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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
April 28, 2014 Capps Announces National Science Foundation Award for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Oct. 8, 2013 Head Start Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
July 9, 2013 School-Based health Centers Act
June 11, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislation to Teach Students to Save Lives
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
May 17, 2012 Capps Encourages Unemployed Central Coast Veterans to Apply for New Veterans Administration Retraining Program
Feb. 28, 2012 House Votes on Capps Amendment to Keep College Costs in Check
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
Oct. 26, 2011 Capps Applauds Obama Administration Initiative to Lower Student Loan Payments
Oct. 4, 2011 Labor-HHS Education Appropriations Concerns
June 30, 2011 Capps Announces Interest Rates on Subsidized Student Loans Have Been Cut in Half, With Last Cut on July 1st
May 25, 2011 House Democrats Amend NDAA to Protect Troops, Save Billions through Battlefield Fuel Efficiency
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 21, 2010 Capps Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Ensure Long Term Economic Competitiveness and Boost STEM Education
Dec. 16, 2010 Gynecologic Cancer Education and Awareness Act
Dec. 9, 2010 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
Dec. 8, 2010 Capps Votes for DREAM Act
Sept. 28, 2010 Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, And Treatment For Women Act
Aug. 18, 2010 Capps Applauds Additional Recovery Act Funding To California
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 19, 2010 Ocean, Coastal, And Watershed Education Act
March 19, 2010 Capps Bill To Promote Environmental Education Approved By House
Feb. 2, 2010 Capps Statement On President Obama's 2011 Fiscal Year Budget
Dec. 13, 2009 Capps Votes For Key Funding Bill To Help San Luis Obispo Communities
Nov. 19, 2009 Capps Bill To Promote Environmental Education Approved By Key Committee
Nov. 9, 2009 Capps Celebrates House Passage Of Comprehensive Health Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 25, 2009 Capps, Ehlers, Farr Introduce Bill To Improve Ocean, Coastal, And Watershed Education And Literacy
Sept. 17, 2009 Capps Votes For Single Largest Investment In College Aid In American History
June 23, 2009 Panel III Of A Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Comprehensive Health Reform
May 14, 2009 Capps Celebrates Passage of Legislation to Create Jobs, Modernize California's Schools, and Save Precious Education Dollars
Feb. 25, 2009 Capps Hails Passage Of Critical Funding Bill
Feb. 24, 2009 Capps Statement On President Obama's Address To Congress
Feb. 13, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 1, American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009
Feb. 3, 2009 Capps Celebrates Passage Of Campus Safety Bill
Jan. 6, 2009 Capps Statement On The Start Of The 111th Congress
Sept. 25, 2008 Reject Funding for Abstinence-Only Education Programs
Sept. 25, 2008 Tom Lantos Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Education Act of 2008
July 31, 2008 Votes to Strengthen and Enhance Higher Education Legislation
June 5, 2008 Capps Applauds Passage of Responsible New Direction Democratic Budget
April 23, 2008 Congresswoman Capps Testimony on the Importance of Comprehensive Sex Education and the Ineffectiveness of Abstinence-Only Education
April 23, 2008 Let's Give Our Kids All The Information They Need To Make Safe, Healthy Choices
April 14, 2008 Week of the Young Child
March 13, 2008 Capps Celebrates Passage Of Responsible New Direction Democratic Budget: Budget Boosts Economy, Protects Important Priorities like Health Care and Education While Restoring Fiscal Responsibility
Feb. 7, 2008 Capps Applauds Passage of Legislation to Combat Rising College Costs and Remove Other Obstacles to College Enrollment
Jan. 11, 2008 Congresswoman Capps' Speech to the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Panel
Jan. 8, 2008 Congresswoman Capps' Speech on Education at Antioch University
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