Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Oct 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Rep. Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement opposing the impeachment of President Trump:

Oct 7, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Paul Cook announced that he is cosponsoring HR 1766, the College Transparency Act. The bipartisan bill promotes greater transparency in student outcomes within our postsecondary education system.

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) introduced the Stopping Doctor Shortages Act, along with fellow representatives Josh Harder (CA-10), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Dan Crenshaw (TX-02). This legislation will close a loophole in federal regulations that prevents some doctors in California and Texas from qualifying for the federal student loan repayment program.

Sep 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Saturday, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) attended the Jessi Combs Tribute Exhibit Opening & Celebration of Life.

He presented the following Congressional Record to honor her life, career, and the impact she made for a generation of female trailblazers:

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that the City of Victorville Fire Department has received a $310,633 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced that he is co-sponsoring the Earthquake Mitigation Incentive and Tax Parity Act to exclude grants that support residential seismic retrofits from federal taxation.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) applauded the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) announcement today of a proposed rule to provide much needed regulatory relief and efficiencies for non-energy solid leasable minerals, including soda ash. The proposed rule is expected to save up to $5 million in regulatory costs over the next decade.

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Aug 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that he has joined the American Sikh Congressional Caucus. This year marks the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak, the first of ten gurus and founders of Sikhism, which is celebrated across the nation and worldwide.

Aug 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08) joined a bipartisan group of House colleagues in sending a letter to the California Department of Education Instructional Quality Commission expressing strong disapproval of the current draft of the state’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC).

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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.

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