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This week, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined the U.S. Census Bureau during its 2020 Census Asian Week of Action to encourage the AAPI Community to participate in the census. It can be filled out by mail, phone, or online at https://2020census.gov/ and in 13 different languages, including English, …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Paul Mitchell (R-MI-10), Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-8), Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2), Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK-5), Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA-2), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11), Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9), and Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA-3) released the following statement after news reports …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 31 California Republican and Democratic House colleagues, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-23) in writing to the President asking him to immediately grant California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the destructive wildfires that have hit Lake, …continue reading

In a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 175 House colleagues in calling for the reversal of policies that have worsened the crisis facing the Postal Service and exacerbated a dramatic increase in delayed and undelivered mail. To read the full letter, click …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined 42 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to congressional leadership urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental and mortgage assistance in the next stimulus package. This provision passed the House as part of the Heroes Act and the standalone …continue reading

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. Cisneros championed strong funding levels for several programs in the funding package, including Wildland Fire …continue reading

Correa votes to pass landmark police reform legislation Congressman Lou Correa voted to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act—landmark legislation that reforms America’s police departments and rebuilds trusts in our communities. The Congressman, who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, urged his colleagues to join him in passing …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) cosponsored The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, a legislative package that will provide much needed relief by making healthcare and prescription drugs more affordable. The legislation also expands access to healthcare, strengthens protections for people with pre-existing conditions, reduces racial and ethnic …continue reading

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Rep. Cisneros Praises SCOTUS Decision to Protect DREAMers Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to protect DREAMers and reject the Trump Administration’s attempt to overturn DACA: “The Supreme Court’s decision is a huge victory for our DREAMers, their families, and …continue reading

Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement regarding President Trump threatening to invoke the Insurrection Act—deploying military troops domestically— to stop protests over the death of George Floyd. “After tear-gassing peaceful protesters for a photo-op, President Trump is trying to use our servicemembers to cover up …continue reading