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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Issue Position: Oil Drilling
Issue Position: Environmental Protection
Issue Position: Energy
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - White House Should Feature American Flowers
July 22, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - New Oil or Gas Leasing Off California Coast
July 21, 2014 Capps Calls for a Vote to Protect Wildfire Prevention Budget
July 16, 2014 Capps Applauds Presidential Action on Climate Resiliency
July 10, 2014 National Ocean Policy
July 9, 2014 Capps, Markey, Meng Introduce Bill to Protect Workers and Children From Chemical Exposure
June 24, 2014 North American Energy Infrastructure Act
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 12, 2014 Capps Announces Funding for Water Rebate Program in Santa Barbara County
June 11, 2014 Oceans and Fisheries
June 2, 2014 Capps Statement on Draft EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 15, 2014 Capps Unveils Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Provide Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
March 26, 2014 Capps Statement on Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification Strategic Plan
March 13, 2014 Safe Climate Caucus
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
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 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. 5, 2014 Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 27, 2014 Los Padres National Forest Land Conveyance
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 14, 2014 Clean Energy Future
Dec. 3, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Activities
Nov. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1965, Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2728, Protecting State's Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 1, 2013 White House Launches Capps Proposal for Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience
Oct. 23, 2013 Capps Votes for Key Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Voices Concern About Provisions Limiting Environmental Review
Sept. 30, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Central Coast Agricultural Green Energy Projects
Sept. 17, 2013 Capps Announces NOAA Funding for School Ocean Programs
Sept. 11, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for UCSB Researchers to Study Ocean Acidification
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of Interior - Safety and Environmental Requirements for Hydraulic Fracturing
Aug. 1, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Cuts to EPA Funding
June 28, 2013 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
June 25, 2013 Capps Applauds President Obama's Plan to Address Climate Change
June 13, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
May 21, 2013 Climate Change
May 17, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Public Health Preparedness for Climate Change
May 16, 2013 Letter to Honorable Frank Lucas, Chair, and Honorable Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, Committee on Agriculture
April 18, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus Members Speak Out on Urgent Need to Address Climate Change
April 17, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
March 14, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
Feb. 27, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislative Package to Help States, Local Communities Address Climate Change Impacts
Feb. 15, 2013 Climate Change
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