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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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 17, 2014 Capps Applauds Presidential Action to Address Seafood Fraud
June 11, 2014 Oceans and Fisheries
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
July 27, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 26, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
May 6, 2010 Capps, Markey Push For Creation Of Independent, Non-partisan Commission To Investigate Causes Of Oil Spill
July 28, 2009 Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act
July 20, 2009 Restore our American Mustangs Act
June 15, 2009 Capps Joined by 36 Colleagues On Bi-Partisan Congressional Letter Urging Commerce Secretary To Disapprove Gulf Council Offshore Aquaculture Plan
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
Feb. 24, 2009 Captive Primate Safety Act
Nov. 12, 2008 Capps Expresses Disappointment at Supreme Court Ruling
June 10, 2008 The Troubled State of our World's Oceans
April 11, 2008 Capps Calls for Disaster Aid for Fishing Community Following Closure of Salmon Season for California and Oregon
July 12, 2007 Capps Raises Concerns With Bush Offshore Aquaculture Proposal
June 22, 2007 Capps Celebrates Repeal of Misguided Santa Rosa Island Language
May 24, 2007 Capps' Statement Regarding Federal Disaster Relief For Salmon Fishing Communities
May 15, 2007 Capps Calls On Governor Schwarzenegger To Veto Dangerous, Dirty, And Unnecessary LNG Project
May 9, 2007 Capps Criticizes Bush Administration's Politicization of Endangered Species Act
April 9, 2007 Capps's Statement For The California State Lands Commission Hearing On The Cabrillo Port LNG Project
March 1, 2007 Capps Statement On National Park Service Director's Testimony Regarding Santa Rosa Island
Nov. 14, 2006 Capps Welcomes Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer's Efforts To Protect Public Access To Santa Rosa Island
Oct. 4, 2006 A Sad Day For The Public And Its National Parks
Sept. 29, 2006 Capps Denounces Decision Restricting Public Access To Santa Rosa Island
Sept. 29, 2006 Capps Condemns Decision To Restrict Public Access To Santa Rosa Island
Aug. 10, 2006 Capps Hails Commercial Fishery Failure Disaster Declaration for West Coast Salmon Fishers
Aug. 8, 2006 Return to Santa Rosa Island
June 8, 2006 Capps And Ros-Lehtinen Announce Formation Of National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
May 1, 2006 Capps Decries Latest Effort to Jeopardize Public Access to Santa Rosa Island
Aug. 10, 2005 Capps, Feinstein and Boxer call on Coastal Commission to Object to Bush Administration's Drilling Plans off Central Coast
July 13, 2005 Capps Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Drilling in Los Padres National Forest
July 13, 2005 Capps Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Drilling in Los Padres National Forest
May 5, 2005 Capps Bill Would Allow Fishers Access to Savings Without Severe Tax Penalties
Dec. 13, 2004 Capps, Boxer and Feinstein call on Interior Secretary to Continue Moratorium on Drilling on OCS
Nov. 30, 2004 Congresswoman Capps Questions Safety, Need of Cabrillo Port LNG Facility
Oct. 8, 2004 Letter to Inspectors General Earl E. Devaney and Johnnie E. Frazier
July 23, 2004 Letter to Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.)
July 8, 2004 Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
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