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July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to pass the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act (H.R. 1957). This bill provides permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund. These two programs, with broad bipartisan support, will invest in our public lands and state and local parks, including Chino Hills State Park. Rep. Cisneros is a cosponsor of the bill. It’s now headed to the President’s desk for his signature.

November 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) submitted testimony to House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Rep. Cisneros highlighted the need to protect 39th District communities from the impacts of climate change and why Congress must act to protect our national security and strengthen our economy in the face of global warming. Specifically, he raised the need for incentivizing renewable energy use, advancing green transportation initiatives, promoting climate resiliency on military bases, preventing climate disasters like wildfires, and preserving natural resources and open spaces.
November 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – For Veterans Day Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) wrote an op-ed in the OC Register on the importance of permanently funding the Land Water and Conservation Act (LWCF). In the op-ed, Rep. Cisneros argues how the environment and public lands play an important role in the lives of our servicemembers and veterans. Rep. Cisneros also highlights some of the work he has done to support veterans as a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. The full op-ed is below.
October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), the New Democrat Coalition, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus, joined his colleagues in a letter to House Democratic Leadership calling for the inclusion of clean energy tax policies in must-pass legislation this year. The urgency of the climate crisis requires the United States and nations around the world to advance climate policies as quickly as possible.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the House passage of the Interior and Environment Appropriations Act in H.R.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the House passage of the Agriculture Appropriations Act in H.R.

June 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the House passage of the Energy and Water bill in H.R. 2740, the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Package, which secured over $5.5 billion above the President’s request for infrastructure upgrades, development of renewable energy resources, and maintenance of existing infrastructure. These additional resources were requested to ensure the Prado Dam, as well as other dams and land in Brea and Fullerton managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are maintained in a manner that enhances quality of life in the 39th.
June 18, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – This past weekend, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) attended the dedication of the Fairmont Booster Pump Station in Yorba Linda and toured PepsiCo’s bottling facility in Buena Park. On Monday he toured the district St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton.
June 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted in support of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act. In addition, two bipartisan amendments Rep. Cisneros cosponsored were accepted into the final bill package.