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October 10, 2019 Press Release
Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) visited and toured Proponent in the city of Brea to learn more about their products that are #MadeInThe39th. This visit highlighted the central role local distributors serve in providing good paying jobs to 39th District constituents and contributing to the local economy.
August 1, 2019 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) toured Yamaha Corporation of America in Buena Park to highlight the 39th Congressional District’s burgeoning business community.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, as included in H.R. 3055, the Second FY 2020 Appropriations Minibus. The bill provides record levels of infrastructure investment, including a renewed focus on affordable housing, protections for vulnerable populations, and bolsters resilience to climate change.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to introduce H.R. 3372, the Small Business Contracting Credit Act of 2019, a bill to incentivize contracting opportunities for small businesses in Puerto Rico. As the Island continues to reel from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, their bill would increase economic opportunity by spurring investment in local businesses and projects.

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.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) submitted testimony to a Member Day in the House Ways and Means Committee. He highlighted the priorities of the 39th Congressional District and legislation that would seek to eliminate the State and Local Tax deduction cap, address the student loan debt crisis, increase social security benefits, improve access to healthcare, and lower prescription drug prices.
June 3, 2019 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) toured CJ Foods, Suzuki Motor of America Inc., the Prado Dam, and the Orange County Water District to highlight the 39th Congressional District’s burgeoning business community and the importance of maintaining and improving Southern California’s infrastructure.

May 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) introduced the Training Acquisition Leaders and Elevating New Talent (TALENT) Act. With the Department of Defense (DoD) increasingly depending on small and large private sector companies as sources of innovations, both entities require a greater understanding of each other’s goals, processes, and approaches. While DoD has an existing two-way workforce exchange program, it has struggled to achieve widespread adoption due to disincentives and potential conflicts of interest.

May 23, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), voted in support of the SECURE Act, a bill package that addresses the current retirement crisis. With thousands of Americans in danger of not having enough in retirement to maintain their standard of living and almost two-thirds of workers having no retirement account assets, the SECURE Act will make it easier for small businesses to offer retirement plans to their employees and allow hard-working home healthcare workers to enroll in retirement benefit opportunities.