In The News

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.
April 9, 2021 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that three San Bernardino County community health centers and health care providers will receive a total of $10,210,625 in American Rescue Plan funds to expand COVID-19 vaccination access and care. This round of funding is targeted to provide relief to lower-income communities and ensure health equity. The resources stem from the American Rescue Plan, President Biden’s landmark law to help American communities beat the coronavirus crisis. Aguilar helped pass the American Rescue Plan on March 10, 2021.
April 6, 2021 In The News
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is allocating $86.75 million in funding to the West Valley Connector, a 100 percent zero-emission Bus Rapid Transit system that will link Ontario International Airport, two Metrolink lines and multiple activity centers from Pomona to Rancho Cucamonga.
April 5, 2021 In The News
On Wednesday, March 24, the San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA) passed a resolution to provide information to the federal government regarding funding for the Runway Rehabilitation Project and received an update on the Contract Tower Program.
March 29, 2021 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that his office is now accepting Community Project Funding (CPF) proposals for the Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations process. This targeted funding will allow Members of Congress to advocate for a maximum of 10 projects that serve the needs of their communities and is available to nonprofit and local government entities. Rep. Aguilar’s office is accepting proposals through Wednesday, April 14, 2021. To learn more about the process and how to submit a proposal, interested organizations can visit
March 26, 2021 In The News
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar has announced $145,351 in federal grant funding for Operation New Hope, a San Bernardino nonprofit that specializes in connecting underserved youth with resources to help them find long-term success.
March 4, 2021 In The News
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, has introduced the Shielding Our Military from Extremists Act, legislation to help prevent white supremacists and other domestic extremists from enlisting in the U.S. military.