WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 5053, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act. The bill passed on the House floor.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for S.337, the Freedom of Information (FOIA) Improvement Act of 2016. The bill was passed by the House with overwhelming support and previously passed the Senate earlier this year by unanimous consent.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H. Con. Res. 112, expressing the sense of Congress in opposition to the President’s proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil and H. Con. Res. 89, expressing the Sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be harmful to the United States economy. Both measures passed the House.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement after terrorists struck a Tel Aviv market in Israel, killing 4 and wounding 16. Two Palestinian terrorists, disguised as Hasidic Jews, were apprehended immediately following the attack.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that he has joined as a co-sponsor of HR 4814, the No Budget No Pay Act. The bill would prohibit members of the House or Senate from receiving a paycheck if their respective chamber fails to pass a budget by April 15.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today issued a response to comments made by Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald yesterday in which he compared the time it takes for veterans to receive medical treatment by comparing waiting for health care to Disneyland guests waiting for a ride.
WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) announced that his bill, H.R. 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Establishment Act, passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today. This legislation establishes the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area, encompassing 18,610 acres of the scenic Alabama Hills.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 4909, the annual national security authorization bill. The bill passed the House late last night with bipartisan support.
WASHINGTON- In acknowledgment of National Police Week, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that he is a cosponsor of HR 814, The Thin Blue Line Act.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 3832, The Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2016. The measure passed the House overwhelmingly.
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The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).