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
January 22, 2020 Press Release
Aguilar Announces $525,000 for Inland Empire First-time Homebuyers Program
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services (NPHS), a Rancho Cucamonga-based non-profit, received a federal grant of $525,000 from the US Department of the Treasury. The new funding will allow NPHS to provide down payment assistance for first-time homebuyers across the Inland Empire with low-to-moderate incomes. Through its Opportunity Down Payment Assistance Program, NPHS will provide up to $25,000 per household to assist eligible first-time homebuyers in purchasing a home. The funding for this grant comes from the Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) fund. In 2019, Rep. Aguilar used his position on the House Appropriations Committee to successfully increase funding for the CDFI program.
December 27, 2019 Press Release
Aguilar Issues End of Year Report to Constituents
Rep. Aguilar issued a report to residents of California’s 31st Congressional District to review his work on behalf of Inland Empire families in 2019.
December 21, 2019 Press Release
Aguilar Secures Federal Funding for Inland Empire Priorities in 2020
President Trump signed into law H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, two legislative packages to provide government funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The funding bills included two key provisions offered by Rep. Pete Aguilar.
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