Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

April 8, 2016 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Pete Aguilar joins call for closing ‘terrorist loophole”
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar participated in a conference call sponsored by Americans for Responsible Solutions, focusing on the need for commonsense measures to curb gun violence, specifically highlighting the need to close the “terror gap.”
April 7, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Inland Empire Immigration Experts at Roundtable Discussion
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted an Immigration Roundtable Discussion with local stakeholders to highlight prevalent issues that families and institutions face when dealing with the United States’ immigration system, as well as problems faced by the immigrant community in the Inland Empire. Representatives from immigration advocacy organizations, higher education institutions and foreign governments participated in the discussion, which was held at the Mexican Consulate in San Bernardino.
March 31, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Inland Empire Water Experts at Roundtable Discussion
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Water Roundtable Discussion with members of the Inland Empire water community to discuss a variety of issues related to California water, including water supply monitoring, federal legislation and proposals, and updates on Inland Empire water projects. Participants represented different fields of the water community, including representatives from San Bernardino County cities, water agencies and water consultants. Today’s session was held at the East Valley Water District in Highland.
March 30, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Inland Empire Education Stakeholders at Community College and Higher Education Roundtable
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Community College and Higher Education Roundtable with members of the Inland Empire education community. Participants represented different areas of the Inland Empire education field, including community college officials, public school board members, education advocates and more. Today’s session was held at the Inland Empire Job Corps and is one of the latest events Rep. Aguilar has held focusing on improving access and affordability for higher education in the Inland Empire.
March 29, 2016 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Federal Help Sought To Cover Response Costs”
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar submitted formal requests to the House Appropriations Committee to allot funds to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to assist programs that can help municipalities like San Bernardino recover costs sustained from extraordinary emergencies like the attack at the Inland Regional Center.
March 25, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Fights for Federal Funds for San Bernardino and other Cities Affected by Terrorist Attacks
This week, Rep. Pete Aguilar submitted formal requests to the House Appropriations Committee to allocate funds to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to support programs that can help cities like San Bernardino recover costs incurred from extraordinary emergency events like the attack at the Inland Regional Center on December 2, 2015.
March 9, 2016 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: “Combating Climate Change Will Create Inland Empire Jobs”
Rep. Pete Aguilar and former Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge co-authored an editorial in last week’s edition of El Chicano, which highlights the opportunities in combating climate change. The issue is on newsstands now.
March 4, 2016 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: Aguilar and Feinstein Editorial on Apple Encryption Case
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar and United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) co-authored an editorial for TIME on the Apple encryption case. In the editorial, Rep. Aguilar and Senator Feinstein argue that Apple should help investigators preserve data on an iPhone left behind by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino attack, which could potentially expose important information related to the investigation. They contend that refusing to comply with a court order in this particular investigation creates gaps in the United States’ national security.
March 3, 2016 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Congressional Art Competition for Inland Empire High School Students
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that his office will hold the Artistic Discovery Contest, a nationwide art competition that is sponsored in congressional districts across the country. Rep. Aguilar will host the competition for high school students living in California’s 31st Congressional District. The theme for this year’s competition is “commUNITY” and is open to all high school students within the congressional district.
March 2, 2016 Press Release
As Women’s History Month kicks off, Rep. Aguilar draws attention to the ongoing battle over women’s reproductive health care.
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar highlighted the urgency of safeguarding women’s reproductive health care in his statement honoring Women’s History Month, which is celebrated throughout the month of March.

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