Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

February 10, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Invites Residents to Participate in Telephone Town Hall
On Wednesday, February 15th, Rep. Pete Aguilar will host a Telephone Town Hall from Washington, D.C. to hear from San Bernardino County residents. While Congress is in session all week, Rep. Aguilar will connect with constituents in his community to talk about issues affecting Inland Empire families.
February 2, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces FAFSA and College Affordability Workshop
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he will host a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and college affordability workshop on Saturday, February 18th to assist students and families ahead of the March 2nd application deadline. Patricia Aguilera from California State University, San Bernardino will be on site to answer questions about the FAFSA application process as well as other student loan concerns.
January 29, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Condemns Trump’s Unconstitutional Actions
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Trump’s refusal to comply with multiple federal orders to halt detentions and deportations, which began Friday evening following the president’s executive order enforcing a refugee ban on seven nations.
January 23, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Pledges to Remain Fierce Advocate for Women’s Reproductive Rights
On the heels of the Women’s March on Washington and one day after the 44th anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade decision, Rep. Pete Aguilar pledged to remain a fierce advocate for women’s reproductive rights.
January 20, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Issues Statement on Inauguration of President Donald Trump
Today Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-San Bernardino) issued a statement on the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Assigned to House Appropriations Subcommittees
Rep. Pete Aguilar was assigned to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy, Water Development, and Related Agencies and the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
January 11, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Joins Congressional Hispanic Caucus to Warn House Republicans of Consequences of Repealing the Affordable Care Act
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to warn House Republicans of the ramifications of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
January 9, 2017 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: The Inland Empire Stands to Gain a Louder Voice in Congress
In the 115th Congress, Rep. Pete Aguilar will take on new leadership roles as the Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and as an Assistant Whip in the House Democratic Caucus. Rep. Aguilar has also been nominated to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Jeff Horseman with The Press-Enterprise highlights Rep. Aguilar’s new positions and how they will help him be a stronger advocate for Inland Empire families.
January 6, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces $5 Million for San Bernardino County Head Start Programs
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Department of Education awarded San Bernardino County Head Start Programs $5 million to assist with measures to increase the duration of time students spend in the classroom and to also fund the expansions of facilities, classrooms and education personnel.
January 5, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Nominated to Serve on House Appropriations Committee
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he’s been nominated to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. The House Appropriations Committee has the immense responsibility of appropriating funds and spending for the federal government, along with the Senate Committee on Appropriations. The Appropriations Committee’s twelve subcommittees allocate funding for all federal government programs and operations.