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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
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
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
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
Feb. 5, 2013 20th Anniversary of Family and Medical Leave Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Bipartisan Capps Bills Approved by House of Representatives
March 2, 2012 Butterfield Cosponsors Legislation to Help Streamline Job Training for Returning Veteran EMTs
March 2, 2012 Kinzinger Introduces Legislation to Help Streamline Job Training for Returning Veteran EMTs
Aug. 5, 2011 Capps Announces Introduction of Legislation to Enable Military Medics to Become EMTs
May 25, 2011 Capps Slams Attempt by House Republicans to Delay Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal
May 4, 2011 Justice is Served: The Death of Osama bin Laden
April 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - California Federal Disaster Assistance
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
July 28, 2010 Capps Votes to Increase Funding for Veterans Health and Military Construction
June 11, 2010 Rep. Gallegly Thanks Australia for Finding Abby Sunderland
Feb. 3, 2010 Capps Praises Military Experts Call For Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Jan. 28, 2010 Capps Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Dec. 13, 2009 Capps Votes For Key Funding Bill To Help Ventura County Communities
Oct. 6, 2009 Repeal The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
July 10, 2009 Capps Votes for Key Funding Bill to Support Our Troops and Honor Our Veterans
June 23, 2009 Capps, 76 Congressional Colleagues Urge President Obama to Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Initiate Bilateral Repeal Process
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 7, 2008 Capps Praises New Report by Senior Military Leaders Calling for End to Military Ban on Gay Service Members
April 24, 2008 Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Military Health Care and Address National Nursing Shortage
Dec. 13, 2007 Capps' Statement on MoveOn's Petition Opposing Military Action Against Iran
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
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 15, 2007 Capps Applauds House Action To Support Servicemen and Women, Their Families, and Military Veterans
May 23, 2007 Capps Leads Women's Caucus In Honoring Our Women Military Service Members In Observance Of Memorial Day
May 23, 2007 Blog: Observing Memorial Day And Honoring Our Military Heroes
May 18, 2007 Blog: Is This Really How The Bush Administration "Supports" Our Troops?
May 1, 2007 Capps Condemns President's Veto Of Bill To End The War In Iraq
April 25, 2007 Capps Votes In Favor Of Democratic Bill To End The War In Iraq
March 28, 2007 Capps Applauds House Action To Improve Medical Services For Military Veterans
July 31, 2006 Leach Calls on President to Seek Immediate Ceasefire
Nov. 18, 2005 Capps Helps Secure $16.8 million for Vandenberg Air Force Base Fitness Center
July 28, 2005 Capps Earns Perfect Score for Helping Hispanic Communities
May 20, 2004 Fallen Heroes
May 5, 2004 Congressional Democrats Call on Chairman Hunter to Help Military Widows
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT
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