Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

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June 16, 2017 Press Release
This week, Rep. Pete Aguilar authored an op-ed for CNN and the San Bernardino Sun to discuss the important bipartisan nature of the annual Congressional Baseball Game and to underscore that the horrific act of violence targeting the Congressional Republican baseball team was a failed assault on our nation’s democracy.
June 14, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to the shooting at the Congressional Republican baseball practice this morning.
June 9, 2017 Press Release
Last night, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Dreamers Networking Mixer at Chaffey College with students who are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, commonly referred to as Dreamers, to meet with members of Rep. Aguilar’s Immigration Advisory Board and local immigrant advocacy representatives to talk about their futures and opportunities in the Inland Empire.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he will hold his 2017 Senior Fair on Friday, July 7th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM in the Ken Hubbs Gymnasium at Colton High School. This is the third senior fair Rep. Aguilar has held since 2015, continuing a series that offers Inland Empire seniors access to free health screenings and food programs, and assistance with Social Security, Medicare and veterans benefits.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
On Tuesday, Rep. Pete Aguilar continued his ‘Job For A Day’ Tour of the Inland Empire at the Goodwill Southern California in Rancho Cucamonga, where he worked sorting donations. Rep. Aguilar kicked off his tour in San Bernardino last month at Mitla Café. The tour will take Rep. Aguilar across California’s 31st Congressional District, where he will work different jobs at businesses throughout the community to connect with residents and learn more about local businesses and the communities they serve.
May 26, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar released a survey inviting Inland Empire veterans to share their experiences at the Loma Linda VA in an effort to learn more about specific problems and how to improve care for San Bernardino County veterans.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) updated score of House Republicans’ health care bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which passed the House of Representatives earlier this month after House Republicans forced a vote on the bill without a cost analysis. The AHCA repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cuts Medicaid funding to states, raises health care costs for families, allows states to eliminate essential health benefits like coverage for pre-existing conditions and cuts taxes for millionaires and billionaires.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that H.R. 2258, the Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act, was voted out of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The ADVANCE Act provides active-duty service members and reservists access to the same unique training and testing standards for commercial drivers’ licenses granted to veterans by the latest surface transportation bill, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Trump’s budget request.
May 16, 2017 Press Release
Last night, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted an awards ceremony and reception to announce the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a national contest in which high school artists from each congressional district in the country compete to have their work hung in the United States Capitol building for one year. Rep. Aguilar, along with a panel of judges, selected Rialto High School student Gemma Delgado’s submission, “The Start of Something Great” as this year’s winning piece out of nearly forty entries. The theme of this year’s contest was “My Wish” and focused on students’ wishes, which could include their personal aspirations or that for their home or family.

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In The News

May 19, 2016 In The News
Last night, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which included four national security amendments submitted by Rep. Pete Aguilar. Highland Community News has the story.
May 13, 2016 In The News
This week, Rep. Pete Aguilar joined with Democrat and Republican members of the House of Representatives to pass over a dozen bills to help combat the opioid epidemic that has affected communities across California and the nation. Highland Community News has the story.
May 9, 2016 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted Spring Academy Day for Inland Empire students interested in attending U.S. Service Academies. Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy spoke at the information session where they addressed a number of topics, including admission timelines, admission requirements and preparation, the application process, course loads, available degrees and expectations. Highland Community News has the story.
April 27, 2016 In The News
Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted an awards ceremony and reception to announce the winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, also known as the Artistic Discovery Contest, a national art challenge that is sponsored in congressional districts across the country. All high school students living in California’s 31st Congressional District were encouraged to participate in the art competition, which saw over sixty submissions. The Inland Empire Community News has the story.
April 14, 2016 In The News
One year after releasing his Jobs Plan, Rep. Aguilar highlighted his job-creating initiatives and next steps to help put San Bernardino County residents back to work. Highland Community News has the story.
April 12, 2016 In The News
Rep. Aguilar hosted the inaugural meeting of his Small Business Advisory Board in San Bernardino. Local business owners and community members from across the Inland Empire joined Rep. Aguilar to discuss everyday obstacles that small business owners in San Bernardino County encounter, and what can be done at the federal level to alleviate those concerns. Highland Community News has the story.
April 7, 2016 In The News
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.” Rep. Aguilar argued that ending gun violence is a bipartisan issue, rooted in commonsense reforms that include preventing suspected terrorists from acquiring firearms. Jeff Horseman with the Press-Enterprise has the story.
April 7, 2016 In The News
Rep. 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. Highland Community News has the story.
March 18, 2016 In The News
Rep. Aguilar joined local leaders for the groundbreaking of the Interstate 10/Pepper Avenue interchange in Colton. Anthony Victoria with the Inland Empire Community News has the story.
March 11, 2016 In The News
Rep. Aguilar visited Fontana High School to see firsthand the efforts of local officials and staff to provide nutritious food options to students within the Fontana Unified School District. Alejandro Cano from the Fontana Herald News has the story.

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