Press Releases

October 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), co-chair of the Congressional ALS Caucus, introduced the “The Justice for ALS Veterans Act of 2019.” The bipartisan legislation extends benefits to the surviving spouse and family of a veteran who has passed from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), regardless of how long the veteran had ALS.
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October 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement after two of his co-authored bills were passed on a bipartisan basis out of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. HR 3749, the Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act, would provide grants to organizations that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness. HR 4613, the VA Reporting Transparency Act, would require Congressionally-mandated reports on service and accessibility, including reports on nurse staffing and fraud prevention efforts, be made available on VA’s website. These bills await legislative action on the House Floor.
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October 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement after his co-sponsored legislation, the Homeless Veteran Families Act, passed the House of Representatives on a bipartisan basis, 408-0. The Homeless Veteran Families Act would create additional funding to ensure housing agencies are able to shelter and provide services to veterans with dependent children.
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October 15, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the beginning of Covered California and Medicare’s open enrollment period. Covered California’s open enrollment period runs from October 15, 2019 through January 15, 2020 and the Medicare open enrollment period runs from October 15, 2019 through December 7, 2019. To promote open enrollment, Rep. Cisneros’s office will send mail to eligible constituents, email an E-newsletter to all subscribers, run a digital social media campaign, and host an open enrollment FAQ on the Congressman’s official website.
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October 15, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) held a press conference to highlight the beginning of Covered California and Medicare’s open enrollment period at AltaMed’s Medical & Dental Group-Commerce Community Health Clinic. Rep. Cisneros also spoke about the importance of HR 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Rep. Cisneros was joined by Dr. Efrain Talamantes, Medical Director at AltaMed Institute of Health Equity.
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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.
October 9, 2019 Press Release

FULLERTON, CARepresentative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), announced that California State University, Fullerton will receive a $598,675 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to use in their Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program at their institution.

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October 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Max Rose (NY-11) introduced legislation today as part of their continued efforts to increase transparency and accountability at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). Earlier this year, Cisneros and Rose were successful in pushing the VA to fix its website to better serve the veteran community and comply with all federal mandates.
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September 30, 2019 Press Release
FULLERTON, CA – Yesterday, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) went on MSNBC with Richard Lui to discuss his joint op-ed in the Washington Post and the recent developments of the inquiry into the President’s call and actions surrounding Ukraine.
September 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in the wake of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr.

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