Press Releases

July 27, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Cisneros delivers floor speech in support of the bill

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros praised bipartisan, unanimous House passage of the National Museum of the American Latino Act (H.R. 2420). This bill would establish the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The bill passed by a voice vote. Rep.

July 24, 2020 Press Release
Funding bills passed include AG, Milcon-VA, SFOPS, and Interior

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to pass the first Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Appropriations Minibus. The package consists of four funding bills: Agriculture, Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs, State-Foreign Operations, and Interior-Environment. Rep.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, and representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau hosted a virtual town hall on the census and 2020 voting procedures. Joining Rep. Cisneros and Sec. Padilla were Jennifer E. Lee, Partnership Specialist at LA Regional Office U.S.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) delivered testimony on his bill to increase VA transparency and decrease the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request backlog during a House Veterans’ Affairs Full Committee legislative hearing. Rep.

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July 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39) and Don Bacon (R-NE-02) introduced the Helping Child Care Providers Respond to the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency Act (H.R. 7720).

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July 22, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan bill provides permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to pass the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act (H.R. 1957). This bill provides permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.

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July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to pass H.R. 2486, Repeal Travel Ban & Ensure Legal Representation for Foreign Nationals. The bill includes H.R. 2214, National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act and H.R. 5581, Access to Counsel Act. Rep. Cisneros is a cosponsor of the NO BAN Act.

July 21, 2020 Press Release
House-passed NDAA includes legislation and amendments Rep. Cisneros introduced

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), a Navy Veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the bipartisan Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This year’s NDAA includes several pieces of legislation and amendments Rep.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

FULLERTON, CA - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) condemned President Trump’s executive order blocking undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census for the purpose of determining congressional representation.

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