Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros Jr.

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) cosponsored bipartisan legislation to provide relief to independent, local restaurants. H.R. 7197, The Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act of 2020, calls for a $120 billion restaurant stabilization grant program designed to help independent restaurants deal with …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Veronica Escobar (TX-16) led a bipartisan letter with 36 other House Members urging Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Mark Esper to clarify active duty personnel policy on prohibited activities surrounding extremist and white supremacist ideology and activity. …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, championed provisions to combat COVID-19 and future pandemics in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual national defense authorization bill was voted out of committee and to the floor of the …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) cosponsored a bipartisan resolution commemorating the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War and the strong United States-Republic of Korea partnership. To read the resolution, click here. “I’m proud to join my colleagues in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the start of …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) reminded small businesses in California’s 39th District of the June 30th application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program. For more information and to apply for the forgivable loan, click here. “The Paycheck Protection Program has been an important lifeline for small businesses in the …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 35 of his House colleagues in a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Jovita Carranza urging the immediate disclosure of information about Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans distributed to businesses with multiple employees and to …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), alongside Reps. Annie Kuster (NH-02), Kendra Horn (OK-05), and Chris Pappas (NH-01) sent a letter to Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza to express their concern about the impact that the U.S. Postal Service’s grave financial state may have on struggling small businesses across America. …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) cosponsored the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA) of 2020. This legislation will create the Pandemic Risk Reinsurance Program, a system of shared public and private compensation for business interruption losses resulting from future pandemics or public health emergencies. Like the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act …continue reading