Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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May 21, 2014 Press Release

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.

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May 15, 2014 Press Release

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.

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May 15, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 15, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act.

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May 9, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted in the House Veterans Affairs Committee to issue a subpoena for information about the delays, deaths, and secret patient lists at the Phoenix Veteran Affairs Medical Center.

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May 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s investigation into her role in the targeting of conservative groups. This became necessary after Mrs.

May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement in response to the Interstate 15 Ranchero Road Interchange Project Fire in Hesperia, California:

May 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) praised the Speaker’s decision to allow a vote on the House floor to form a Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee will investigate the attack, hold officials accountable for any failures or cover-ups, and ensure that justice is finally served.

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