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Rep. Knight's Statement on Syrian Strike
April 7, 2017
Representative Knight made the following statement regarding the April 6th Syrian strike: "Time and again, Bashar al Assad has proven to be monstrously cruel to his own people. This recent sarin gas attack is further evidence that his disregard for international law and human decency has no place in the modern world. As long as Assad remains in power, the Syrian people will continue to suffer under his oppression, which is why he must be removed- with force if necessary. The recent strikes again... More
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Knight Fights For Funds For Veteran Homes
March 31, 2017
Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) led an effort to provide much-needed federal funds for California’s State Veterans Home program. There are 8 State Veterans Homes in California that provide California’s aged and disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential, and medical care and services in a home-like environment. The initiative, which serves over 3,000 veterans in the state, has several locations in Southern California including West Los Angeles, Ventura, and Lancaster. The national pr... More
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Knight Calls On VA To Fix Veterans Crisis Hotline
March 28, 2017
Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) joined a bipartisan effort Tuesday to urge the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to investigate and address ongoing problems with the Veterans Crisis Line program. The Veterans Crisis Line is a valuable resource intended to provide around-the-clock crisis intervention services at-risk veterans. A recent report by the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) found numerous issues with the program stemming from a lack of cohesive leadership that resulted in a high... More
Speeches and Foor Statements
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 Authors Bill To Support Women Entrepreneurs
March 22, 2017
Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would assist women start and grow their small businesses. The Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2017 would make changes to the Women’s Business Center (WBC) program, a federal network of educational centers that provide resources and guidance to female entrepreneurs. Currently the program requires clarification in the areas of oversight and a clear accreditation process. Knight’s legislation aims to add... More
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