Off-road enthusiasts are celebrating a compromise that drastically scales back an expansion of the Twentynine Palms Marine base and retains most of the Johnson Valley for recreational use.
Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on the Western Hempishere, issued the following statement on developments concerning November's elections in Honduras:
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted in favor of the final version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a margin of 227-203. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will provide the average family of four with approximately $2,059 annually- a 58% reduction in their taxes.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 1638, the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act. The bill passed the House with bipartisan support.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. Cook was an original co-sponsor of the bill, which passed in the House of Representatives today by a margin of 231-198.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 1164, the Taylor Force Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives unanimously, would restrict US assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it stops subsidizing terrorists through “pay to slay” policies.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was approved by the House of Representatives on a 227-205 vote. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will provide the average family of four in Cook’s district, California’s 8th Congressional District, approximately $1,400 annually in savings.
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WASHINGTON • Rep. Paul Cook took another step this week toward permanently protecting the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area by introducing a bill that would give the land a special federal designation.
During the Cold War, we learned that peace only comes through strength.
We are at a unique point in our nation’s history and must stand ready to defend against those who threaten our security.
BARSTOW • Rep. Paul Cook is among a growing contingent of officials and locals opposing a plan to close the Barstow Social Security office and consolidate it with the Victorville office.
JOHNSON VALLEY - A shared-use agreement has preserved about 100,000 acres here for off-highway vehicle use most of the year while enabling Marines to conduct large-scale training exercises during a two-month period.
Last month’s nuclear deal with Iran brokered by the Obama administration will make the world a more dangerous place. The deal jeopardizes the security of the United States, Israel, and our allies, and it paves the way for Iran to develop nuclear weapons.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congress was in session Thursday when shots were fired near the Capitol. Congressman Raul Ruiz, Congressman Paul Cook and Senator Barbara Boxer were working in their offices when the Capitol went on lockdown. They and their staff are ok, but as you can imagine a little shaken from the day's events.