Congressman Cook is accepting nominations for his annual "Heroes of the 8th" veterans recognition ceremony, which will be held on December 19, 2017. 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 by November 24, 2017 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 CenterCongressman 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.
Good Luck to the Eighth District Military Academy Appointees as they begin their service!Some of our very own are heading to various United States military academies this fall! Congratulations to Brittney, Shanna, Chloe, and Andrew who were presented their official nominations and appointments. (Lydia is not pictured) Congressman Cook is proud of each of them and knows they will make our district and country proud!
Congressman Cook meets with students from Rim of the World School DistrictIf 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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WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was approved by the House of Representatives on a 227-205 vote. 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.
Rep. Cook Issues Statement on New Cuba Regulations
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that his bill H.R. 3279, the Helium Extraction Act of 2017, unanimously passed the House of Representatives. The bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to allow helium extraction from gas on federal lands under the same terms as gas and oil.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) was named today as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere by Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The move follows Rep. Jeff Duncan’s departure from the committee earlier this week.
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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.
The message in this last election was clear: the American people want the president and Congress to work together to secure our borders.
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.”
By Congressman Paul Cook