Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

Press Releases

August 28, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Third Jobs Fair for Inland Empire Residents

On Friday, Rep. Pete Aguilar held an Inland Empire Jobs Fair at the San Bernardino Boys & Girls Club, hosting over 300 hundred San Bernardino County residents looking for work and connecting them with 58 local employers and job training opportunities. This is the third jobs fair Rep. Aguilar has hosted since taking office in 2015.

August 18, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Hosts Veterans Resource Fair for Inland Empire Community
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Veterans Resource Fair at the Frank A. Gonzales Community Center in Colton. The event provided Inland Empire veterans with resources on health care, housing, employment and assistance with VA claims.
August 17, 2017 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: Rep. Aguilar Visits Burrtec in Fontana and Announces Jobs Fair
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar continued his “Job For a Day” tour at Burrtec Waste Industries in Fontana, where he sorted and processed recyclable materials at Burrtec’s West Valley Material Recovery Facility. This was Rep. Aguilar’s fourth stop on his tour, which he kicked off in April at Mitla Café in San Bernardino. Russell Ingold with the Fontana Herald News has the story.
August 15, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Recommits To Protecting Inland Empire Dreamers on 5th Anniversary of DACA
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement, reaffirming his commitment to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on the 5th anniversary of its implementation. DACA has shielded over 700,000 young people, commonly referred to as Dreamers, from deportation.
August 9, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Takes ‘Job for a Day’ Tour to Fontana
On Tuesday, Rep. Pete Aguilar made the fourth stop of his Inland Empire ‘Job for a Day’ tour at Burrtec Waste Industries in Fontana. Rep. Aguilar helped sort and process recyclable materials at Burrtec’s West Valley Material Recovery Facility. Rep. Aguilar kicked off his tour in April and will continue visiting and working at businesses across the Inland Empire to learn more about the challenges facing working families in the community.
August 8, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces 2017 Inland Empire Jobs Fair for San Bernardino County Residents
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he is hosting an Inland Empire Jobs Fair on Friday, August 25th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM at the San Bernardino Boys & Girls Club. The jobs fair will connect job seekers with Inland Empire employers looking to hire. This is Rep. Aguilar’s third jobs fair. His two previous jobs fairs have helped over one hundred San Bernardino County residents find full-time work.
August 2, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Introduces College Affordability Bill To Relieve Inland Empire Families of Student Debt

 Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar re-introduced his bill, the Grace Period Alleviation (GPA) Act, which helps recent graduates reduce and manage their federal student loan debt. Rep. Aguilar previously introduced the bill in the 114th Congress.

July 31, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Issues August District Work Period Report to Constituents
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar reflected on the first quarter of the 115th Congress, where he has served the people of California’s 31st Congressional District in the House of Representatives.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Announces Over $275,000 For Colton Fire Department Emergency Preparedness
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the City of Colton Fire Department $276,515 in the form of an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The AFG Program helps first responder agencies across the nation access the necessary training and equipment to prepare for and respond to fires and extraordinary emergencies.
July 25, 2017 Press Release
Aguilar Blasts GOP Efforts to Force Inland Empire Families to Foot the Bill For President Trump’s Border Wall

In a press conference this morning and on the House floor this afternoon, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-San Bernardino) stood up to House Republican efforts to include $1.6 billion to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall between the United States and Mexico in a spending bill that is intended to support veterans, American troops and defense priorities for the fiscal year.