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July 30, 2019 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), released a statement after the President signed the bipartisan & bicameral LEGION Act into law:

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 17, 2019 Press Release
This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA) joined the recently launched Work for Warriors Caucus for the 116th Congress, a bipartisan Congressional caucus led by Representatives Mark Takano (D-CA) and Paul Cook (R-CA), which will promote and increase awareness of California’s successful Work for Warriors program, with the eventual goal of expanding the program in California and replicating it in other states.
July 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) announced the introduction of H.R.3749, the Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act. The bipartisan legislation directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide grants to organizations that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness. Original cosponsors of the bill include fellow veteran members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Congressman Greg Steube (R-FL-17), Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL-18), Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-02), and Congressman Mike Waltz (R-FL-06).
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 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 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), son of a Vietnam veteran who was initially denied disability compensation for his exposure to Agent Orange, released the following statement after the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 was officially signed into law:

June 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) participated in a hearing on two of his authored bills in the House Veterans Affairs Committee: H.R. 2943, the Providing Benefits Information in Spanish for Veterans and Families Act, and H.R. 2942, the HEALTH for Women Veterans Act. Chairman Mark Takano’s (CA-41) opening remarks emphasized the importance of breaking down barriers for veterans from minority and underserved communities.
June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (VA) Appropriations Act, as included in H.R.

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.