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October 21, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that SAC Health System (SACHS) has received a $919,991 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding will allow SACHS to improve and expand access to health care for low-income individuals in the Inland Empire and expand their coverage throughout the region.
October 15, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar introduced the Jerry Lewis VA Clinic Act, legislation to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Loma Linda VA clinic in Redlands after former Congressman and San Bernardino County native Jerry Lewis, who passed away earlier this year. Lewis served as Chairman of the Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee before serving as the Chairman of the full House Committee on Appropriations, where he helped secure billions of dollars in federal investments for the VA.
October 6, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Loma Linda University (LLU) has received a $2.6 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The funding will be allocated over five years and allow LLU to conduct an in-depth research project into lung interoception.
October 1, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Rancho Cucamonga Fire Protection District has received $86,500 from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program. The funding will be used to install smoke alarms in an estimated 1,650 mobile home and low-income housing units in the city serving roughly 5,000 residents.
September 24, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire (NHSIE) received $273,122 and Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services, Inc. (NPHS) received $504,450 in federal grant funding from NeighborWorks America through its Housing Stability Counseling Program (HSCP).

September 22, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Reach Out, a San Bernardino County nonprofit, has received $124,950 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Mental Health Awareness Training grant program. The funding will be used for crisis response, mental health awareness and suicide prevention training to prevent suicide and mental health emergencies among young people in the Inland Empire.
September 15, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the third stop on his Community Project Funding tour at a Habitat for Humanity home in Grand Terrace. The tour was launched to highlight the importance of finalizing federal investments into the community projects Aguilar successfully included in the House’s fiscal year 2022 funding package, which now awaits action by the Senate. Today’s stop highlights the need for funding to launch the Habitat for Humanity Veterans Blitz Build, which will provide homes for Inland Empire veterans in need of affordable housing.
September 14, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted Rep. David Price (NC-4), Chairman of the House Appropriations Transportation, Housing & Urban Development Subcommittee, for a tour of key Inland Empire housing and infrastructure priorities. Throughout the visit, Aguilar advocated for federal investment into key local projects such as the San Bernardino International Airport runway repair project, affordable housing developments under National CORE and expanded public transit options like the Redlands Passenger Rail.
September 10, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that SAC Health System (SACHS), an Inland Empire community health care provider, has received more than $5 million in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding includes $2,850,400 from the Teaching Health Center (THC) program and $2,625,000 from the Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction grant program.
September 7, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the second stop on his Inland Empire Community Project Funding tour at Mary’s Mercy Center, Inc., a San Bernardino-based nonprofit dedicated to helping end the cycle of homelessness in San Bernardino County. The Community Project Funding tour was launched after Aguilar secured funding for seven community-submitted projects in the House-passed fiscal year 2022 government funding package, including for the Mary’s Mercy Center Realizing Educational and Career Hopes (REACH) Project. The REACH Project provides skills training and education resources for homeless Inland Empire residents and connects them with resources to find jobs.

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September 20, 2021 In The News
The Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development joined U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) last Tuesday, Sept. 14, in previewing the next generation of commuter transit.
September 20, 2021 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the third stop on his Community Project Funding tour at a Habitat for Humanity home in Grand Terrace.
September 17, 2021 In The News
Several elected officials in the national, state, and local housing landscape toured the affordable housing community of Crestview Terrace in San Bernardino on Sept. 14, the third phase of the redevelopment of the Greater Arrowhead Grove Neighborhood.
September 16, 2021 In The News
The chairman of the House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development joined U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar, a Redlands Democrat, on Tuesday in previewing the next generation of commuter transit.
July 1, 2021 In The News
The newly formed committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will include an Inland Empire voice — Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-San Bernardino. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the 13 members of the committee Thursday, July 1, and said they would be tasked with a nonpartisan study of the attack.
June 11, 2021 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar held a virtual send-off meeting on June 9 with Inland Empire students successfully nominated by his office to attend US Service Academies. In order to attend a service academy, students need to be nominated by their members of Congress. Students in CA-31 were nominated after a rigorous interview and application process that included interviews with local veterans and former academy attendees.
May 11, 2021 In The News
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar has announced more than $159 million in American Rescue Plan emergency funding for colleges, universities and students in California’s 31st Congressional District, including more than $8.8 million for the University of Redlands.
May 10, 2021 In The News
Redlands is eligible for more than $11.5 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan, U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar announced Monday.
April 19, 2021 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced today that Empire KVCR, a public radio and television station operated by the San Bernardino Community College District, has received $377,529 in federal funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a congressionally-chartered nonprofit agency. The funding was made available through the American Rescue Plan, President Biden and Congressional Democrats’ landmark COVID-19 relief package.

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June 27, 2017 Video
Rep. Pete Aguilar spoke on the House floor on behalf of Rep. Paul Cook's (R-Apple Valley) bill, the Santa Ana Wash Plan Exchange Act, which trades two parcels of land. The land exchange will support economic growth for two mining companies and allows for additional environmental conservation efforts in the area. Rep. Aguilar was an original cosponsor of the bill and has been heavily involved in the land exchange since his days as the Mayor of Redlands.
March 17, 2017 Video
Rep. Pete Aguilar spoke on the House floor in opposition to House Republicans' health care bill that will force middle-class families to pay more for less coverage.
February 10, 2017 Video
Rep. Aguilar spoke with CNN's Chris Cuomo about President Trump's continued inaccurate use of the San Bernardino terror attack to justify his Muslim ban.

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