Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Aug 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08) sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton requesting both Kern and San Bernardino counties be classified as disaster areas to further support the communities impacted by the earthquakes beginning on July 4, 2019.

Jul 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This morning, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined a bipartisan group of fellow Representatives to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by hand to show respect and gratitude for those who lost their lives in Vietnam. 

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Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that he is co-sponsoring an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to repair any damages to military bases caused by the earthquakes that occurred in the Ridgecrest area this past week. Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) introduced the amendment, which will be considered by the House this week.

Jul 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-New York) introduced HR 3559, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics.

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced today that he is co-sponsoring the Remove the Stain Act. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Rep. Denny Heck (D-Washington).

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) reintroduced HR 2911, the Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 1994, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act of 2019. The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump announced that the United States will formally recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights.

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Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, President Donald Trump signed into law S. 47, the Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, which overwhelmingly passed in the Senate and House last month. Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) attended the signing ceremony at the White House earlier this afternoon. 

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