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]
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) will receive over three million dollars in federal funding for the university’s prestigious cybersecurity program through three different grant allocations. Beau Yarbrough with the Press-Enterprise has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that H.R. 625, the Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism (REPORT) Act, was voted out of the Homeland Security Committee.
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.
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December 14, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Introduces Legislation to Increase Preparedness for Active Shooter Incidents
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar introduced the Providing Rational Options Toward the Elimination of Catastrophic Terrorism (PROTECT) Act, legislation that would increase coordination between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and local law enforcement by creating prevention and response plans at the local level for active shooting and mass casualty incidents. The bill would require the Secretary of DHS to provide guidance to state and local agencies on how to create emergency action plans to prepare for mass shooting events and expand the availability of federal grants to prepare for and prevent active shooter events.
November 20, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces $88.6 Million Army Contract for Rancho Cucamonga’s General Micro Systems
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that General Micro Systems (GMS), a Rancho Cucamonga-based technology company, was awarded a contract worth $88.6 million with the US Army. As a result of the contract, GMS will provide the Army with critical technology such as the new S402-LC/SW server and rugged display system. This technology, used to assist soldiers as they attempt to detect landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to withstand extreme conditions and will help keep our troops safe while deployed in hostile areas.
November 15, 2017 Press Release
Representatives Aguilar and Guthrie Launch Bipartisan E-Commerce Caucus
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) launched the Congressional E-Commerce Caucus. This bipartisan caucus aims to explore federal policy related to the E-Commerce industry and its impacts on the American economy. The caucus will focus on four policy areas: expanding internet access, investing in infrastructure, promoting job growth and connecting buyers to sellers.
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