Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Apr 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that funding from the federal government to fight COVID-19 is on the way in the form of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. In the CARES Act, which was signed into law last week, HUD received $12.4 billion and has already allocated more than $3 billion of that in these initial grants.

Mar 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, the House of Representatives passed HR 748, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) supported the legislation, which was enacted into law after the President signed it. One key component of the bill includes direct cash assistance, also known as recovery rebates.

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –The House of Representatives passed HR 748, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The bill, which passed the Senate late on Wednesday March 27, passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support. It now heads to President Donald Trump where he is expected to sign the bill into law.

Feb 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, the Trump administration presented the proposed federal budget for the next year, which includes $76 million for a wastewater treatment facility for the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center.

Feb 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act. The bill passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly with bipartisan support.

Jan 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) reiterated his support for the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as Brackeen v. Bernhardt is re-heard by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In support of ICWA, Rep. Cook released the following statement:

Jan 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) attended a bipartisan briefing on Iraq and Iran that included Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. After the briefing, Cook issued the following statement on Iran’s missile attack on U.S. Bases in Iraq:

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement today in response to U.S. military action that resulted in the death of Qassem Soleimani:

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) released a statement on the House of Representative's passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill. The bill included essential funding related to earthquake damages at Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake.

Dec 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, and California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris sent a letter in support of the Navy’s funding request for earthquake recovery efforts at Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake.

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