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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) blasted the Administration’s recent announcement that it would divert $3.8 billion from the fiscal 2020 equipment procurement budget, including ships, vehicles, and aircraft, to fund the President’s border wall.

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted on a bipartisan resolution to remove an arbitrary deadline previously set by Congress for the States to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which prohibits gender discrimination. Rep. Cisneros is an original cosponsor of H.J.Res.79. 

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39) and Brian Mast (R-FL-18) introduce bipartisan legislation to prevent veteran suicide and substance use problems.

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February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement in response to the President’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2021:

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February 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - For Gun Violence Survivors Week, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) wrote an op-ed in the Voice of OC on the need to act on gun safety legislation. In the op-ed, Rep. Cisneros shares his family’s experience with gun violence and highlights several bills he has voted on and introduced to curb gun violence in the United States. According to the Gun Violence Archive, 43 residents in California’s 39th District have died of gun violence and 47 have been injured since 2014.
February 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) delivered a floor speech honoring gun violence survivors and calling for action on gun safety legislation. This week, February 1-8, marks National Gun Violence Survivors Week which focuses on sharing the stories of gun violence survivors. In 1960, Rep. Cisneros’ maternal grandfather was murdered through an act of gun violence. Rep. Cisneros’ mom was just 10-years-old when her father was killed, and his grandmother became a widow with six children left to raise.
February 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to protect and strengthen workers’ rights. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2474, Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bill aimed at strengthening workers’ power to form a union and negotiate for bigger paychecks, better benefits, and safer working conditions. Rep. Cisneros is an original cosponsor of the PRO Act.
February 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39) and Jack Bergman (R-MI-1), Co-Chairs of the Military Transition Assistance Pathway (MTAP) Caucus, hosted an off-the-record roundtable with several Veteran Service Organization (VSOs) and members of the MTAP Caucus. The discussion focused on insight into the transition assistance curriculum and how Congress can better improve transition assistance for our servicemembers and veterans.
February 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement regarding the Senate voting to acquit the President of the United States. Following the President asking a foreign government to investigate a political rival and endangering our national security by withholding military aid to an ally, Rep. Cisneros voted in support for the articles of impeachment, abuse of power and obstruction of justice, on December 19, 2019. Rep. Cisneros was part of the seven freshmen, national security Democrats who wrote the impeachment op-ed in the Washington Post.
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February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and his guest Julie Erick, a Fullerton resident and breast cancer survivor who relies on the pre-existing condition protections from the Affordable Care Act, attended the State of the Union Address. Following the President’s Address, Rep. Cisneros issued the following statement:

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In The News

February 5, 2020 In The News
加州第39選區國會議員喜吉利(Gil Cisneros)31日訪問洛杉磯星島日報,強調會加強與本報的合作共同做好服務社區的工作。他在接受本報記者專訪時宣佈,將為選民宣戰2020年席位;未來努力方向會朝「全民醫保」為重點推進。
February 5, 2020 In The News
Latino Democrats in Congress invited guests to Tuesday's State of the Union address who embody the disdain many of them hold for President Donald Trump's policies on immigration, Puerto Rico, climate change, health care, veterans and economic issues, like a higher minimum wage.
February 4, 2020 In The News
第39選區國會議員喜吉利日前發佈視頻,祝賀大家新年快樂。他說:「身為美國國會亞太裔黨團成員之一,我很榮幸的在華府,代表全美國亞太裔人口眾多並充滿活力的39選區,讚揚您們對39選區所做出的諸多貢獻,在農曆新年到來之際,我希望鼠年您和您的家人好運連連、身體健康,財富滿滿。最後要提醒您的是,如果您在和任何一個聯邦機構接觸時有需要我們的協助,我在富樂頓、鑽石吧和奇諾崗三個辦公室的同仁都會樂意為您服務。祝您新年快樂,恭喜發財,鼠年行大運。」
February 4, 2020 In The News
Jason Hong was just 23 when he left his home in South Korea to join some 325,000 Korean soldiers who would fight as allies alongside American troops throughout the Vietnam War. By the time Hong and other members of his Blue Dragon infantry marine division left the battlefield, in 1969, his hearing was damaged by two years of listening to bombs explode a heartbeat away. And those hearing problems have only worsened now that Hong is a 75-year-old American citizen living in Cerritos.
February 4, 2020 In The News
연방 하원의원 3명이 23일 LA 한인타운을 직접 찾아 함께 한인들에게 혜택이 돌아가는 법안을 추진한다고 발표해 눈길을 끌었다.
February 4, 2020 In The News
Hundreds of volunteers spent the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday filling boxes of food for needy families at the OC Food Bank in Garden Grove on Monday. Among the volunteers were Cub and Boy Scouts from Troop 1803 in Yorba Linda. The group hurriedly filled empty boxes with cereal and sent them to an assembly line where volunteers added apple juice, rice, and canned goods.
February 4, 2020 In The News
Korean troops who fought alongside American forces in the Vietnam War and later relocated to the United States would be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs health benefits under new legislation unveiled by a group of House lawmakers this week.
February 4, 2020 In The News
Congressman Gil Cisneros, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, and Fullerton College hosted a town hall to answer questions about the 2020 Census and Orange County’s new voting system (under the Voter’s Choice Act) on Friday, January 17 at the Wilshire Auditorium.
February 4, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iranian officials are denying claims that they mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet carrying at least 63 Canadians, and are accusing the United States of “spreading lies.” The crash happened early Wednesday morning, soon after the Iranian government launched a series of ballistic missiles on Iraqi military bases that housed U.S. troops.
February 4, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON.— La Cámara de Representantes aprobó este jueves una resolución que restringe cualquier acción militar del presidente Donald Trump contra Irán en el futuro sin el debido permiso del Congreso, en medio de esfuerzos por bajar las tensiones con ese país.

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