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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
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
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Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 19, 2013 Capps Speaks Out, Votes Against Draconian Cuts to Food Assistance Program that Help Millions
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 1, 2013 Support Community Development Block Grants
July 30, 2013 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 11, 2013 Capps, Rockefeller Introduce Bill to Level the Playing Field for Safety Net Providers Working with Vulnerable Populations
June 19, 2013 Capps Highlights Central Coast Priorities Contained in House Farm Bill
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 9, 2012 The Huffington Post - Pass American Jobs Act Now
Sept. 19, 2012 Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012
June 14, 2012 Capps Announces Over $1 Million In Federal Funding For Affordable Housing in City of Santa Barbara
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 23, 2012 Capps Highlights Health Reform Benefits for Communities on the Central Coast
March 8, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Jan. 24, 2012 Capps Calls on House to Resolve Payroll Tax Legislation By February 17th
Dec. 1, 2011 Capps Highlights the Importance of Extending the Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits For California
Oct. 28, 2011 Capps Statement on Approval of California Medi-Cal Reimbursement Cuts
Oct. 27, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Harris
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
April 14, 2011 Medicaid Block Grants Program
April 5, 2011 Capps Statement on Republican Budget
July 22, 2010 Capps Votes to Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits
July 15, 2010 Capps Votes For Key Flood Insurance Legislation
May 27, 2010 Capps Announces Recovery Act Grant to Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County
May 7, 2010 Capps On April Jobs Report
March 2, 2010 Capps Decries Republican Filibuster
Nov. 6, 2009 Capps Votes For Additional Economic Recovery Measures; Extends Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Homebuyers' Tax Credit, And Business Tax Relief To Boost Local Economy
Sept. 25, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
June 5, 2009 Capps Cheers Passage Of Fair And Effective Plan To Help Our Economy By Helping Americans Keep Their Homes
March 13, 2009 Capps Calls Attention To The ‘Human Element' Of Climate Change Policy
March 5, 2009 Capps Statement On January Unemployment Numbers For Central And South Coast Counties
March 4, 2009 Pass The Helping Familites Save Their Homes Act
April 23, 2008 Capps Applauds House Action to Protect the Medicaid Safety Net
April 3, 2008 Capps Statement on Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net
March 3, 2008 Capps Condemns Bush Administration's Misguided Medicaid Regulations
Feb. 28, 2008 Capps Calls Latest CMS Report on RAC Program More "Happy Talk" on a Failed Process
Feb. 13, 2008 Ventura County Star - A Much Needed Rx For Our Ailing Economy
Jan. 29, 2008 Capps Praises House Passed Economic Stimulus Package: Bipartisan Legislation will Offer Rebates to 13,300,000 California Families
Jan. 16, 2008 Capps Welcomes Opportunity to Discuss Medicaid's Critical Role for the Disabled, their Caregivers and their Families
July 24, 2007 Capps Celebrates First Federal Minimum Wage Increase in Ten Years
May 16, 2007 Capps Joins Lance Armstrong And Congressional Colleagues In Observing National LiveStrong Day
March 28, 2007 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2008
Jan. 11, 2007 Capps Celebrates Passage Of House Minimum Wage Bill
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