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We must protect our public lands
September 17, 2018
Like many veterans, I honor America’s public lands as a cornerstone of our country’s heritage. The Great Outdoors is our space for recreation and recovery, and serves as the backdrop for key American traditions like hiking, hunting, fishing and camping. Our national parks, forests, monuments and wildlife areas provide countless gifts to our families and communities, and I believe that protecting them is our patriotic duty. That’s why it’s critical that we act now in Congress to reauthorize the L... More
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Knight Urges Congress to Reauthorize VAWA
September 10, 2018
On Friday, September 7, 2018, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) joined 45 other members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), urging them to advance a bipartisan reauthorization of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is set to expire on September 30, 2018. The letter, led by Representatives John Katko (R-NY) and Rodney Davis (R-IL), asserts that "[p]rograms authorized and funded under VAWA w... More
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Knight, Hill talk space force
September 1, 2018
SCV Signal September 1, 2018 By Crystal Duan Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said he stands with the U.S. Air Force and its authority in knowing what is best for the aerospace industry, regardless of a perception that he’s breaking with the Republican Party on certain issues, like the creation of a space force. “I am a 100-percent supporter of the U.S. Air Force, and this has zero to do with the president — this has to do with my opinion on what could happen in the future,” Knight said on Friday,... More
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Newsprint Tariffs Overturned After Advocacy from Knight, Panetta
August 30, 2018
On August 29, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously voted to halt the imposition of tariffs on Canadian newsprint. This decision comes after a bipartisan effort led by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) and Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) to urge the ITC to stop the tariffs. In a letter sent to ITC Chairman David Johanson, the Representative asserted that the tariffs would impose excessive costs and cause irreversible damage to small and medium sized newspapers and ... More
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NASA boss visits test center
August 30, 2018
AVPress August 30, 2018 By Allison Gatlin MOJAVE - NASA is moving forward on a number of fronts in both aeronautics and space to expand knowledge and advance technology, paving the way for commercial firms to move that technology into use. "This is what NASA does; we push the very edge of the envelope," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Tuesday during a visit to NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base and the Mojave Air and Space Port. NASA has been assessing risks ... More
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