Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that his bill H.R. 3279, the Helium Extraction Act of 2017, unanimously passed the House of Representatives. The bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to allow helium extraction from gas on federal lands under the same terms as gas and oil.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 1698, the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act. This bill, which expands sanctions against Iran for its illicit ballistic missile program, passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) was named today as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere by Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The move follows Rep. Jeff Duncan’s departure from the committee earlier this week.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 2266, which includes additional wildfire funding and improved authority for active forest management. This legislation also included funding for recovery from several recent Hurricanes and improves accountability of federal agencies by including stronger reporting and oversight requirements.

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced his support for White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) request to Congress for improved wildfire funding and active forest management.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 2792, the “Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons (CUFF) Act.”  The bill passed the House by a margin of 244-171.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act. The bill passed the House by a margin of 233-175.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
District Update | September 5, 2017

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   President Trump has signed HR 3218, Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017. Rep. Cook was a co-sponsor of the legislation, which includes language from his Veterans Education Equity Act.

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Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington - Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement on the violence that occured in Charlotesville this past weekend:

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