WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in favor of a number of measures to help veterans. H.R. 4261, the Gulf War Health Research Reform Act, will help provide better care for Gulf War veterans. H.R. 2527 will provide veterans with counseling and treatment for sexual trauma that occurred during inactive duty training. H.R.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) issued the following statement calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s immediate resignation:
WASHINGTON – Last night, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) held the Heroes of the 8th Awards Ceremony. The event commended 48 veterans living in the district who served bravely from World War II through the present.
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 3361, the USA FREEDOM Act. This bill seeks to uphold the basic rights of all Americans by ending the bulk collection of phone data.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 4031, the “Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014.” This important legislation grants the Secretary of the Veterans Administration the power to fire senior executives whose performance warrants removal.
WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced that the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA) has been awarded a $3,000,000 grant to fund the Southern California Desert Region Integrated Water and Economic Sustainability Plan. VVWRA has provided high-level treatment for irrigation projects and groundwater recharge in Southern California’s Victor Valley region.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) is pleased to announce that the Hi-Desert Water District has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Bureau of Reclamation to fund a portion of the district's Wastewater Treatment Project.
WASHINGTON– Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) announced a pilot program to provide jobs for members of the California National Guard. The Work for Warriors program creates partnerships with employers in order to provide full-time work for California Guardsmen.
WASHINGTON – Representative Paul Cook (R - Apple Valley) voted today in favor of H.R. 4438, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. This bill will incentivize major US innovation in the medical, pharmaceutical, energy, and chemical fields by allowing increased tax credits for research expenses.