Representative Lois Capps's Public Statements


Full Name: Lois Capps
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Housing and Foreclosures Issue Position: The War in Iraq Issue Position: Technology Issue Position: Environmental Protection Issue Position: The Federal Budget Issue Position: Oil Drilling 7/09/14 Sen. Markey and Reps. Capps & Meng Introduce Legislation to Ban BPA from Food and Beverage Containers 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/30/14 Capps Releases Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision 6/27/14 Capps Calls for House Vote on Bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Women Leaders In Congress Condemn Year of Inaction 6/26/14 Capps Leads Charge to Protect California Coastline from Oil Drilling 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/25/14 Immigration Reform 6/25/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4899, Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4923, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; And for Other Purposes 6/24/14 North American Energy Infrastructure Act 6/23/14 Capps Announces $1 million in Funding for UCSB Research 6/20/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee 6/19/14 Newsletter: Responding to the Tragedy in Isla Vista 6/19/14 Capps Introduces Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and Stalking From Gun Violence 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Preeclampsia Awareness Month 6/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials 6/17/14 Capps Applauds Presidential Action to Address Seafood Fraud 6/16/14 Capps Applauds Executive Order Addressing Workplace LGBT Discrimination 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 Capps Announces Funding for Water Rebate Program in Santa Barbara County 6/11/14 Oceans and Fisheries 6/11/14 Capps Applauds Vice President Biden's Video Message to UCSB 6/10/14 Capps Resolution Condemning Isla Vista Shooting Passes House 6/10/14 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California 6/05/14 Capps, Boxer, and Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Help Reduce Gun Violence 6/05/14 Boxer, Feinstein, Capps Introduce Legislation to Help Empower Families to Prevent Gun Violence 6/02/14 Capps Statement on Draft EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations 5/30/14 Capps Announces Legislation to Address Mental Health and Its Relationship to Gun Violence 5/30/14 Capps Introduces House Resolution on Isla Vista Tragedy 5/30/14 Capps Votes in Favor of Stronger Community Protections and Gun Safety 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Not One More Tragedy Followed by Inaction 5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/25/14 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Isla Vista Shooting 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/22/14 Capps Amendment to Support Military Moms Passes House 5/21/14 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA FREEDOM Act 5/19/14 Capps Announces Grants for SLO County Airports