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

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced that this year’s national security authorization legislation includes funding for a new wastewater treatment plant supporting Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms. The House Armed Services Committee is expected to vote on the bill later this week. 

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined as an original cosponsor on the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. This House bill introduced by Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN) is the companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).

Jun 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) introduced the Coronavirus County Relief and Stability Act to address the lack of COVID-19 relief funding for small and midsize counties. This bipartisan legislation is co-sponsored by Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara), Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale), and Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley).

May 25, 2020 Press Release

Memorial Day is our nation’s time to pause and remember the brave men and women who put on the uniform and sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom. Though it was not declared a national holiday until 1971, states throughout the nation had been holding observances for over a century.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted against the bill and issued the following statement:

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