Congressman Pete Aguilar

Representing the 31st District of California

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March 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that his amendment to appropriate $5 million to the Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) was included in H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, and passed the House of Representatives this afternoon. This funding will allow the Secretary of Defense to issue scholarships to individuals obtaining skills in computer and network security. The scholarships were previously offered at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) but were suspended due to lack of funding.
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar condemned President Trump’s anti-immigrant executive order to ban all refugees and ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States, which is only the president’s latest attack on the immigrant community.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Last week, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted an Immigration and Dreamers Town Hall at San Bernardino Valley College. Rep. Aguilar provided a federal update on immigration and answered questions from students, many of whom are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that he will bring Maria Barragan-Arreguin, Coordinator at the California State University, San Bernardino DREAMers Resource and Success Center, as his guest to President Donald Trump’s address before a joint session of Congress. Maria is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient.
February 24, 2017 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. Pete Aguilar held an Immigration and Dreamers Town Hall at San Bernardino Valley College to give a federal update on immigration actions and to hear form Dreamers and staff at the college’s Dreamer Resource Center.
February 21, 2017 Press Release
On Saturday, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted his second annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and College Affordability Workshop at San Bernardino Valley College. Since taking office in 2015, Rep. Aguilar has held multiple constituent service events that focused on college affordability, jobs, assistance for seniors, U.S. Service Academies and more. Rep. Aguilar’s office also holds monthly Mobile Office Hours in Rancho Cucamonga to help residents who need assistance accessing federal agencies.
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Last night, Rep. Pete Aguilar hosted a Telephone Town Hall from his Washington, D.C. office with nearly 10,000 constituents in San Bernardino County. Earlier in the day, Rep. Aguilar joined reporter Jeff Horseman for a Facebook Live Town Hall on the San Bernardino Sun’s Facebook page.
February 10, 2017 Press Release
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
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.

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In The News

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.
March 3, 2016 In The News
Rep. 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. Highland Community News has the story.
March 3, 2016 In The News
Rep. Aguilar announced that his office will hold the Artistic Discovery Contest, a nationwide art competition for high school students. Each participating congressional office will select one art submission from their district to be displayed in the halls of Congress. Kristina Hernandez from the Redlands Daily Facts has the story.
March 3, 2016 In The News
Read Rep. Aguilar’s latest editorial in TIME with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Apple encryption case.

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