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August 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) visited and toured local businesses in the 39th District to learn more about products and projects that are #MadeInThe39th. Each visit to a 39th District business highlights the central role local manufacturers serve in providing good paying jobs to constituents and contributing to the local economy.
August 14, 2019 Press Release
This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) is touring local businesses in the 39th District to learn more about products and projects that are #MadeInThe39th. Each visit to a 39th District business highlights the central role manufacturers serve in providing good paying jobs to constituents and contributing to the local economy.
August 13, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), member of the House Armed Services Committee and 10-year Navy veteran, co-led a bicameral letter with Representatives Anthony Brown (MD-04), Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Katie Hill (CA-25), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Andy Kim (NJ-03), and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), which was sent to the Chairpersons and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees as they begin conference negotiations on the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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.
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August 3, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) concluded a two-day site visit to both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border along with over 20 Members of Congress. The delegation, the largest to visit the border yet this Congress, Rep. Cisneros left with a comprehensive, firsthand picture of our broken immigration system and the human impact of new policies governing people seeking asylum in our country. The delegation was led by Rep. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08).
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August 2, 2019 Press Release
This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined a delegation to the U.S.-Mexico border along with 23 other Members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), to investigate the impact of the administration’s failed immigration policies in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
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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 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 29, 2019 Press Release
Infrastructure Task Force Member Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and New Democrat Coalition Members joined Infrastructure Task Force Co-Chairs Representatives Stacey Plaskett, Jason Crow, Elissa Slotkin, and Salud Carbajal in a letter to the President urging him to recommit to working with Congress on comprehensive and bipartisan legislation to bring America’s infrastructure into the 21st Century.
July 26, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined Rep. Michael Waltz’s (R-Fla.) bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by hand to show respect and gratitude for Vietnam veterans. The gathering was a symbol of gratitude for the fallen and a unifying exercise on the last day of session before the district work period, which begins July 29th.

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May 14, 2019 In The News
"We use this data to figure out where to put police stations, where to put fire stations," Cisneros said. "If those numbers aren’t accurately counted, they’re not going to have those services where they need to be."
April 12, 2019 In The News
House Democrats denounced the transgender ban in a non-binding resolution last month, but significant obstacles remain in the Senate. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, told Defense News in November that he is “opposed to having them serving in the military.” Only three members of Congress—Anthony Brown (D-Md.), Gil Cisneros (D-CA), and Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.)—attended a rally outside the Capitol on Wednesday, which included speakers like McGowan and Shannon Minter, an attorney fighting the transgender ban in federal court.
March 13, 2019 In The News
A group of Democratic House military veterans on Tuesday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to support a resolution overturning President Trump's emergency declaration on the southern border. In a letter to McConnell, Democratic Reps. Ruben Gallego (Ariz.), Anthony Brown (Md.), Salud Carbajal (Calif.), Gil Cisneros (Calif.), Ted Lieu(Calif.), Max Rose (N.Y.) and Bobby Rush (Ill.) sharply criticized Trump over reports that the administration plans to use up to $1 billion from Department of Defense military pay and pension accounts to build a border wall.
March 4, 2019 In The News
The Gang of Nine — whose origin name is still hotly debated in the group — was lumped together in part because they all were endorsed by Rep. Seth Moulton's Serve America and hail from Republican-held districts. But they didn’t all meet in person for the first time until orientation. Besides Rose, Spanberger and Houlahan, the group also includes Democratic Reps. Jason Crow of Colorado, Elaine Luria of Virginia, Jared Golden of Maine, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Elissa Slotkin of Michigan and Gil Cisneros of California.
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February 8, 2019 In The News

At least three Orange County congressmen – Reps. Levin, Gil Cisneros (D-Yorba Linda), and Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) – protested Trump’s immigration policies. All highlighted the need for immigration reform by bringing DREAMers (undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children) to be their guests at the event.

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February 8, 2019 In The News

“It is with humility and responsibility to my undocumented peers and my family that I am choosing to be present and visible at the State of the Union address,” said Tellez in a statement released through the school.

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February 7, 2019 In The News

Refusing to change out of her turtleneck on a sweltering day in Pasadena and being captivated by swaying palm trees.

That’s most of what Miriam Tellez Sorrosa remembers about arriving in the United States from Mexico when she was 7.

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