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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Date Title
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
Feb. 16, 2016 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Dept. Commerce - Members of California Delegation Push for Federal Disaster Declaration in Crab Fisheries
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Jerry Brown, Governor of California - Stand Ready to Declare a Fishery Disaster for the Dungeness Crab Fishery
Sept. 16, 2015 Central Coast GMO Labeling Advocate Arrives in Washington
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
June 10, 2015 Bipartisan Bill Introduced To Combat Growing Threat Of Ocean Acidification
June 1, 2015 Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act
March 4, 2015 Capps Introduces Bill to Combat Ocean Acidification
Jan. 2, 2015 Capps Helps Recognize Local Contributions to Rose Parade Entries
Oct. 28, 2014 Newsletter: What I've Been Working On
Oct. 14, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Ensure PILT and SRS Included in 2015 Budget
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
July 31, 2014 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
July 9, 2014 Sen. Markey and Reps. Capps & Meng Introduce Legislation to Ban BPA from Food and Beverage Containers
July 9, 2014 Capps, Markey, Meng Introduce Bill to Protect Workers and Children From Chemical Exposure
Jan. 29, 2014 Capps Hails Passage of Bipartisan Farm Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 USDA to Address Citrus Disease Impacting Central Coast Agriculture
Oct. 28, 2013 Capps Urges President to Take Action on Seafood Fraud
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Sept. 30, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Central Coast Agricultural Green Energy Projects
Sept. 26, 2013 Capps Takes on Sponsorship of Bill to Improve Seafood Traceability
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
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. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Capps Highlights Central Coast Priorities Contained in House Farm Bill
May 16, 2013 Letter to Honorable Frank Lucas, Chair, and Honorable Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, Committee on Agriculture
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Oct. 31, 2012 Letter to Ministers Suswono and Wirjawan
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
Sept. 19, 2012 Capps to House Leadership: "We Need a Good Farm Bill and We Need it Now"
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 6, 2012 Capps Announces $135,000 Grant to Allan Hancock College to Prepare Students For Agriculture Careers
June 21, 2012 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture
June 20, 2012 Hanna Introduces Bill to Protect, Promote Organic Farming
June 19, 2012 Capps, Hanna Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect and Promote Organic Farming
May 16, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture
June 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2112, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
April 26, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
May 13, 2010 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture
July 9, 2009 Capps Applauds House Approval of Agriculture Funding Bill that Invests in Public Health, Food Safety, Rural Communities, Conservation & Other Priorities
April 1, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
May 14, 2008 Capps Praises House Passage of Farm Bill
April 8, 2008 Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008
July 27, 2007 Capps Applauds House Progress on Fair and Responsible Farm Bill
June 19, 2007 Representatives Solis and Lee Lead Effort to Support Healthy Foods in the 2007 Farm Bill
April 26, 2007 Capps, Issa, Boxer, Introduce Legislation In The House And Senate To Ensure Hass Avocado Quality
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