Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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    Here are Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and information for constituents of the Eighth District of California. Please note that this page is not a source for official medical advice. If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus, please contact your healthcare provider and follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) direction, which can be found on this page under "What to do if you are sick."
  • Congressman Cook visits Ft. Irwin National Training Center

    Congressman Cook 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.
  • 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 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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Latest News

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced today that he is cosponsoring H.R. 7978, the Emergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act. This bipartisan legislation was introduced by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20).

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook's (R-Apple Valley) bill, H.R. 255, The Big Bear Land Exchange Act continues to move forward in Congress. The bill was heard today in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Previously, it had passed unanimously in the House of Representatives in November of last year.

Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) introduced legislation to extend federal recognition to the Mono Lake Kutzadika'a Tribe.

Aug 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive memo directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to use the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages or become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) led a bipartisan group of colleagues in sending a letter to House and Senate leaders requesting critical funding for small and midsize counties as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

In The News

Dec 5, 2018 In The News

The recent Woolsey and Camp fires in California were catastrophic on all fronts: loss of life, damage to property, and total annihilation of the environment.

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