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  • Knight, Hill talk space force
    Posted in In the News on September 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    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,... Read more

  • NASA boss visits test center
    Posted in In the News on August 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education and Science

    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 ... Read more

  • A healthy ride for AV veterans
    Posted in In the News on August 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    AVPress August 30, 2018 LANCASTER - The Antelope Valley Transit Authority implemented the addition of a new stop on the 786 Commuter Route, which now services the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center. To celebrate the new service, which provides greater access to health care for local veterans and active duty service members, Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, joined a few representatives from various branches of the armed forces Wednesday morning on a trip aboard the bus down to ... Read more

  • A place that AV Veterans can call "Home"
    Posted in In the News on August 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    Antelope Valley Press August 29, 2018 A place AV Veterans can call "Home" By Dennis Anderson A significant emotional component of the "American Dream" is a place to call home. It has been that way for generations, since so much of America ultimately achieved a dream of having a home of their own. The non-profit military support group, Vets4Veterans, finally has a home to call their own, and they want to share it, with a couple of veterans in need, or a veteran family in need - whichever meet the... Read more

  • Santa Clarita Leaders Join In Outpouring Of Respect For John McCain
    Posted in In the News on August 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    KHTS August 28, 2018 By Caleb Lunetta KHTS sent out requests to Santa Clarita’s leaders in Sacramento and Washington D.C., asking them how they took the news of John McCain’s passing: Senator Henry Stern, D-Canoga Park: “John McCain was a patriot. And while I don’t agree with every vote he ever took, there is a duty to country that transcends politics, and Senator McCain was the standard bearer for that selfless tradition. He will be sorely missed at the dark time of self-importance and false gr... Read more

  • McCain honored by Knight, Hill
    Posted in In the News on August 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    SCV Signal August 27, 2018 By Crystal Duan The 25th Congressional District candidates both offered praise for John McCain in the aftermath of the Republican Arizona senator’s death on Saturday. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said he had met the senator and prisoner of war several times as a conferee on the National Defense Authorization Act. “I got to talk to him a few times,” he said. “He was a very nice man to everyone he dealt with, an honorable person, and you felt that when you talked to hi... Read more

  • Lockheed Martin honors SCV aircraft contractor
    Posted in In the News on August 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Economy and Small Business, Education and Science

    SCV Signal August 22, 2018 By Crystal Duan Lockheed Martin honored local aircraft contractor Crissair Inc. on Tuesday with the 2017 Elite Supplier Award for the company’s work on products for the F-35 fighter. Local business leaders, high school students and dignitaries attended as the Valencia firm, which has been in the SCV for four years, received the honor. After the presentation, attendees had an opportunity to “fly” the F-35 in a simulator. The “Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II” was devel... Read more

  • Congressman drops knowledge at school
    Posted in In the News on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education and Science

    Antelope Valley Press: August 21, 2018 By: Julie Drake LANCASTER - Congressman Steve Knight stopped by Fulton & Alsbury Academy of Arts and Engineering Monday afternoon to talk politics with student Valerie Padilla. The congressman and the seventh grader met in Principal Andrew Glatfelter's office. They had pepperoni pizza and sodas in the conference room. (Knight had a Diet Coke; Valerie had a Sprite.) Valerie explained she wanted to get into politics to help people, students in particular. She... Read more

  • U.S Agriculture Secretary Perdue, Congressman Knight Discuss California Wildfires
    Posted in In the News on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    KHTS August 15, 2018 By Michael Brown Perdue wrapped up a three-day swing through California by taking part in a panel discussion at the College of the Canyons Valencia campus about fire preparedness and recovery. Perdue and Knight met with officials from local Fire agencies, as well as City officials to discuss how to address fires in the Santa Clarita Valley. “When it comes down to it, these fires are one of the most devastating things that happen to California,” Knight said. “And they happen ... Read more

  • New Fire Station Coming To Santa Clarita, Groundbreaking Ceremony Held
    Posted in In the News on August 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    KHTS August 9, 2018 By Louie Diaz County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, who represents Santa Clarita as part of the county’s fifth district; Daryl Osby, chief of LACoFD; representatives from State Senator Scott Wilk’s office, Rep. Steve Knight’s office, Assemblyman Dante Acosta’s office; and members of the Santa Clarita City Council attended the event. The officials all grabbed shovels and moved the first mounds of dirt where the new Fire station will stand. Station 104 is being built on Golden Vall... Read more