Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

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February 24, 2017 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar held an Immigration and Dreamers Town Hall at San Bernardino Valley College to give a federal update on immigration actions and to hear form Dreamers and staff at the college’s Dreamer Resource Center.
February 21, 2017 Press Release
On Saturday, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted his second annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and College Affordability Workshop at San Bernardino Valley College. Since taking office in 2015, Rep. Aguilar has held multiple constituent service events that focused on college affordability, jobs, assistance for seniors, U.S. Service Academies and more. Rep. Aguilar’s office also holds monthly Mobile Office Hours in Rancho Cucamonga to help residents who need assistance accessing federal agencies.
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Last night, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Telephone Town Hall from his Washington, D.C. office with nearly 10,000 constituents in San Bernardino County. Earlier in the day, Rep. Aguilar joined reporter Jeff Horseman for a Facebook Live Town Hall on the San Bernardino Sun’s Facebook page.
February 10, 2017 Press Release
On Wednesday, February 15th, Rep. Pete Aguilar will host a Telephone Town Hall from Washington, D.C. to hear from San Bernardino County residents. While Congress is in session all week, Rep. Aguilar will connect with constituents in his community to talk about issues affecting Inland Empire families.
February 2, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he will host a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and college affordability workshop on Saturday, February 18th to assist students and families ahead of the March 2nd application deadline. Patricia Aguilera from California State University, San Bernardino will be on site to answer questions about the FAFSA application process as well as other student loan concerns.
January 29, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Trump’s refusal to comply with multiple federal orders to halt detentions and deportations, which began Friday evening following the president’s executive order enforcing a refugee ban on seven nations.
January 23, 2017 Press Release
On the heels of the Women’s March on Washington and one day after the 44th anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade decision, Rep. Pete Aguilar pledged to remain a fierce advocate for women’s reproductive rights.
January 20, 2017 Press Release
Today Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-San Bernardino) issued a statement on the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar was assigned to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy, Water Development, and Related Agencies and the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
January 11, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to warn House Republicans of the ramifications of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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January 6, 2017 In The News
In the 115th Congress, Rep. Pete Aguilar will take on new leadership roles and will serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Jeff Horseman with the Press-Enterprise highlights Rep. Aguilar's new positions and how they will help him be a louder voice for Inland Empire families.
January 4, 2017 In The News
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.
January 4, 2017 In The News
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. Jeff Horseman with the Press-Enterprise has the story.
December 29, 2016 In The News
The Editorial Board of the Southern California News Group authored an editorial on the need for additional assistance for survivors and victims' families of the Inland Regional Center terror attack. The editorial highlights the importance of obtaining federal funds and notes Rep. Aguilar's efforts that helped secure $4 million from the Department of Justice.
December 23, 2016 In The News
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 as they continue to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of the tragedy that killed 14 and seriously injured 22 on December 2, 2015. Doug Saunders with the San Bernardino Sun has the story.
December 16, 2016 In The News
This week, Rep. Pete Aguilar authored an editorial for Inland Empire Community News, where he urged constituents to keep advocating for issues they believed in and hoped to push forward with the incoming Trump Administration. The editorial can be read in full at the Inland Empire Community News.
December 9, 2016 In The News
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. Highland Community News has the story.
December 7, 2016 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the City of Rialto $291,000 to improve and upgrade its drinking water system. Inland Empire Community News has the story.
December 5, 2016 In The News
Two critical measures authored by Rep. Pete Aguilar were included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the annual defense policy bill that directs the United States' defense programs for the fiscal year. Jeff Horseman with the Press-Enterprise has the story.
December 2, 2016 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar authored an editorial for the San Bernardino Sun, reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center that killed 14 and seriously wounded 22.

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September 15, 2016 Video
Rep. Aguilar released a video message in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually from September 15th - October 15th.
June 16, 2016 Video
Rep. Pete Aguilar called on House Republicans to take action on commonsense reforms to keep guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists and expand background checks to cover all gun purchases, reprimanding his Republican colleagues for their continued inaction in the aftermath of the attacks in San Bernardino and Orlando.
June 9, 2016 Video
Rep. Pete Aguilar released a video message in honor of LGBT Pride Month, which is celebrated during the month of June.

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