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  • Knight Hears From Local Law Enforcement
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) hosted a listening session with representatives from local law enforcement departments on Thursday to learn about their experiences and policies. The meeting marks the first phase of Rep. Knight’s involvement in the Congressional Law Enforcement Task Force, which was formed in July to gather information about best practices in police departments across the country. Rep. Knight began the meeting by sharing his experience in policing: an 18 year career with the ... Read more

  • Knight Draws Big Crowd for Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) hosted a Workshop and Expo for local small businesses on Tuesday. The event featured guest speakers, expert panels, and a resource fair all focused on empowering and strengthening the local small business community. Over 140 small business owners and entrepreneurs gathered at the Santa Clarita Activities Center to attend Rep. Knight’s Workshop. The morning kicked off with remarks by the Congressman, who spoke about the importance of small businesses in the com... Read more

  • Knight Brings Restaurant Community to the Table
    Posted in Press Releases on August 20, 2015 | Preview rr

    (PALMDALE, CA-) Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) sat down with members of the restaurant industry on Thursday to discuss the effects of federal legislation and regulations on their businesses. Representatives from food service businesses around the Antelope, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys gathered in the Outback Steakhouse in Palmdale to share their success stories and concerns with the Congressman. The group was diverse, ranging from owners of local spots like Crazy Otto’s to franchisees of ... Read more

  • Congressman Knight To Host Small Business Workshop And Expo
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) will host a workshop and expo for local small businesses on August 25th. Small businesses owners from around the community are invited to learn new tactics to navigate federal regulations and rules to win government contracts, increase their access to capital, and boost their sales overseas. The event will feature guest speakers, expert panels, and a resource fair all focused on the theme of federal government empowering and strengthening the local small busin... Read more

  • Knight Touts St. Francis Dam Memorial Bill in Santa Clarita
    Posted in Press Releases on August 4, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) held a press conference on Tuesday to formally announce his recent introduction of a bill that would create a Memorial Site for the victims of the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster and designate parts of the San Gabriel Mountains as a federally protected wilderness area. A crowd of about 50 gathered at Tesoro Adobe Historic Park in Valencia to hear the Congressman speak and answer questions about the legislation. Rep. Knight explained the importance of memorializing the vic... Read more

  • Knight Brings Law Enforcement Background To Capitol Hill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) spoke at a press conference this morning to announce that he will be part of a Republican effort to understand general issues between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The Law Enforcement Task Force, which is backed by the Republican Policy Committee, was formed in the wake of the recent tensions between various police departments and communities across the country. Eleven lawmakers with backgrounds in law enforcement, including Rep. Knight, will... Read more

  • Knight Introduces St. Francis Dam Memorial Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced legislation Wednesday that would authorize a national memorial to commemorate the 425 Californians killed by the collapse of the Saint Francis Dam. H.R. ##, the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial and Castaic Wilderness Act, would create a national monument at the site of the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster in the San Francisquito Canyon. It would also designate the area around the Dam as federally-protected wilderness. “It is important to ed... Read more

  • Knight Joins New Fight For Service Members
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) signed onto a letter on Friday opposing sweeping changes to a key benefit for veterans and military families. The letter, which was addressed to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, is in response to language in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 that would require the Department of Defense to develop a plan for privatizing commissaries and conduct a privatization test at five of the largest commissar... Read more

  • Knight Backed Water Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) spoke on the House floor Thursday morning in support of a bill that would work within state environmental laws to maximize the amount of drinking water available to Californians. H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 was introduced by Rep. David Valadao (CA-21) in late June. Representative Knight is an original co-sponsor of the legislation, which he says would set up a process for increased pumping, capture, and storage of water.... Read more

  • Knight Reinvigorates Effort To Block Cemex Mine
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) is continuing his fight to prevent CEMEX from breaking ground on an aggregate mine in the Santa Clarita Valley, this time with a fresh tactic. Knight led a bipartisan effort by sending a letter on Monday afternoon to Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging the agency to deny CEMEX the necessary permits to move forward with the mine. Democratic lawmakers Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and R... Read more

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