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Statement on the American Health Care Act
March 24, 2017
On Friday afternoon, Rep. Knight made the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act: “In the past two weeks my colleagues worked to build a consensus on how best to repair our flawed healthcare system and build a patient-centered system that works for the American people. We learned that it is hard to find a consensus on something that impacts more than 1/6th of our economy and the lives of almost every American. The proposed legislation took many shapes, and throughout the enti... More
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Knight Urges State of Emergency For Flood Recovery
February 27, 2017
Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) wrote a letter to President Trump on Monday urging him to declare a federal emergency in order to address threats to public safety caused by recent rainstorms and flooding. The request comes after a series of severe storms in Southern California that caused flooding, rock and mudslides, erosion, debris flow, and the destruction of roads and highways. According to Knight, over the last three months Los Angeles County has estimated costs close to $100 million fo... More
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Knight Backs Bill To Preserve Protections For Pre-Existing Conditions
February 17, 2017
Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) cosponsored a bill introduced this week that would prohibit insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals based on a pre-existing medical condition in the event that portions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed. H.R. 1121, the Pre-Existing Conditions Protection Act, was introduced by Representative Greg Walden (OR-2), Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The bill aims to achieve three important goals for patients: guaranteed access to c... More
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Knight Reintroduces No Hero Left Untreated Act
February 16, 2017
Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) reintroduced a bill on Thursday that would help veterans recover from post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), military sexual trauma (MST), chronic pain, and opiate addiction. The No Hero Left Untreated Act would establish a pilot program within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on a promising neurological treatment option for mental trauma called magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy. This is an individualized non-pharmaceutical, ... More
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Statement on Recent Executive Order
January 31, 2017
Rep. Knight made the following statement on the President’s recent Executive Order: “As a member of the Houses Armed Services Committee, no issue is m... More
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