Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

June 8, 2015 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: Pete Aguilar reflects on SNAP challenge, lists facts and myths
Last month, Rep. Pete Aguilar and his wife Alisha completed a week-long SNAP challenge, where they lived on no more than $4.73 per person, per day on food – the average benefit for California’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The Redlands Daily Facts covered the challenge, and this weekend followed up with Rep. Aguilar as he confronted the myths and challenges associated with SNAP and what he learned from the experience.
June 4, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Reaffirms Commitment to Support California LGBT Community
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar released the following statement in recognition of LGBT Pride Month, which is celebrated during the month of June.
May 29, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Honors Veterans and Small Businesses Hiring Hometown Heroes
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar honored veterans and local business owners who are making strides to employ veterans throughout San Bernardino County. Rep. Aguilar recognized business owners from Lowes (Redlands), Home Depot Distribution Centers and Retail Stores (Redlands), BNSF Railway, and Securitas. Last month, Rep. Aguilar worked with fellow Inland Empire Representative Colonel Paul Cook (R, CA-08) on legislation that will expand California’s “Work for Warriors” program and help put veterans back to work across the country.
May 28, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Aguilar Visits San Bernardino Head Start Classroom
Yesterday afternoon, Rep. Pete Aguilar visited a Head Start program at the Baker Family Learning Center in San Bernardino, where he met with teachers and students to discuss improving access to early childhood education and the importance of investing in education from pre-kindergarten through college.
May 27, 2015 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Congressman Pete Aguilar spearheaded” Congressional Support for $5 million Grant for Inland Empire Water Projects
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar led the Inland Empire’s congressional delegation to support the Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s application for a $5 million grant to help fund its sustainable water initiative.
May 26, 2015 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Rep. Pete Aguilar introduces first bill, for job training”
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar introduced his first bill, which would help small businesses and increase hiring throughout the Inland Empire. The On-the-Job Training Tax Credit of 2015 establishes a temporary tax credit for small businesses to use to help pay for training for new employees.
May 21, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Aguilar Discusses Plan to Increase Workforce Training in the Inland Empire on House Floor
This afternoon, Rep. Pete Aguilar took to the House floor to discuss his plans to support Inland Empire small businesses and increase hiring throughout San Bernardino County. Rep. Aguilar introduced his first piece of legislation yesterday, the On-the-Job Training Tax Credit of 2015, which creates a temporary tax credit for employers to use to help pay for training for new hires.
May 20, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Aguilar Introduces Bill to Support Inland Empire Businesses and Increase Hiring
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar introduced his first piece of legislation, H.R. 2431, the On-the-Job Training Tax Credit Act of 2015. The bill creates a temporary tax credit to help small businesses pay for the cost of training new hires. This legislation addresses the “skills gap” that exists between job-seekers and open jobs that require specific or technical skills. This was a topic raised by employers during Rep. Aguilar’s Jobs Tour.
May 19, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Aguilar Fights to Protect Funds for California Transportation and Infrastructure
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar fought to protect California transportation and infrastructure, supporting the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, which will allow authorized federal funding for transportation and infrastructure projects in California and across the country to continue through the deadline of July 31st.
May 18, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Aguilar Fights for Funding to Improve California Transportation and Infrastructure
On Friday, Rep. Pete Aguilar took to the House floor to fight for funding to improve California transportation and infrastructure. With only four legislative days left until the Highway and Transit Trust Fund expires, Rep. Aguilar urged House leadership to take action to address funding for transportation projects and crumbling infrastructure throughout California and the nation.

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