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Lois Capps' Public Statements

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
Oct. 15, 2013 Capps Calls for Agreement to Pay America's Bills
Oct. 13, 2013 Huffington Post - House Republicans Attack Women's Health Again
Oct. 12, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 San Luis Obispo - Pass American Jobs Act Now
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Oct. 8, 2013 Head Start Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 Capps Statement on the Shutdown of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Oct. 8, 2013 Capps Leads Effort to End Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Capps Announces Opening of Covered California Marketplace and Access to New Affordable Health Insurance Options
Sept. 30, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Central Coast Agricultural Green Energy Projects
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 26, 2013 Capps Takes on Sponsorship of Bill to Improve Seafood Traceability
Sept. 26, 2013 Capps Announces Funding to Boost Affordable Housing in Central Coast Neighborhoods
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 24, 2013 Capps Urges Emergency Response Planning During National Preparedness Month
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
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
Sept. 19, 2013 Capps Takes to House Floor in Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Sept. 19, 2013 Capps Speaks Out, Votes Against Draconian Cuts to Food Assistance Program that Help Millions
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Nominate Yellen for Fed Chair
Sept. 18, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Sept. 17, 2013 Capps Announces NOAA Funding for School Ocean Programs
Sept. 13, 2013 What's New in Health Care Policy? Two Important Reports Came Out This Week
Sept. 12, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
Sept. 11, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for UCSB Researchers to Study Ocean Acidification
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of Interior - Safety and Environmental Requirements for Hydraulic Fracturing
Sept. 10, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Substance Abuse Program in Santa Ynez Valley
Aug. 29, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Santa Barbara Company Working on Wave Energy Technology
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 Capps Announces Funding for Teachers at Schools in Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo
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
Aug. 1, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Capps Fights Legislation that Weakens Economic Development Programs on Central Coast
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
Aug. 1, 2013 Support Community Development Block Grants
Aug. 1, 2013 Capps Pushes "GPCI" Fix, SGR Repeal to Improve Doctor Pay
July 30, 2013 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Cuts to EPA Funding
July 18, 2013 Sequestration Threatening Public Safety
July 17, 2013 Capps Praises HOPE Act Passage by Energy and Commerce Committee
July 11, 2013 Capps, Rockefeller Introduce Bill to Level the Playing Field for Safety Net Providers Working with Vulnerable Populations
July 11, 2013 Rockerfeller, Whitehouse, Franken, Capps Introduce Bill to Encourage Low-Incom Health Clinics to Adopt Electronic Health Records
July 11, 2013 Capps Announces Funding to Help Families Find Health Insurance
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