Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will begin redirecting nighttime arrivals into Ontario International Airport through a new procedure labeled JCKIE that is designed to minimize nighttime impacts on residents in Lake Arrowhead. JCKIE is a new flight path that avoids direct flight over the region.

Apr 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, led an official Congressional Delegation to the Eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru from April 13-16.

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) today voted for H.J. Res. 2, the Balanced Budget Amendment. Despite winning a majority of the vote in the House, it failed to garner the required 2/3 vote to pass.

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) today welcomed news from the National Park Service that it has abandoned a plan for massive fee increases.

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) today voted for HR 4203, the Combat Online Predators Act. The bill passed the House overwhelmingly.

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Ranking Member Albio Sires (NJ-08), and Chairwoman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) sent a bipartisan letter to Vice President Pence affirming bipartisan Congressional support for stronger U.S.

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Apr 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) today issued the following statement following the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement that it will deploy the National Guard to the southern border:

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Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Whittier), today introduced legislation to honor Vietnam War veterans. The bill would designate the last Saturday in March as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day.”

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Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) applauded today’s bill signing by President Trump that begins to fix our long-underfunded military.

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In The News

Oct 4, 2013 In The News

UPDATE: Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, will not accept pay during the shutdown, a spokesman said.

“Dr. Ruiz believes that if Congress cannot do its job, they should not get paid,” Michael Ford wrote in an email.

Oct 4, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Paul Cook, the Yucca Valley Republican who represents California’s 9th District in Congress, called the showdown in Washington Russian roulette in a statement issued Monday, Sept. 30.

Sep 16, 2013 In The News

Eighth District Congressman Paul Cook (R) held a town hall meeting in Bishop Thursday to discuss everything from the conflict in Syria and his stance on American involvement, to wilderness designations, to veterans rights.

Sep 16, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON • Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, issued a statement Wednesday opposing military action in Syria.

Cook, who represents the High Desert in the 8th Congressional District, said in the statement that “it would be a mistake to intervene in a Syrian civil war.”

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Aug 29, 2013 In The News
Congressman Paul Cook, who represents California’s eighth congressional district, held an awards ceremony on Aug. 23 that celebrated outstanding women and their accomplishments.
Jul 27, 2013 In The News
As hundreds of veterans transition from military to civilian life in the High Desert, U.S. Rep. Paul Cook said there needs to be a better process to help them return to society.
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Jul 23, 2013 In The News
VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, took part in a bipartisan action meant to recover America’s confidence in the ability of Congress to work together.
Jul 2, 2013 In The News
If our country is attacked with a nuclear, chemical, or biological weapon in the next decade, I predict that the weapon will pass through our borders or one of our ports in a shipping container.
Jul 1, 2013 In The News

HESPERIA • The moment was important enough to draw a crowd of more than 1,000 people on the hottest day of the year.

The opening of the Ranchero Underpass was supposed to only happen “when pigs fly.” It was a dream that residents had been talking about ever since Hesperia became an incorporated city 25 years ago.

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Jun 16, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON • Paul Cook scored another victory Friday in his quest to save a popular off-roading area from a military takeover.

Cook, R-Yucca Valley, announced in a news release that his plan to create the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle Area passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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