Rep. Pete Aguilar was sworn-in to the 116th Congress by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In his third term as the Representative for California’s 31st Congressional District, Aguilar will serve on the House Appropriations Committee and will hold the leadership positions of Chief Deputy Whip of the Democratic Caucus and Whip of the New Democrat Coalition – a group of over 90 Democrats who are committed to creating good jobs and growing the economies of regions like the Inland Empire.
Rep. Aguilar continued his "Job for a Day" tour at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in San Bernardino. Brian Whitehead with the San Bernardino Sun has the full story. (Photo by Terry Pierson, Press Enterprise/SCNG)
Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) and Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) Discuss the USA Act, their bipartisan bill to protect Dreamers, on Face the Nation with host Nancy Cordes.
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the fifth stop of his "Job for a Day" tour selling concessions at an Inland Empire 66ers game. Anthony Victoria with the Inland Empire Community News has the full story. (Photo by Anthony Victoria, Inland Empire Community News)
Rep. Pete Aguilar continued his “Job For a Day” tour at Gerrards Market in Redlands where he bagged groceries for customers. Alejandra Molina with the Press-Enterprise has the full story. (Photo by Rachel Luna, The Sun/SCNG)
Rep. Pete Aguilar authored an op-ed for CNN on the important bipartisan nature of the annual Congressional Baseball Game and to underscore that the horrific act of violence targeting the Congressional Republican baseball team was a failed assault on our nation’s democracy. [Politico Photo]
Latest News and Press Releases
April 24, 2019 Press Release
Aguilar Takes Job for a Day Tour to One of San Bernardino’s Newest Small Businesses
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the second stop of 2019 on his Job for a Day tour of the Inland Empire, working as a barista at Viva la Boba in San Bernardino. The small business opened in March with the goals of creating a community-oriented space and helping to revitalize downtown San Bernardino.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Aguilar Introduces JOBS Act to Connect Inland Empire Job-Seekers with Employment Resources
Rep. Pete Aguilar re-introduced the Job Opportunity and Business Services (JOBS) Act, a bill he drafted with the input of local advocates to help Inland Empire job-seekers and businesses connect with employment resources. The legislation empowers local Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) to advertise their services, including on-the-job training, career counseling, and mentoring, to businesses and potential employees in the communities they serve
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Aguilar Presides Over House Floor During Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Debate
Rep. Pete Aguilar was designated by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives. As Speaker Pro Tempore, Rep. Aguilar presided over floor proceedings as the House debated H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2019.
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