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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
May 25, 2014 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Isla Vista Shooting
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Fully Fund Earth Quake Early Warning System
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
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 6, 2013 Capps Statement on Amendment Stopping Deferred Action for DREAMers
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 8, 2013 Letter to House Appropriations Subcomittee on Homeland Security Chairman Carter and Ranking Member Price - Combating Panga Smuggling
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
July 2, 2012 Capps Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate "Residual Risk" Flood Insurance Purchase Requirement for Santa Maria Home and Business Owners
April 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Reconsider the Army Corps of Engineers' Proposed Draft
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Urban Area Security Initiative Program Funding
Dec. 6, 2011 Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 8, 2011 The 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 6, 2011 Letter to Secretary Darcy Army Corps of Engineers
Aug. 4, 2011 Capps Announces Nearly $1 million in Federal Funding for Cal Poly's Fire Protection Engineering Program
July 12, 2011 Capps Works to Make Flood Insurance More Affordable for Central Coast Homeowners
May 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 4, 2011 Justice is Served: The Death of Osama bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Capps Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
April 6, 2011 Letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Greg Jaczko, Chairmain of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 House Dems Introduce New Oil Reserve Legislation
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid
July 15, 2010 Capps Votes For Key Flood Insurance Legislation
June 23, 2010 Capps, Markey Applaud House Passage of Legislation to Give Subpoena Power to Commission Investigating the BP Oil Spill
June 17, 2010 Responding to the Spill
May 6, 2010 Capps, Markey Push For Creation Of Independent, Non-partisan Commission To Investigate Causes Of Oil Spill
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairwoman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision - Investigate Fraud at Goldman Sachs
Feb. 4, 2010 Capps Praises Passage Of Cybersecurity Enhancement Measure
Nov. 30, 2009 Capps Statement On FEMA Postponing Flood Insurance Deadline
Oct. 29, 2009 Allowing Funding For The Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program
Oct. 23, 2009 Coast Guard Authorization Act Of 2010
Oct. 23, 2009 Capps Amendment Included In House Passed Coast Guard Authorization Act
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 7, 2009 Capps Statement on the Jesusita Fire
April 1, 2009 Capps Applauds Passage Of Much Needed Law To Protect Freedom Of The Press
Feb. 10, 2009 Capps, Platts Reintroduce Legislation To Provide Federal Firefighters With Fair And Equitable Disability And Retirement Benefits
July 9, 2008 Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act
March 13, 2008 Capps' Statement After House Holds Rare Secret Session
Jan. 28, 2008 Capps' Statement on President Bush's State of the Union Address
Sept. 27, 2007 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act
June 12, 2007 Cancer Caucus Co-Chairs Capps, Pryce and Israel Introduce Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act
May 24, 2007 Capps' Statement Regarding Federal Disaster Relief For Salmon Fishing Communities
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