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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September 25, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Over $400,000 in Federal Funding for Redlands Fire Department
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar, announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded $437,487 to the Redlands Fire Department as part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The department will use the funds to purchase 64 new Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBA), enough to outfit the entire department and replace existing SCBA equipment that is over 15 years old. The funding will also cover training costs so that the department can repair and maintain the equipment internally.
In Case You Missed It— Rep. Pete Aguilar assures students in San Bernardino there is broad support for DREAM Act legislation
On Thursday, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a “Dreamers Demand Answers” event at San Bernardino Valley College. The event provided young immigrants and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients a chance to voice their concerns and ask questions following President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program. Rep. Aguilar also provided the group with an update on the Dream Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill which would establish a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers who meet certain requirements.
September 20, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Over $625,000 in Housing Support for San Bernardino Veterans
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Knowledge and Education for Your Success, Inc. (KEYS), a nonprofit organization affiliated with the San Bernardino Housing Authority, received $625,325 in renewal funding for the fifth consecutive year from the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The program aims to provide services to low-income veterans and their families who are living in, or transitioning to, permanent housing.
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