Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

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January 23, 2017 Press Release
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
Today Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-San Bernardino) issued a statement on the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
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
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 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
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
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.
January 4, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he’s been appointed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer to serve as an Assistant Whip as part of the House Democratic Caucus leadership team for the 115th Congress.
December 23, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $4 million to support short-and long-term needs of Inland Regional Center terror attack survivors and families of victims as they continue to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of the tragedy that killed 14 and seriously injured 22 on December 2, 2015.
December 19, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar reflected on his first term in the United States House of Representatives, where he served the people of California’s 31st Congressional District in the 114th Congress, and looked forward to the 115th Congress, which begins in January 2017.

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In The News

April 22, 2015 In The News
Read Rep. Pete Aguilar's editorial to learn more about his Jobs Plan to get the Inland Empire economy moving again and put residents back to work.
April 20, 2015 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar sat down with KVCR's Matt Guilhem to reflect on his first few months in Congress, and his commitment to fight for meaningful legislation to help small business owners, veterans, students, and working families.
April 17, 2015 In The News
Last week, 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. Anthony Victoria of El Chicano and the Colton Courier covered the event. Read more here.
April 16, 2015 In The News
On Tax Day, Rep. Pete Aguilar, along with Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Rep. Raul Ruiz (CA-36), introduced the Ending Taxpayer Subsidies for Yachts Act to end a special tax break for yacht owners. The bill ends a special tax provision that allows luxury yacht owners to deduct their interest payments on their yachts by calling them second homes. It closes a tax loophole so middle-class families no longer subsidize yachts for the ultra-wealthy.
April 8, 2015 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar met with local manufacturers in Rancho Cucamonga to talk about job creation in the Inland Empire. The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin has the story here.
February 27, 2015 In The News
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) traveled throughout San Bernardino County, holding Jobs Roundtable discussions with small business owners, veterans, and community leaders to talk about job creation and economic growth in the Inland Empire. The meetings were held in San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga, and Redlands.
February 26, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar led his colleagues on the House Floor by making a Unanimous Consent request in an attempt to force Speaker Boehner to immediately take up funding for the Department of Homeland Security, which is scheduled to run out of funding on February 27th if a bill is not passed and signed into law.
February 20, 2015 In The News
"As San Bernardino County’s new representative in Congress, there are a number of issues I look forward to addressing on behalf of Inland Empire families. From fighting for good-paying jobs to improving the quality of education, I am committed to doing right by my constituents." Read Representative Pete Aguilar's editorial here.
February 19, 2015 In The News
U.S. Representative Aguilar met with employers, business, labor, and community leaders throughout San Bernardino County to discuss job creation and opportunities for economic growth in the Inland Empire.
January 26, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Pete Aguilar co-sponsored The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act, also known as the Small BREW Act. The bill would reduce the federal excise tax for beer on small brewers, leveling the playing field and increasing competition with large beer producers. The Inland Empire is home to a number of small brewers.

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