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WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 4369, which authorizes the financing of the transfer of ownership of the Ontario Airport from the city of Los Angeles to a new Airport Authority made up of the City of Ontario and San Bernardino County. Rep. Cook joined with a bipartisan coalition of Inland Empire legislators in co-sponsoring this legislation. It passed the house with overwhelming support.
WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement on last week’s ruling by the Department of Transportation allowing tentative approval of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) flag-of-convenience scheme that would allow it to operate in the United States:
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) is pleased to announce that the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is evaluating the feasibility of instituting the Veterans Express Transit System (VETS) in the Victor Valley. Cook submitted a request last month to VA Loma Linda Medical Center Director Barbara Fallen requesting expansion of the program to the High Desert in order to assist veterans with transportation for medical appointments at VA Loma Linda.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) introduced HR 4313, the Historic Routes Preservation Act. This bipartisan bill provides an administrative means for the federal government to confirm rights-of-way on public lands administered by the Departments of Interior and Agriculture. Representatives Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Scott Tipton (R-CO), and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) are original cosponsors.
HESPERIA • The moment was important enough to draw a crowd of more than 1,000 people on the hottest day of the year.
The opening of the Ranchero Underpass was supposed to only happen “when pigs fly.” It was a dream that residents had been talking about ever since Hesperia became an incorporated city 25 years ago.
Congressman Paul Cook was among the speakers at Saturday’s ribbon cutting for the project, and the significance wasn’t lost on him.
WASHINGTON • Paul Cook scored another victory Friday in his quest to save a popular off-roading area from a military takeover.
Cook, R-Yucca Valley, announced in a news release that his plan to create the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle Area passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.
The NDAA passed the House by a vote of 315-107 and will now move to the Senate. If passed by the Senate, the bill will reach the president’s desk for approval.