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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.