Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Jul 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that he is co-sponsoring H.R. 5836, the Hunting, Education and Recreational Development (HEARD) Act.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 5588, the Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2016. The bipartisan bill passed the House unanimously.

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Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Cook is a cosponsor of this bipartisan bill, which passed with overwhelming support.

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Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that the Town of Apple Valley received a $300,000 grant from the US Bureau of Reclamation for the Apple Valley Desert Water Reuse Project. Cook wrote a letter in support of the town’s grant application earlier this year.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted last night for H.R. 1838, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act. Cook is a cosponsor of this bipartisan bill which passed the House unanimously.

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) introduced HR 5610, the Earthquake Mitigation Tax Incentive Act, bipartisan legislation to exclude earthquake mitigation incentives from being taxed at the federal level. California has already made these incentives tax-free at the state level.

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Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) today introduced HR 5579, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics.

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 4369, which authorizes the financing of the transfer of ownership of the Ontario Airport from the city of Los Angeles to a new Airport Authority made up of the City of Ontario and San Bernardino County.  Rep. Cook joined with a bipartisan coalition of Inland Empire legislators in co-sponsoring this legislation.

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Robert A. Lovingood hailed the withdrawal of a federal proposal that would have severely curtailed boating and other recreational activities on Lake Havasu.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 5471, the Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act. The bill passed with overwhelming support.

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In The News

May 31, 2013 In The News
California Eighth District Congressman Paul Cook spoke to students at Inland Leaders Charter School at a special as­sembly May 24 on the school’s outdoor field.
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May 15, 2013 In The News

HESPERIA • US Rep. Paul Cook told a group of junior high students that his favorite lunch lady in school was the one that gave him the most food. “You are our future, that is why you are the most important people in our community, that is why we want to feed your mind with good things and your body with good food,” Cook said during Friday morning’s “Lunch-In” at Hesperia Junior High School.

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May 15, 2013 In The News

ROTWNEWS invites entries in the GRAND OLD FLAG Photo Contest, with part of the grand prize being a 3-foot by 5-foot U.S. flag, donated courtesy of Congressman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley-8). The flag flew over the U.S. Capitol on April 19. The contest begins now, with entries due by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3. The winner will be announced on Friday, June 14 — Flag Day.

Apr 23, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Paul Cook, the 8th District congressman from Yucca Valley, will be drafting his own plan for the Marine Corps’ use of Johnson Valley.

Apr 23, 2013 In The News

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) proposed a plan Friday to stop the westward expansion of the Twentynine Palms Marine base into Johnson Valley by federally designating the area.

Mar 26, 2013 In The News

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook spoke to local leaders Tuesday about the impact of federal budget cuts to High Desert communities and the prospects of living with the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 15, 2013 In The News
It's no surprise that one of the first moves in Congress by retired Marine Col. Paul Cook deals with a military matter.

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Jan 14, 2013 In The News

SACRAMENTO • The newly drawn 8th Congressional District was won by former Marine, Paul Cook last November. Cook was recently appointed to serve on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, as well as the Committee on Veterans Affairs. His district encompasses the High Desert, Yucaipa, half of Redlands and parts of Inyo and Mono counties.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.

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