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October 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), co-chair of the Congressional ALS Caucus, introduced the “The Justice for ALS Veterans Act of 2019.” The bipartisan legislation extends benefits to the surviving spouse and family of a veteran who has passed from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), regardless of how long the veteran had ALS.
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The annual Open Enrollment period for both Medicare and Covered California is here!

October 15, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the beginning of Covered California and Medicare’s open enrollment period. Covered California’s open enrollment period runs from October 15, 2019 through January 15, 2020 and the Medicare open enrollment period runs from October 15, 2019 through December 7, 2019. To promote open enrollment, Rep. Cisneros’s office will send mail to eligible constituents, email an E-newsletter to all subscribers, run a digital social media campaign, and host an open enrollment FAQ on the Congressman’s official website.
October 15, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) held a press conference to highlight the beginning of Covered California and Medicare’s open enrollment period at AltaMed’s Medical & Dental Group-Commerce Community Health Clinic. Rep. Cisneros also spoke about the importance of HR 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Rep. Cisneros was joined by Dr. Efrain Talamantes, Medical Director at AltaMed Institute of Health Equity.
August 5, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) submitted testimony to a Member Day in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, specifically to the Subcommittee on Health. He highlighted the priorities of the 39th Congressional District that would seek to defend the Affordable Care Act, lower prescription drug prices, protect those with pre-existing conditions, reduce the cost of health insurance, support those with disabilities, and expand access to community health centers in our district.
July 23, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced that two of his bills passed the House Floor on a bipartisan voice vote. The first bill, authored by Rep. Cisneros, was H.R. 2942, the Helping Expand and Launch Transitional Health (HEALTH) for Women Veterans Act.
July 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement in response to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning oral arguments in the Texas v. U.S. case on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the President’s continued assault on this landmark healthcare legislation.
July 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement today regarding the bipartisan in repealing the costly “Cadillac” health care tax with H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019.
July 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following remarks after 2 of his authored bills were passed on a bipartisan basis out of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. These bills await legislative action on the House Floor.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) worked to secure funding for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education priorities H.R. 2740, the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Package.