Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

March 13, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Responds to Report Projecting 24 Million People Losing Health Coverage Under GOP Plan
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) score of House Republicans’ Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal plan. This afternoon, the CBO projected that 24 million Americans will lose health care coverage under House Republicans’ new bill. The legislation would also dramatically increase premiums by allowing insurance companies to charge older adults up to five times more for coverage, driving up premiums for older adults by as much as 25 percent.
March 13, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Health Care Roundtable with Inland Empire Providers and Patient Advocacy Organizations
On Saturday, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a health care roundtable with Inland Empire providers and patient advocacy organizations to discuss House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the impact this will have on the community.
March 8, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Secures $5 Million to Restart Cybersecurity Scholarship Program Affecting CSUSB Students
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that his amendment to appropriate $5 million to the Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) was included in H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, and passed the House of Representatives this afternoon. This funding will allow the Secretary of Defense to issue scholarships to individuals obtaining skills in computer and network security. The scholarships were previously offered at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) but were suspended due to lack of funding.
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Condemns Trump’s Latest Attack on Immigrant Community
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar condemned President Trump’s anti-immigrant executive order to ban all refugees and ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States, which is only the president’s latest attack on the immigrant community.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Congressman Holds Immigration Town Hall with SBVC DACA Students”
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted an Immigration and Dreamers Town Hall at San Bernardino Valley College. Rep. Aguilar provided a federal update on immigration and answered questions from students, many of whom are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Vows to Hold Trump Accountable in Response to President’s Address
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar To Bring CSUSB Leader and DACA Recipient to Trump’s Address
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he will bring Maria Barragan-Arreguin, Coordinator at the California State University, San Bernardino DREAMers Resource and Success Center, as his guest to President Donald Trump’s address before a joint session of Congress. Maria is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient.
February 24, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Holds Immigration Town Hall with San Bernardino Valley College Dreamers
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar held an Immigration and Dreamers Town Hall at San Bernardino Valley College to give a federal update on immigration actions and to hear form Dreamers and staff at the college’s Dreamer Resource Center.
February 21, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Second Annual FAFSA and College Affordability Workshop for Inland Empire Families
On Saturday, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted his second annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and College Affordability Workshop at San Bernardino Valley College. Since taking office in 2015, Rep. Aguilar has held multiple constituent service events that focused on college affordability, jobs, assistance for seniors, U.S. Service Academies and more. Rep. Aguilar’s office also holds monthly Mobile Office Hours in Rancho Cucamonga to help residents who need assistance accessing federal agencies.
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Telephone Town Hall with Nearly 10,000 Constituents
Last night, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Telephone Town Hall from his Washington, D.C. office with nearly 10,000 constituents in San Bernardino County. Earlier in the day, Rep. Aguilar joined reporter Jeff Horseman for a Facebook Live Town Hall on the San Bernardino Sun’s Facebook page.

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