Press Releases

April 27, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 72 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos regarding the delayed disbursement of Economic Financial Aid Grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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April 27, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) wrote an op-ed in the Hill urging big banks to put small businesses first with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In the op-ed, Rep. Cisneros argues that small businesses are at a severe disadvantage in the PPP process because they don’t have the connections or resources that bigger businesses do. Rep.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement regarding the White House releasing the details of the President’s immigration executive order.

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April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), and Haley Stevens (D-MI-11) led a bipartisan group of 26 Members of Congress calling on Congressional leadership to support small and mid-sized localities.

April 24, 2020 Press Release
Bill supported by Brea Chamber of Commerce President Heidi Gallegos, IOM

WASHINGTON, DC - Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Will Hurd (R-TX-23), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY-03) introduced H.R.

April 23, 2020 Press Release
Stimulus package improves PPP to better support small businesses and small banks

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted for the bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The package includes additional funding for the PPP, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), hospitals, healthcare workers, and testing. On Tuesday, April 21st, Rep.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with 22 Members of Congress, sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined seven of his House colleagues in urging the IRS to extend its deadline for dependent registration.

April 21, 2020 Press Release
The letter also calls to set aside PPP funding for credit unions and CDFIs

FULLERTON, CA - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined his House colleagues in urging congressional leadership to include language in the next stimulus package mandating that lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) prioritize small businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and those in underserved and rural markets.

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