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  • Knight Backs Bill To Preserve Protections For Pre-Existing Conditions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    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to individuals based on a pre-existing medical condition in the event that portions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed.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... Read more

  • Knight Reintroduces No Hero Left Untreated Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    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, ... Read more

  • Statement on Recent Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 more important to me than protecting our communities from foreign and domestic threats. This includes strengthening our vetting process for individuals attempting to enter our country, particularly coming from places where we cannot always obtain thorough background information on individuals. Let me be clear, I do not in any way support a ban on in... Read more

  • Knight Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill For Childhood Cancer Research
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) reintroduced a bipartisan resolution on Monday that would raise awareness and support research for a form of pediatric cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or DIPG. Knight’s resolution renews an effort that the Congressman led last year with Janet Demeter, an Agua Dulce resident who lost her son Jack to DIPG in 2012. After his passing, Demeter founded an organization called Jack’s Angels, which promotes fundin... Read more

  • Knight Applauds Passage of Drought Relief Measure
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bipartisan measure backed by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) to bring drought relief to California passed the House of Representatives Thursday. With the bill’s passage, Congress is poised to deliver much-needed relief to the Golden State’s ongoing water crisis. The relief effort, led by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-24), is a the result of a long effort by Representatives from California to alleviate the Golden State’s drought crisis and take advantage of extra water from winter stor... Read more

  • Knight's Small Business Contracting Measure Advances
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bill by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) to help small businesses compete for defense contracts cleared one of its final legislative hurdles on Friday. H.R. 4322, the Mentor-Protégé Cooperation Reform Act, would simplify the qualification process for the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Mentor-Protégé program, which assists firms considered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to be “disadvantaged,” such as small businesses owned by women and veterans. According to the SBA, there are ove... Read more

  • Knight Veterans Legislation Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bill by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), military sexual trauma (MST), chronic pain, and opiate addiction passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday. HR 5600, the No Hero Left Untreated Act, would establish a pilot program with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) based on a promising new neurological treatment for mental trauma. Magnetic eResonance therapy is used to treat PTS, TBI, MST,... Read more

  • Knight Requests Sand Fire Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) sent a letter on Monday to Governor Brown asking the state to use funds from an existing block grant to support efforts to repair damages caused by the Sand Fire. In July, the Sand Fire burned over 40,000 acres and destroyed 19 homes in the Santa Clarita Valley. Knight worked with local, state, and federal officials to secure funding and coordinate efforts to rebuild the damage, but learned that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Busi... Read more

  • Knight Discusses Future of Flight At Mojave
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2016 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (TX-21) hosted a panel discussion with aerospace experts on Thursday. The American Aeronautics Forum was hosted by the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee and held at the Mojave Air and Space Port in the Antelope Valley. In a discussion moderated by retired Mojave Air and Space Port CEO Stu Witt, leaders from public and private sector flight experimentation programs discussed th... Read more

  • Knight Pushes For Cemex Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2016 | Preview rr

    (SANTA CLARITA, CA) – Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) sent a letter on Wednesday to the Department of Interior imploring the agency to move forward on a decision regarding Cemex’s mining contracts in Soledad Canyon. Over the past two years Rep. Knight worked with the City of Santa Clarita and other stakeholders to block the mining project. Last summer the Bureau of Land Management canceled the contracts, but the issue is currently in a potentially lengthy appeal process. Knight’s letter will... Read more

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