Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Jan 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today to pass H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act. The bill passed the House today with bipartisan support. Cook was an original co-sponsor of the bill.

Jan 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today to pass H.R. 22, the Hire More Heroes Act. This bill, which Cook co-sponsored, waives the costs imposed by burdensome Obamacare regulations on businesses that hire veterans.

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Dec 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today issued the following statement after the President signed HR 5331, renaming the post office in Twentynine Palms, located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive, as the “Colonel M.J. ‘Mac’ Dube, USMC Post Office Building:

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Dec 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama signed into law Rep. Paul Cook’s Mammoth Mountain Land Exchange. The original bill, HR 1241, passed the House of Representatives by voice vote in December, 2013. The measure was ultimately put into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was signed into law today.

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) responded to the announcement that U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will step down. Hagel has served as Secretary of Defense for nearly two years.

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined Rep. Paul Gosar (R- AZ) in introducing legislation to create a new program to reward American allies in the Global War on Terror. This program will provide a $5,000,000 cash reward to individuals providing information leading to the capture of any person involved with the kidnapping and murder of American citizens.

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

"I’m disappointed that President Obama has again chosen unilateral action rather than working with Congress. The message in this last election was clear: the American people want the President and Congress to work together. This appears to have fallen on deaf ears with President Obama.

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 4795, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act. This bill helps businesses comply with new or revised air quality standards from the EPA and will reduce delays in the preconstruction permitting process for new factories and expansion projects.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today responded to the comments made by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on his recent visit to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin.

Nov 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced that HR 5331 passed in the House of Representatives today. The bill renames the facility located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms as the “Colonel M.J ‘Mac’ Dube, USMC Post Office Building. Cook introduced the legislation in July, after Dube passed away in April 2014.

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