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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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.

May 31, 2013 In The News
California Eighth District Congressman Paul Cook spoke to students at Inland Leaders Charter School at a special as­sembly May 24 on the school’s outdoor field.
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May 15, 2013 In The News

HESPERIA • US Rep. Paul Cook told a group of junior high students that his favorite lunch lady in school was the one that gave him the most food. “You are our future, that is why you are the most important people in our community, that is why we want to feed your mind with good things and your body with good food,” Cook said during Friday morning’s “Lunch-In” at Hesperia Junior High School.

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May 15, 2013 In The News

ROTWNEWS invites entries in the GRAND OLD FLAG Photo Contest, with part of the grand prize being a 3-foot by 5-foot U.S. flag, donated courtesy of Congressman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley-8). The flag flew over the U.S. Capitol on April 19. The contest begins now, with entries due by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3. The winner will be announced on Friday, June 14 — Flag Day.

Apr 23, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Paul Cook, the 8th District congressman from Yucca Valley, will be drafting his own plan for the Marine Corps’ use of Johnson Valley.

Apr 23, 2013 In The News

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) proposed a plan Friday to stop the westward expansion of the Twentynine Palms Marine base into Johnson Valley by federally designating the area.

Mar 26, 2013 In The News

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook spoke to local leaders Tuesday about the impact of federal budget cuts to High Desert communities and the prospects of living with the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 15, 2013 In The News
It's no surprise that one of the first moves in Congress by retired Marine Col. Paul Cook deals with a military matter.

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Jan 14, 2013 In The News

SACRAMENTO • The newly drawn 8th Congressional District was won by former Marine, Paul Cook last November. Cook was recently appointed to serve on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, as well as the Committee on Veterans Affairs. His district encompasses the High Desert, Yucaipa, half of Redlands and parts of Inyo and Mono counties.

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