Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

September 18, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Over $300,000 in Federal Funds for San Bernardino County Fire
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District has been selected to receive a $304,348 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The grant will be used to purchase a mobile Class B fire simulator, allowing the department to provide critical training for firefighters throughout San Bernardino County. The simulator will replace an older stationary model at the Richard Sewell Regional Training Center in San Bernardino.
September 15, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Calls for Action During Hispanic Heritage Month
Rep. Pete Aguilar made the following statement to commemorate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from the 15th of September until the 15th of October.
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar and CSUSB Announce Dept. of Defense Scholarships for CSUSB Students
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar and California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announced that two students attending CSUSB have been selected to receive scholarships as part of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP). The scholarships were made possible by Rep. Aguilar’s amendment to H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, which was signed into law earlier this year and appropriated $5 million for the program, after years of DoD underfunding and attempts to phase out the program.
September 7, 2017 Press Release
In Case You Missed It – Aguilar Takes to House Floor to Demand a Vote on the Dream Act


Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar delivered a speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives in which he called on Congressional leadership to allow for a vote on H.R. 3440, the Dream Act of 2017, a bipartisan measure that would establish a pathway to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.  

September 5, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Outraged at President Trump’s DACA Decision

Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

September 5, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hawks Concessions for 66ers Fans On Latest ‘Job For A Day’ Stop
On Thursday, Rep. Pete Aguilar made the fifth stop of his ‘Job for a Day’ tour with the Inland Empire 66ers, where he took to the stands of their San Bernardino stadium to sell snacks to fans. Rep. Aguilar kicked off his tour in April and will continue visiting and working at businesses across California’s 31st district to learn more about the challenges facing working families in the community.
August 28, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Third Jobs Fair for Inland Empire Residents

On Friday, Rep. Pete Aguilar held an Inland Empire Jobs Fair at the San Bernardino Boys & Girls Club, hosting over 300 hundred San Bernardino County residents looking for work and connecting them with 58 local employers and job training opportunities. This is the third jobs fair Rep. Aguilar has hosted since taking office in 2015.

August 18, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Veterans Resource Fair for Inland Empire Community
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Veterans Resource Fair at the Frank A. Gonzales Community Center in Colton. The event provided Inland Empire veterans with resources on health care, housing, employment and assistance with VA claims.
August 17, 2017 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: Rep. Aguilar Visits Burrtec in Fontana and Announces Jobs Fair
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar continued his “Job For a Day” tour at Burrtec Waste Industries in Fontana, where he sorted and processed recyclable materials at Burrtec’s West Valley Material Recovery Facility. This was Rep. Aguilar’s fourth stop on his tour, which he kicked off in April at Mitla Café in San Bernardino. Russell Ingold with the Fontana Herald News has the story.
August 15, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Recommits To Protecting Inland Empire Dreamers on 5th Anniversary of DACA
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement, reaffirming his commitment to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on the 5th anniversary of its implementation. DACA has shielded over 700,000 young people, commonly referred to as Dreamers, from deportation.