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.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 5046, The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016. The measure passed the House overwhelmingly.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow has received the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. This award is given to one installation in every branch of the military for outstanding performance over the previous year.
WASHINGTON- Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity passed a veterans’ jobs bill introduced by Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley). HR 3286, the HIRE Vets Act of 2016 is a bipartisan bill that would promote private sector recruiting, hiring, and retaining of men and women who served honorably in the U.S. military through a voluntary and effective program.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for a series of bills designed to strengthen law enforcement officers’ ability to fight crime and drug abuse. Cook voted for three bills, which passed with broad bipartisan support.
WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced he has signed on as a cosponsor to HR 5035, a bill which will reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP).
Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert Lovingood took action to address proposed boating restrictions on Lake Havasu. They are responding to local concerns regarding a proposal to restrict boating along a popular stretch of the Colorado River near Needles, California.
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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).