Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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  • Tax Reform Passes the House

    Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will provide the average family of four in Cook’s district, California’s 8th Congressional District, approximately $1,400 annually in savings.
  • Nominate a Veteran for Recognition at "Heroes of the 8th"

    Congressman Cook is accepting nominations for his annual "Heroes of the 8th" veterans recognition ceremony. If you know of a veteran who is dedicated to assisting other veterans, please complete the nomination form in the link below. All nomination forms must be returned to Congressman Cook's office in order to receive consideration.
  • 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.
  • 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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Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) applauded today’s bill signing by President Trump that begins to fix our long-underfunded military.

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, met with Venezuelan opposition leaders Julio Borges, Carlos Vecchio, and Francisco Marquez to discuss this week’s announcements of new U.S.

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 4909, the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House with overwhelming support.

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on the departure of Rex Tillerson from his role as Secretary of State:


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.