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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 11, 2014 Capps Applauds Passage of Workforce Bill to Invest in America's Competitiveness
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 25, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4899, Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4923, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; And for Other Purposes
June 16, 2014 Capps Applauds Executive Order Addressing Workplace LGBT Discrimination
June 11, 2014 Oceans and Fisheries
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 30, 2014 Women's Economic Agenda
April 8, 2014 Capps' Statement on Equal Pay Day
April 2, 2014 E-Newsletter: Women, Not Bosses, Know Best
March 24, 2014 E-Newsletter: Let's Put an End to Employment Discrimination
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 5, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
May 7, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1406, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
March 14, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 803, Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
Sept. 19, 2012 Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2012
June 20, 2012 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
April 13, 2012 Capps Statement on Executive Order Prohibiting Workplace Discrimination by Federal Contractors
March 9, 2012 Capps Statement on February Jobs Numbers
Jan. 24, 2012 Capps Statement on President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2012 Capps Calls on House to Resolve Payroll Tax Legislation By February 17th
Dec. 20, 2011 Capps Slams House GOP Leadership Opposition to Middle Class Tax Cuts
Dec. 1, 2011 Capps Highlights the Importance of Extending the Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits For California
Nov. 30, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut
Oct. 9, 2011 San Luis Obispo Tribune- Pass American Jobs Act now
Oct. 6, 2011 Capps Statement on September Jobs Report
Oct. 5, 2011 In Support of American Jobs Ac
Sept. 6, 2011 Capps, 58 Colleagues Introduce Legislation To Ensure Jobs are a Priority
May 10, 2011 Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act
Dec. 18, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Nov. 18, 2010 Capps Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits for Over 400,000 Californians
June 17, 2010 Capps Statement on BP Halting its Dividend
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
June 11, 2009 Capps Praises Introduction Of Breastfeeding Promotion Act
Feb. 13, 2009 Capps Celebrates Important Action To Get Economy Back On Track
Feb. 4, 2009 Capps, Terry Reintroduce Direct Support Professional Fairness And Security Act Of 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Act of 2009
Sept. 8, 2008 Expressing the Condolences of the House of Representatives on the Death of the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones, a Representative of the State of Ohio
July 31, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1338, Paycheck Fairness Act
June 19, 2008 Capps Praises Passage of Enhanced Federal Paid Parental Leave Legislation
June 19, 2008 Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008
April 22, 2008 Equal Pay Day
July 24, 2007 Capps Celebrates First Federal Minimum Wage Increase in Ten Years
June 22, 2007 Capps Welcomes Legislation to Address Gender Pay Discrimination
April 25, 2007 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Of 2007
June 15, 2005 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Sept. 24, 2004 Letter to Mr. Glenn Tilton, Chair of United Airlines
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
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