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March 30, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced a $52,764 grant in coronavirus response supplemental funding for Korean Community Services, Inc. The grant comes from the Department of Health & Human Services and is appropriated by Congress through the FY 2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Funding for Health Centers. Rep. Cisneros advocated and voted for funding for health centers in the first coronavirus response bill.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced $308,531 in coronavirus supplemental funding for health centers in California’s 39th District. Coming from the Department of Health & Human Services and appropriated by Congress, the funding will go to Friends of Family Health Center, North Orange County Regional Health Foundation, and St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers. Rep. Cisneros advocated and voted for funding for health centers in the first coronavirus response bill.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) marked the 10th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and called on the Trump Administration to end its Texas v. United States lawsuit, which would strike down the entirety of the ACA as well as pre-existing condition protections for 130 million Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic. Over 320,870 constituents in California’s 39th District have a pre-existing condition. 

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), along with Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Anna Eshoo (CA-18), led a group of 26 members of the House California Delegation in urging Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to approve California’s Medicaid waiver request. The waiver would make it easier to provide care to the nearly 13 million Medi-Cal beneficiaries during the coronavirus, including expanding telehealth options.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr., member of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter signed by 65 of his House colleagues to President Trump, calling on him to utilize Department of Defense (DOD) resources to combat the coronavirus, COVID-19. The letter can be found here.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted for the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). The President of the United States declared a national emergency this afternoon. 

March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) spoke at a press conference on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ahead of the House vote on the bill. Rep. Cisneros had been hard at work with his Democratic and Republican colleagues and the Administration to reach a bipartisan deal on the coronavirus funding bill. This evening, President Donald Trump expressed his support of the bill.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

WALNUT, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement regarding a patient who died from the coronavirus and traveled to the City of Walnut. This marks the first death from the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, and it occurred at the local Pomona Valley Hospital. The patient was admitted to the hospital in full cardiac arrest on March 9th and unfortunately passed shortly after admission.

March 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined the California congressional delegation in a letter calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to reverse a decision that would rescind federal funding from California based on its requirement that health insurers provide coverage for women’s comprehensive reproductive healthcare.