Cal Poly San Luis Obispo President Jeffrey D. Armstrong at the second annual White House College Opportunity Summit.