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FULLERTON, CA – Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), announced that California State University, Fullerton will receive a $598,675 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to use in their Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program at their institution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined Representatives Donna Shalala (FL-27), Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), in introducing the Defending All Veterans in Education (DAVIE) Act of 2019. DAVIE closes the GI Bill loophole in federal law that allows for-profit colleges to take advantage of veterans and servicemembers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) secured passage of an amendment to support the Military Community STEM Engagement Initiative.
FULLERTON, CA – Last Friday, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) hosted California 39th District’s Congressional Art Competition Award Reception. High school students from throughout the district participated in the competition and over 80 entries were submitted to the Congressman’s office.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) introduced the Break Relief for Every Academic Kind of Period in an Academic Year for Veterans Act or the BREAK PAY for Veterans Act. This bill would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide a housing allowance to individuals between school terms, which will ensure GI Bill beneficiaries continue to receive financial assistance during breaks up to eight weeks in length.
**Cisneros highlighted local programs and projects that should be included in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS)**