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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced legislation that will support research on ocean acidification through partnerships between the seafood industry and the academic community.
Capps reintroduced three climate change-related bills that would help local communities increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change.
Capps, Burgess Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Women’s Access to Maternity Health Care
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.
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.
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.
Reps. Capps and Meehan reintroduced legislation that would help ensure federal firefighters could obtain the disability benefits they deserve if they were harmed through the hazards of their service.
Capps announced that researchers at UCSB received a grant for $231,546 from the Department of Health and Human Services to study Ultra Violet (UV) induced skin cancer and prevention.
Capps urged Congress to pass legislation that would require rental car agencies and used car dealers to fix safety defects before renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall.
Capps announced that the Foundation for Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) received a grant for $598,808 from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to 34 undergraduate students.
Capps offered a motion on the House floor that would have ensured that TransCanada – and not the taxpayer – pay to clean up the mess in the event of a spill associated with the Keystone XL pipeline.