Press Releases

Mar 6, 2014

Capps Votes to Address Climate Change, Protect EPA Authority to Limit Carbon Pollution

Issues: Energy & Environment

Capps voted against the so-called “Electricity Security and Affordability Act,” which would strip the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to develop and implement carbon emissions rules for new coal-fired power plants

Mar 6, 2014

Capps, Takano, 22 House Colleagues Urge Obama Administration to Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities

Issues: Healthcare

Capps and colleagues send letter expressing their support for leveraging health information technology advances to reduce health disparities.

Feb 27, 2014

Capps Launches Bipartisan Congressional Cut Flower Caucus

Capps launches bipartisan Congressional Cut Flower Caucus with Congressman Duncan Hunter

Feb 20, 2014

Capps Applauds President Obama’s Decision to Not Include Chained CPI in Budget Proposal

Issues: Social Security

Capps released statement on the announcement that Chained CPI will not be included in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal

Feb 14, 2014

Capps Supports Effort to Make Health Insurance More Affordable for California Families

Issues: Healthcare

Capps announced she is co-sponsoring legislation to keep healthcare costs fair

Feb 10, 2014

Capps Announces Effort to Assist California Producers Affected by Drought

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

Capps announced the United States Department of Agriculture will make $20 million available for agricultural water conservation.

Feb 4, 2014

Capps Voices Concerns Over New Santa Maria Facility

Issues: Immigration

Capps wrote to U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement expressing concern over their proposed new facility in the City of Santa Maria.

Jan 29, 2014

Capps Hails Passage of Bipartisan Farm Bill

Capps hailed passage of the final bipartisan agreement on the Farm Bill

Jan 28, 2014

Capps Leads Effort to Defend Women’s Health

Issues: Healthcare

Capps led the effort to defend women’s health against the House Majority’s anti-choice legislation, H.R. 7.

Jan 27, 2014

Capps’ Legislation to Resolve Los Padres Forest Encroachment Issue Passes House

Issues: Small Business

Capps applauded the passage of a bill she authored to convey a small parcel of land in the Los Padres National Forest.