Honoring our HeroesThese veterans are the true heroes of the Eighth Congressional District. On Friday, November 13, 2015 Congressman Cook honored these veterans at his annual "Heroes of the 8th" Veterans Recognition Ceremony. For more information on our honorees, please visit cook.house.gov/heroes.
Salute to Women Was a Huge Success!On Saturday September 12, Congressman Cook honored 24 women at his third annual "Salute to Women: Young Leaders and Mentors" event at the Apple Valley Town Conference Center. Each of the women honored have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their respective communities, especially with organizations that serve the youth.
Congressman Cook visits Ft. Irwin National Training CenterCongressman Cook recently visited Ft. Irwin National Training Center to observe the U.S. Army execute complex joint training exercises with the U.S. Navy. This base has been an integral part of the United States counterinsurgency operations since September 11, 2001 and continues to be transformed to reflect the rapidly changing battlefields faced by our servicemembers. We're lucky to have it in the 8th District.
Good Luck to the Eighth District Military Academy Appointees as they begin their service!Some of our very own are heading to various United States military academies this fall! Congratulations to Brittney, Shanna, Chloe, and Andrew who were presented their official nominations and appointments. (Lydia is not pictured) Congressman Cook is proud of each of them and knows they will make our district and country proud!
Congressman Cook meets with students from Rim of the World School DistrictIf you or your group is ever in DC, please contact Congressman Cook's office at 202-225-5861. We would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you and give you a personalized tour of the Capitol Building!
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WASHINGTON- Today, the House passed legislation that included Rep. Paul Cook’s (R-Apple Valley) Veterans Employment and Training Service Longitudinal Study Act. The bill language ensures veterans receive effective job training services. The language was passed as part of a larger veterans’ bill, H.R. 3016, the Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act.
Congressman Cook Announces Local Support for Historic Routes Preservation Act
WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced that the County of San Bernardino has endorsed his bipartisan bill, HR 4313, the Historic Routes Preservation Act. This bipartisan bill provides an administrative means for the federal government to confirm rights-of-way on public lands administered by the Departments of Interior and Agriculture.
WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act. This bill strengthens congressional oversight over the administration’s sanctions against Iranian terrorism financiers. Rep. Cook is a cosponsor of this legislation.
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Congressman Paul Cook is pleased to announce that he will host “Salute to Women: Young Leaders and Mentors” on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10:00AM.
The message in this last election was clear: the American people want the president and Congress to work together to secure our borders.
Last month, President Barack Obama declared, “I’m not on the ballot this year… but make no mistake, [my] policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.”
By Congressman Paul Cook