Stories tagged: "Rep. Gil Cisneros"

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Rep. Cisneros Wants to See Business Insurance That Works During a Pandemic

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) wants small businesses to be protected in case a future pandemic strikes. To do that, Cisneros signed on to support the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act, which would give businesses coverage during moments of disruption, like the current pandemic, or any future public health emergency.  The new legislation would create a system...

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Wants National Guard Who Helped During Pandemic to Get Benefits

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging the president, FEMA, and the Defense Department to give health benefits and more to National Guard members who served during the pandemic.

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Leads Effort to Get Emergency Childcare Funding

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) wants to see additional funding to help the childcare industry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  In early May, Cisneros sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to invest a total of $100 billion to aid in the relief, recovery and revitalization of the childcare sector. In the letter,...

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Wants Congress to Get Funding to Smaller Cities and Towns During Pandemic

Rep. Gil Cisneros is working to get coronavirus relief funding for cities with fewer than 500,000 residents. Currently those localities are unable to apply for money to provide critical services, like paying the city’s workforce or getting personal protective equipment. Cisneros led his colleagues in writing a letter calling on Congress to provide coronavirus relief...

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Announces Over $2 Million for Local Hospitals

Rep. Gil Cisneros announced over $2 million in federal funding for health centers in his California district to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. Funding will go to St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers,  the Friends of Family Health Center and the North Orange County Regional Health Center. “As our community continues to fight this pandemic, it’s...

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This California District Will Get Over $300,000 in Funding for Medical Centers. Here’s How Rep. Cisneros Got it Done.

Healthcare providers in California’s 39th Congressional District could get over $300,000 in funding to help fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros. Cisneros announced the funding last week, which will go to the Friends of Family Health Center, the North Orange County Regional Health Foundation and St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers....

Rep. Gil Cisneros’ Bills to Help Veterans Pass House Unanimously

Two bills introduced by Rep. Gil Ciseneros have passed in the House. Both pieces of legislation aim to improve veterans’ quality of life.