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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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 30, 2014 Capps Releases Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 17, 2014 Preeclampsia Awareness Month
May 30, 2014 Capps Introduces House Resolution on Isla Vista Tragedy
May 30, 2014 Capps Announces Legislation to Address Mental Health and Its Relationship to Gun Violence
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 25, 2014 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Isla Vista Shooting
May 22, 2014 Capps Amendment to Support Military Moms Passes House
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA FREEDOM Act
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
May 7, 2014 Introducing the Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment Act
April 30, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, Government Accountability Office - Women in Clinical Research
April 29, 2014 Letter to Steven Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Ban Cigarette and Tobacco Product Sales
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 E-Newsletter: Women, Not Bosses, Know Best
March 26, 2014 Capps Applauds Covered California for Helping Working Families Obtain Health Insurance
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 4, 2014 Recognizing February 28th, 2014 as Rare Disease Day
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
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Dec. 3, 2013 Capps Announces Grant for Drug Discovery Research
Dec. 2, 2013 Capps Bipartisan Bill Signed Into Law
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 President Obama Signs Capps' HOPE Act into Law
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 14, 2013 Capps' Pediatric Research Bill Passes Senate
Nov. 14, 2013 Capps' Pediatric Research Bill Passes Senate
Nov. 13, 2013 Capps Announces Grant for the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics
Nov. 13, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise house Passage of the HOPE Act
Nov. 12, 2013 HIV Organ Policy Equity Act
Nov. 12, 2013 Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who Deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act
Oct. 18, 2013 Capps Announces Medicare Open Enrollment Period Underway
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 13, 2013 Huffington Post - House Republicans Attack Women's Health Again
Sept. 13, 2013 What's New in Health Care Policy? Two Important Reports Came Out This Week
July 30, 2013 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 17, 2013 Capps Praises HOPE Act Passage by Energy and Commerce Committee
July 11, 2013 Rockerfeller, Whitehouse, Franken, Capps Introduce Bill to Encourage Low-Incom Health Clinics to Adopt Electronic Health Records
July 9, 2013 School-Based health Centers Act
June 25, 2013 Capps, Boustany Make a PACT for Cancer Patients
June 18, 2013 Capps-Harris-Boxer-Coburn Organ Transplant Legislation Approved by U.S. Senate
June 11, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislation to Teach Students to Save Lives
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Brady & Capps Introduce the Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Diagnosis Act
May 21, 2013 Climate Change
May 17, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Public Health Preparedness for Climate Change
May 13, 2013 In Recognition of National Nurses Week
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Feb. 5, 2013 20th Anniversary of Family and Medical Leave Act
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