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  • Knight Announces Establishment Of New House NASA Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Steve Knight and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) announced the creation of the NASA Caucus to strengthen policymaker awareness of NASA’s many connections to our national security and economic interests, provide as a bipartisan forum to discuss the scientific and technological challenges to American flight and space exploration endeavors, and serve as a focal point for public and private sector air and space expertise that cover the full range of NASA’s initiatives. “There has been a lack o... Read more

  • House Unanimously Passes Knight Small Business Innovation Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Steve Knight’s bill, H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Improvements Act of 2017 passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support. “H.R 2763 is one step closer towards a more transparent and safe government,” said Knight. “This bill would give the opportunity for America’s small businesses to participate in the national security needs for innovation in our country.” H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation ... Read more

  • Rep. Knight Reflects On Constituent Lives Lost In Las Vegas Massacre
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Sunday night, America was faced with another tragedy. The Las Vegas massacre was an act of pure evil and cowardice that impacted so many in our community and nationwide. I am saddened by the loss of three from my district, with many more injured and fighting towards recovery. John Pippen was a resident of Santa Clarita and small business owner of a remodeling and repair company. John was a father to five and also a grandfather. Jennifer Parks lived in Palmdale and was a kindergarten teacher at A... Read more

  • Knight Introduces Resolution To Support 2028 Los Angeles Olympics Bid
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    A measure championed by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) in support of bringing the Olympics back to Los Angeles in 2028 was introduced on the House floor Wednesday. "Not only is hosting the Olympics a great opportunity for the United States to show international unity, but having the games in Los Angeles grants the city and surrounding communities an opportunity to showcase our unique culture and diverse offerings,” said Knight. Knight’s resolution, H. Res 516, i... Read more

  • Knight CDBG Funding Amendment Passes Unanimously
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last night, Rep. Steve Knight’s amendment to the appropriations bill increasing funding for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) passed the house with a unanimous, bipartisan voice vote and is now officially added to the full appropriations bill for FY18. Appropriations bills are used to fund all federal programs and are passed annually. “Community Development Block Grants have been a tremendous asset to states and local governments across the country that are looking for extra assistance k... Read more

  • House Passes Knight’s SECRET Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, legislation introduced by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) the Securely Expediting Clearances through Reporting Transparency (SECRET) Act, H.R. 3210, passed the House with a unanimous, bipartisan vote. “Too many of our skilled workers are being set aside by government agencies in other jobs because of these backlogs that affect their ability to work,” Said Rep. Steve Knight. “We should not be punishing those who are skilled and willingly choosing to serve their country in national secu... Read more

  • Knight’s Small Business Investment Opportunity Act Of 2017 Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, H.R. 2333, Small Business Investment Opportunity (SBIO) Act of 2017, passed the House with unanimous support. The SBIO Act increases the amount allocated for the SBIC programs to reflect inflation and provide access to additional funding. The Small Business Investment Opportunity Act would make improvements to the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program, an initiative administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) that allows privately owned an... Read more

  • National Defense Authorization Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House in a 344-81 vote. The bill authorizes programs for FY2018 to the Department of Defense technological advancements. “After years of cuts to our Defense programs, this bill provides our armed services with resources and advancements they have needed for a long time,” said Rep. Steve Knight. “The National Defense Authorization Act guarantees our soldiers are taken care of and have the best, most up to date equipment while expanding acce... Read more

  • St. Francis Dam Memorial Act Unanimously Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, H.R. 2156, the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act, introduced by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25), unanimously passed the U.S. House and next moves to the Senate. “Receiving full bipartisan support from my House colleagues is a true honor to the constituents of the 25th district,” said Rep. Knight. “Our community suffered a great loss after the Saint Francis Dam disaster and this legislation will finally commemorate the tragedy with the respect it deserves.” H.R. 2156, th... Read more

  • National Defense Authorization Act Passes In House Armed Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Members of the House Armed Services Committee went through nearly 14 hours of markup debate for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This Act aims at funding our National Defense and Armed Services for FY2018 and includes 233 amendments that were introduced and approved to be included in the full bill. “It is a true honor to be a member of the House Armed Services Committee and have the ability to participate in such a fundamental responsibility to fund our National Defense ... Read more

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