Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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  • Nominations NOW Open for 'Heroes of the 8th" Ceremony!

    With this year marking the 50th anniversary since the start of the Vietnam War, we will honor ‪Vietnam‬ ‪veterans‬ at this year's ceremony. Do you know an outstanding veteran who deserves this recognition? Make sure to nominate them TODAY! Nominations are due by October 16, 2015. Please visit
  • 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 Center

    Congressman 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 District

    If 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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Latest News

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced that a public meeting will be taking place on the three proposed National Monuments: Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow, and Castle Mountain. This meeting will consider whether the President should create these monuments through the Antiquities Act.

Oct 6, 2015 Newsletter

Capitol Update

Congressman Cook Introduces the California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation, and Conservation Act

Oct 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced a schedule of information sessions for students interested in attending one of the five US Military Service Academies. The informational meetings will take place throughout the Eighth Congressional District.

Oct 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Yesterday, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for critical national security legislation. This legislation provides the legal authority for our military to protect the homeland, pay our soldiers, and provide benefits to military retirees.

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) introduced HR 3668, the California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation, and Conservation Act. This bill presents a balanced approach to protecting, managing, and using our desert and forest areas in San Bernardino and Inyo Counties.

In The News

Sep 2, 2015 In The News

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.

Nov 25, 2014 In The News

The message in this last election was clear: the American people want the president and Congress to work together to secure our borders.

Nov 16, 2014 In The News

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.”

Nov 10, 2014 In The News

By Congressman Paul Cook

Nov 9, 2014 In The News

Our government must honor its commitment to make sure service members are never left behind. That includes making sure they get treatment for mental disorders caused by the trauma of war.