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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Fill Vacant Los Angeles Director Post
Nov. 11, 2013 E-newsletter: Thoughts for Veterans Day
Oct. 30, 2013 Capps Introduces Bill to Help Veterans Receive Benefits
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
Feb. 12, 2013 House of Representatives Overwhelmingly Approves Bipartisan Capps, Kinzinger Bill To Help Military Medics Join Civilian Health Care Workforce
Sept. 20, 2012 Capps Announces New Federal Funding for Santa Barbara County Veteran's Treatment Court
Sept. 20, 2012 Bipartisan Capps Bills Approved by House of Representatives
Sept. 19, 2012 Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2012
May 17, 2012 Capps Encourages Unemployed Central Coast Veterans to Apply for New Veterans Administration Retraining Program
April 6, 2012 In Your Neighborhood...
March 27, 2012 Capps Announces Nearly $1 Million to Support Homeless Veterans on the Central Coast
March 2, 2012 Kinzinger Introduces Legislation to Help Streamline Job Training for Returning Veteran EMTs
March 2, 2012 Butterfield Cosponsors Legislation to Help Streamline Job Training for Returning Veteran EMTs
Nov. 16, 2011 Capps Applauds Passage of Legislation to Get Veterans Back to Work
Nov. 16, 2011 Veterans and Jobs
Oct. 18, 2011 Capps Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Help Get Veterans Back to Work
Aug. 5, 2011 Capps Announces Introduction of Legislation to Enable Military Medics to Become EMTs
July 28, 2010 Capps Votes to Increase Funding for Veterans Health and Military Construction
April 22, 2010 Caregivers And Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act
April 21, 2010 Capps Votes To Strengthen Veteran's Health Care
Dec. 13, 2009 Capps Votes For Key Funding Bill To Help San Luis Obispo Communities
Dec. 13, 2009 Capps Votes For Key Funding Bill To Help Ventura County Communities
July 10, 2009 Capps Votes for Key Funding Bill to Support Our Troops and Honor Our Veterans
Nov. 11, 2007 Congress Supports Veterans
Nov. 6, 2007 Democrats Improve Veterans Benefits
Sept. 24, 2007 Capps Encourages Constituents to Participate in Landmark Veterans History Project
June 15, 2007 Capps Applauds House Action To Support Servicemen and Women, Their Families, and Military Veterans
May 15, 2007 Capps Applauds Progress On Senate Bill To Repeal Misguided Hunter Language And Uphold Integrity Of Santa Rosa Island
April 25, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 29, 2007 Capps Praises House Passage Of Responsible Democratic Budget
March 28, 2007 Capps Applauds House Action To Improve Medical Services For Military Veterans
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
Feb. 9, 2007 Blog: Bush Balancing Our Budget On The Backs Of The PoorÂ…Again!
Sept. 29, 2006 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 5122, John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
March 7, 2006 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Nov. 18, 2005 Capps Helps Secure $16.8 million for Vandenberg Air Force Base Fitness Center
June 29, 2005 Capps Calls on Bush Administration to Immediately Correct $1 Billion Shortage in Veterans' Health Care
June 23, 2004 Stop the Cuts in Veterans' Health Care
June 2, 2004 Honoring Tuskegee Airmen and Their Contribution in Creating an Integrated United States Air Force
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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