Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 4909, the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House with overwhelming support.

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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on the departure of Rex Tillerson from his role as Secretary of State:

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Mar 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Kimberly Breier to serve as the State Department’s Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs:

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

 

                                                   

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Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 1865, the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. The bill enhances criminal penalties for websites that facilitate illegal prostitution or sex trafficking, and it provides sex trafficking victims with restitution. It passed with House with bipartisan support.

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act. Cook is co-sponsor of this bipartisan bill which promotes access for persons with disabilities and gives business owners and local communities the tools they need to accommodate all their visitors without fear of a lawsuit. The bill passed the House by a margin of 225-192.

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, released the following statement on the decision by Peruvian President Pedro Kuczynski to rescind the invitation to Venezuela to attend the Eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru:

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Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, delivered the following opening statement at the Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Advancing U.S.

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In The News

Apr 4, 2014 In The News

Jose Quintero

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.

Feb 27, 2014 In The News

We are at a unique point in our nation’s history and must stand ready to defend against those who threaten our security.

Feb 21, 2014 In The News

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.

Dec 12, 2013 In The News

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.

Dec 12, 2013 In The News

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.

Dec 12, 2013 In The News

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.

Oct 4, 2013 In The News

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. 

Oct 4, 2013 In The News

House lawmakers are pushing legislation that would bring all furloughed Defense Department civilian employees back to work during the government shutdown.

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