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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.