Tag: Lois Capps

Lois Capps (J. Scott Applewhite : AP)

Lois Capps to Retire in 2016; 24th District in Play

Democratic U.S. Rep. Lois Capps, 77, announced on Wednesday that she will be retiring her congressional post, leaving the competitive 24th congressional district seat open for the first time in almost two decades. Capps, who is from Santa Barbara, was first elected as the representative for the 24th district in 1998.

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Govt Pays $2.5M, Congresswoman Capps Claims No Fault in Death of CA Woman

Parents Matt and Raeona Dies cannot bring their young daughter back to life, but have pushed to hold accountable those responsible in the DUI crash that killed her. A quiet early November settlement granted the couple $2.5 million from the United States Government, a co-defendant in the lawsuit seeking damages and asserting the Congressional aide behind the wheel that night became intoxicated on government time. Reports have indicated a possible cover-up from Congresswoman Capps’ office.

Lead Shifts Between Yee and Perez for 2nd in Controller's Race

Lead Shifts Between Yee and Perez for 2nd in Controller's Race

Betty Yee and fellow Democrat John Perez continue to jockey for second place in California’s state controller’s race. The second place spot has also been held by Republican David Evans, who now sits in fourth. With over 320,000 votes left

Boxer, Feinstein, Capps Introduce Firearm Confiscation Legislation

Boxer, Feinstein, Capps Introduce Firearm Confiscation Legislation

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), together with Representative Lois Capps (D-CA-Santa Barbara), are pushing legislation to allow families to petition a court to bar a “dangerous” individual from buying a gun and confiscate any guns said individual