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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
Dec. 5, 2013 Capps Announces $56 Million Army Contract Extension with UCSB
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 12, 2013 Capps Applauds Army Decision to Keep ROTC at UCSB
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 3, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 1, 2012 Condemning Iran for Its Persecution of Youcef Nadarkhani
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Capps Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Reauthorize Small Business Jobs Program, Create Jobs
Nov. 2, 2011 Capps Praises U.S. Coast Guard for Recommended Changes to Ship Traffic Lanes around Channel Islands
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Capps Applauds Repeal of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
June 2, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 31, 2011 Nuclear Age Peace Fondation's Santa Barbara Declaration
May 25, 2011 House Democrats Amend NDAA to Protect Troops, Save Billions through Battlefield Fuel Efficiency
May 4, 2011 Justice is Served: The Death of Osama bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Capps Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Feb. 4, 2010 Capps Praises Passage Of Cybersecurity Enhancement Measure
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
Nov. 12, 2008 Capps Expresses Disappointment at Supreme Court Ruling
June 20, 2008 Capps Votes Against Funding President Bush's Failed Policies in Iraq
May 21, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 15, 2008 Capps Votes Against Another Blank Check for President Bush's Failed Policies in Iraq
May 15, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Act 2008
April 9, 2008 Capps Responds to Testimony on the Bush Administration's Iraq Policy
March 19, 2008 Capps Statement on the Iraq War as it Enters its Sixth Year
Jan. 28, 2008 Capps' Statement on President Bush's State of the Union Address
Oct. 22, 2007 Capps' Statement on President Bush's Latest Request for Another Blank Check for the War in Iraq
Sept. 13, 2007 Capps' Statement on President Bush's Plans to Continue America's Open Ended Commitment in Iraq
Sept. 10, 2007 Capps' Statement on General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker's Testimony on the White House's Most Recent Iraq Report
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act
July 12, 2007 Capps' Statement On Bush Administration's Assessment Report On Iraq
July 12, 2007 Capps' Statement On Bush Administration's Assessment Report On Iraq
July 11, 2007 Ending the War in Iraq
May 24, 2007 Capps Set To Vote Against Iraq War Funding Bill
May 18, 2007 Blog: Is This Really How The Bush Administration "Supports" Our Troops?
May 15, 2007 Capps Applauds Progress On Senate Bill To Repeal Misguided Hunter Language And Uphold Integrity Of Santa Rosa Island
May 10, 2007 Providing for Redeployment of United States Armed Forces and Defense Contractors from Iraq
May 10, 2007 Capps Speaks Out In Favor Of Democratic Measure To End The War In Iraq And Bring Our Troops Home
May 1, 2007 Capps Condemns President's Veto Of Bill To End The War In Iraq
May 1, 2007 "Mission Accomplished" - Four Years Later
April 25, 2007 Capps Votes In Favor Of Democratic Bill To End The War In Iraq
April 25, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
Feb. 28, 2007 Blog: Taking The First Steps Towards A New Direction In Iraq
Feb. 8, 2007 Capps Recognized By Children's Defense Fund Action Council As One Of The "Best Representatives For Children"
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