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Lois Capps' Public Statements

Full Name: Lois Capps
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 24, Democratic
First Elected: 03/10/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 24
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Laura, Todd, Lisa (deceased)
Birth Date: 01/10/1938
Birth Place: Ladysmith, WI
Home City: Santa Barbara, CA
Religion: Lutheran
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Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Capps' Statement on Equal Pay Day
April 7, 2014 Capps Announces California GPCI Fix Signed Into Law
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Capps, Burgess Introduce Legislation to Increase Women's Access to Maternity Health Care
April 2, 2014 E-Newsletter: Women, Not Bosses, Know Best
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen, Capps Sponsor Legislation to Combat Deceptive Advertising That Leads To Eating Disorders
March 26, 2014 Capps Statement on Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification Strategic Plan
March 26, 2014 Capps Applauds Covered California for Helping Working Families Obtain Health Insurance
March 26, 2014 Capps Pushes for Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Give Working Families an Opportunity to Obtain the Health Insurance They Need
March 24, 2014 Capps Brings HBO Documentary on Oxnard Tragedy to Capitol Hill
March 24, 2014 E-Newsletter: Let's Put an End to Employment Discrimination
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Capps Continues Push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 13, 2014 Congressional Digital Day of Action
March 13, 2014 Safe Climate Caucus
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
March 4, 2014 Recognizing February 28th, 2014 as Rare Disease Day
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Fill Vacant Los Angeles Director Post
Feb. 5, 2014 Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 29, 2014 Capps Hails Passage of Bipartisan Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 27, 2014 Los Padres National Forest Land Conveyance
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
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