Neil Nisperos with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the United States Army awarded an $82,490,177 contract to Gentex Corporation, with work to be performed at its Rancho Cucamonga facility. Monica Rodriguez with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin has the story.
Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a panel at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual conference, entitled Homeland Security: Community Readiness Strategies for the Latino Community. The discussion, which coincided with National Preparedness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month, focused on strengthening communication between law enforcement, schools and hospitals in Latino communities so municipalities are prepared for extraordinary emergency situations.
Rep. Pete Aguilar authored an editorial for El Chicano, highlighting his job-creating initiatives and his commitment to supporting Inland Empire middle-class families. The op-ed also discusses the importance of constituent services events, including Rep. Aguilar’s upcoming Inland Empire Jobs Fair, which will be held on Friday, July 22nd at the Frank Gonzales Community Center in Colton.
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Aguilar Tours Goodwill Southern California and Highlights Community Efforts to Get Economy Moving Again
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar toured Goodwill Southern California in San Bernardino with President and CEO Patrick McClenahan, Vice President of Workforce and Career Development Simon Lopez, and Regional Operations Officer, Inland Empire, Lowell King. Rep. Aguilar’s visit was to learn more about Goodwill Southern California’s services for community members, specifically job training and placement programs.
October 7, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Tours VA Loma Linda Ambulatory Care Center
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar toured the new VA Loma Linda Ambulatory Care Center in Redlands with local veterans and administrators to learn more about the facility and to discuss veteran health care in the Inland Empire. Rep. Aguilar also attended the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the health center’s opening.
Aguilar and San Bernardino Community Members Attend Opening of Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Last month, Rep. Pete Aguilar joined Hardy and Sonietta Brown of San Bernardino for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The opening ceremony on Saturday, September 24th included speeches by President Barack Obama and civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis. Ruth Bonners, the daughter of a former slave, rang the Freedom Bell with her granddaughter, the president and the first lady. The Freedom Bell is from the Williamsburg First Baptist Church and is believed to be the first black Baptist church in the United States, founded in 1776.
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