April 10, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Veterans
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a roundtable discussion with veterans to discuss critical issues facing our veterans today, including health care, the VA backlog, housing, and unemployment. Local veterans, representatives from veterans’ organizations, and health care professionals participated in the roundtable held at the San Bernardino Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8737.
April 8, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Meets with Redlands Family Caught in the Middle of Immigration Crisis
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar met with Ernesto and Dina Gudiño of Redlands and their family to discuss immigration reform. Both Ernesto and Dina, parents to three American-born children, are eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) under President Obama’s executive orders issued last year. They have lived in the United States for eighteen years, raising their family in Redlands, however due to their undocumented status, they are at risk of being deported and torn away from their children who are citizens.
March 31, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Honors Labor and Civil Rights Leader César Chávez
Rep. Aguilar released a statement honoring the life and work of labor and civil rights leader César Chávez.
March 30, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Stands Up For California LGBT Community
Late last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar called on California State Bar President Craig Holden to conduct an inquiry into the homophobic ballot proposal submitted by attorney Matthew McLaughlin, which would permit the murder of gay and lesbian Californians. In a letter sent to Mr. Holden, Rep. Aguilar suggested an investigation be conducted and possible disciplinary action be taken, including disbarment.
March 25, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Backs Paycheck Fairness Act to Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar co-sponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would help end wage discrimination against women. Women currently earn 78 cents for every dollar men make, on average.
March 25, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Fights for Seniors, Students, and Inland Empire Jobs
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar fought for seniors, students, and Inland Empire jobs. Read his statement here.
March 24, 2015 Press Release
Representative Pete Aguilar Stands Up for California Students
Rep. Pete Aguilar joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) for a press conference to highlight the dangers of the GOP House Budget that was unveiled last week, which include massive cuts to funding for education. The proposed budget would drastically reduce investments in higher education, including Pell Grants, which help more than one million students in California attend college.
March 23, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar Meets with San Bernardino Residents
This weekend, Rep. Pete Aguilar met with constituents at Mitla Café in San Bernardino for his first “Coffee with your Congressman” event. Saturday’s meeting was the first in an ongoing series of intimate and informal sessions with constituents, a program Rep. Aguilar originally started when he served on the Redlands City Council.
March 18, 2015 Press Release
Representative Pete Aguilar Honors Women’s Achievements throughout History
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar released a recorded statement honoring women in recognition of Women’s History Month, which is celebrated throughout the month of March.
March 17, 2015 Press Release
Representative Aguilar Stands Up for Seniors, Students, and Middle-Class Families
This afternoon, Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) took to the House floor to stand up for seniors, students, and middle-class families in response to the Republican Budget which was revealed earlier today.