Rep. Aguilar joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for a meeting with DHS Secretary Kelly to get answers on immigration enforcement taking place in their communities. Sarah Wire with the LA Times has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he’s been appointed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer to serve as an Assistant Whip as part of the House Democratic Caucus leadership team for the 115th Congress. Ken Vincent with KVCR has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar was elected to serve as Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) for the 115th Congress. Jeff Horseman with the Press-Enterprise has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $4 million to support short-and long-term needs of Inland Regional Center terror attack survivors and families of victims. Doug Saunders with the San Bernardino Sun has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar questioned top military and defense leaders on the California National Guard reimbursement issue during a House Armed Services Committee hearing. In October, reports surfaced of California National Guardsmen and women being forced to repay excess bonuses.
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May 24, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Responds to Updated Trumpcare CBO Score
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) updated score of House Republicans’ health care bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which passed the House of Representatives earlier this month after House Republicans forced a vote on the bill without a cost analysis. The AHCA repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cuts Medicaid funding to states, raises health care costs for families, allows states to eliminate essential health benefits like coverage for pre-existing conditions and cuts taxes for millionaires and billionaires.
Aguilar Bill to Connect Active-Duty Service Members and Reservists with Inland Empire Jobs Moves Forward
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that H.R. 2258, the Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act, was voted out of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The ADVANCE Act provides active-duty service members and reservists access to the same unique training and testing standards for commercial drivers’ licenses granted to veterans by the latest surface transportation bill, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
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