Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Dec 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted in support of H.Res 441. This resolution set America’s military priorities for next year to ensure our armed forces have the authorizations needed to keep us safe. This bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support by a vote of 350-69.

Dec 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) welcomed the announcement this week of a deal on the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA). This language, which was made public last night, would preserve approximately 100,000 acres of Johnson Valley as the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area.

Dec 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the committee and took members’ questions.

Nov 15, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today voted for H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Care Act of 2013. The act, which passed by a vote of 261-157, allows providers to continue to offer health insurance plans next year that were in effect in the individual market as of January 1, 2013.

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Nov 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing examining the status of nuclear negotiations with Iran. At the hearing, committee members expressed serious concerns about the Obama Administration’s proposed nuclear weapons deal with Iran.

Nov 4, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today visited DaVita Yucca Valley. DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., which provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad.

Oct 31, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today applauded the passage of two bills by the U.S. House of Representatives: H.R. 2189 and H.R. 2481. These two bills include provisions that Cook introduced and championed as standalone bills earlier this year. 

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) participated in a House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Hearing on the “Pay Our Military Act,” concerning the Department of Defense’s (DoD) troubling decision to furlough hundreds of thousands of key civilian employees despite being authorized by Congress to keep them on the job.  

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) voted today for H.J. Res. 91 authored by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), the “Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act.”  

Oct 9, 2013 Press Release

I would like to take a moment to thank the constituents of the Eighth District of California for writing, calling, and sending letters regarding the current government shutdown. My staff keeps me updated daily on your concerns, and I agree with you: Washington needs to do better by all of those being affected by this government shutdown. 

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