Paul Cook Visits Troops in AfghanistanRep. Paul Cook speaks with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Commander of the International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan on Sunday March 10, 2013.
Paul Cook Visits Troops in AfghanistanDuring a trip to Kandahar Airfield on Saturday March 9, 2013, Rep. Paul Cook is accompanied by Col. Kyle McClelland, U.S. Army.
Paul Cook Visits Troops in AfghanistanRep. Paul Cook meets a soldier at a constituent dinner at Forward Operating Base Salerno near the city of Khost, Afghanistan, on Sunday March 10, 2013.
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WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today voted for H.R. 3550, the Keep Your Health Care Act of 2013. The act, which passed by a vote of 261-157, allows providers to continue to offer health insurance plans next year that were in effect in the individual market as of January 1, 2013.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today applauded the passage of two bills by the U.S. House of Representatives: H.R. 2189 and H.R. 2481. These two bills include provisions that Cook introduced and championed as standalone bills earlier this year.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) participated in a House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Hearing on the “Pay Our Military Act,” concerning the Department of Defense’s (DoD) troubling decision to furlough hundreds of thousands of key civilian employees despite being authorized by Congress to keep them on the job.
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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congress was in session Thursday when shots were fired near the Capitol.
House lawmakers are pushing legislation that would bring all furloughed Defense Department civilian employees back to work during the government shutdown.
UPDATE: Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, will not accept pay during the shutdown, a spokesman said.