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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Date Title
June 23, 2014 Capps Announces $1 million in Funding for UCSB Research
June 19, 2014 Capps Introduces Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and Stalking From Gun Violence
June 11, 2014 Capps Applauds Vice President Biden's Video Message to UCSB
June 10, 2014 Capps Resolution Condemning Isla Vista Shooting Passes House
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
June 5, 2014 Boxer, Feinstein, Capps Introduce Legislation to Help Empower Families to Prevent Gun Violence
May 30, 2014 Capps Votes in Favor of Stronger Community Protections and Gun Safety
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
March 24, 2014 Capps Brings HBO Documentary on Oxnard Tragedy to Capitol Hill
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
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 18, 2013 Capps Introduces Domestic Violence Survivors Protection Act
Jan. 16, 2013 Capps Statement on Obama Administration Recommendations on Reducing Gun Violence
Nov. 15, 2012 Doing What is Right for the American People
Sept. 18, 2012 Capps Applauds Justice Department Decision to Preserve Central Coast Law Enforcement Tools and Resources
Sept. 18, 2012 Capps Announces $300,000 in Violence Against Women Act Funding for the Women's Shelter Program of SLO County
May 17, 2012 Capps Votes Against Bill Reducing Domestic Violence Protections for Women
May 16, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Director Robert S. Mueller Federal Bureau of Investigation
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Feb. 12, 2010 Capps Statement Honoring The Life Of Lawrence "Larry" King
April 29, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1913, Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2009
April 29, 2009 Capps Votes In Favor Of Hate Crimes Bill
Feb. 26, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder
Feb. 25, 2009 Capps Hails Passage Of Critical Funding Bill
Feb. 23, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder
Jan. 6, 2009 Capps Statement On The Start Of The 111th Congress
April 23, 2008 Day of Silence
Oct. 17, 2007 Capps Hails Passage of Much Needed Law to Protect Freedom of the Press
Aug. 27, 2007 Capps' Statement On the Resignation of Attorney General Gonzalez
July 27, 2007 Capps Celebrates Passage of Bill to Make America Safer
July 26, 2007 Capps Applauds House Passage of Bill to Promote the Safety and Security of Our Streets, Our Economy, and Our Environment
July 11, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act of 2007
May 15, 2007 Capps Celebrates Passage Of COPS Improvement Act
May 15, 2007 Supporting Cops Improvement Act
May 3, 2007 Capps Hails Passage Of Long Overdue Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation
Feb. 3, 2006 Rep. Tierney Spearheads Effort For C.O.P.S. Funding in FY 2007 Budget
Jan. 31, 2006 Capps Statement on the Postal Facility Shooting in Goleta
March 10, 2005 Domestic Violence
Feb. 14, 2005 Capps Pushes 'Federal Fire Fighters Fairness Act of 2005' to help Emergency Responders with Work-Related Injuries
April 21, 2004 Solis, Capito, Slaughter, and 31 other Members of Congress Urge Ridge to help Maria Suarez
March 31, 2004 Recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
March 9, 2004 Sense of the House with Respect to San Luis Obispo County, California, December 22, 2003 Earthquake
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Women: Equality & Opportunity
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