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  • Knight Recognized As Champion of Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) was presented an award on Tuesday by the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) for his support of small business investors while in Congress. The SBIA, the leading association of lower middle market private equity funds and investors, awarded Knight with the ‘Champion of Small Business Award’ at his office in Santa Clarita. Presenting the award was Vice President of the SBIA Western Regional Committee Ben Hom, who is Managing Partner a Small Business Investm... Read more

  • Knight: Cemex Fight Could End Soon
    Posted in Press Releases on August 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) announced Thursday that the decades-long fight to prevent Cemex from mining in Santa Clarita may come to an end as soon as next week. In a letter delivered to Knight last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Acting Principal Deputy Solicitor K. Jack Haugrud stated that the status of Cemex’s appeal regarding BLM’s decision to rescind and withdraw mining contracts in Soledad Canyon would be “ripe” for final consideration after August 9. The correspondence c... Read more

  • Knight's Small Business Conference A Success
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2016 | Preview rr

    (SANTA CLARITA, CA-) Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) hosted the 2nd Annual Congressional Small Business Conference and Expo on Wednesday, where around one hundred small business owners and employees gathered to learn about how to expand their operations. The event began with remarks by Knight, who sits on the House Committee on Small Business, about the importance of small businesses in both the local and national economies and current initiatives at the federal level to help them. “Small bu... Read more

  • Knight Urges State of Emergency For Sand Fire
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2016 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) wrote a letter to Governor Brown on Tuesday urging him to declare a state of emergency in order to combat the Sand Fire. The request comes as the Sand Fire continues to threaten thousands of homes and families in the Cresenta Valley, the San Fernando Valley, the Antelope Valley, and the Santa Clarita Valley. The letter complements similar efforts by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who introduced a motion at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor meeting to request em... Read more

  • Knight Measure To Spur Energy Innovation Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr

    Legislation by Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) that would establish a Department of Energy (DOE) research initiative focused on new ways to create storable solar energy passed the House with unanimous support this week. H.R. 5638, the Solar Fuels Innovation Act, would institute a research program at the DOE Office of Science to develop the advanced chemistry needed in order to convert sunlight into storable fuels. The bill was introduced by Rep. Knight earlier this year and quickly passed the House Co... Read more

  • Knight Fights To Bring Olympics To Los Angeles
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    A measure championed by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles in 2024 passed the House floor Tuesday. H.Con.Res.142 is a House concurrent resolution that supports the bid of Los Angeles to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games back to the United States and pledging the cooperation of Congress with respect to that bid. Rep. Knight is an original cosponsor of the measure, which was introduced earlier this month by Los Angeles Representative Xavier Becerra (CA-... Read more

  • Knight Aerospace Research Measures Pass House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    Legislation by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) to ensure the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expands its research and development programs that underpin the safe, efficient, and growing use of our National Airspace System passed the House floor with unanimous support on Monday. Earlier this year Rep. Knight introduced H.R. 4489, the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech Research and Development Act (FLIGHT R&D Act.) This bill, which would authorize funding for the FAA to study and... Read more

  • Knight Bill To Spur Energy Innovation Advances
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bill by Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) that would authorize a research initiative focused on new ways to create storable solar energy at the Department of Energy (DOE) passed a key committee on Thursday. H.R. 5638, the Solar Fuels Innovation Act, was introduced by Rep Knight earlier this week. The measure would institute a research program at the DOE Office of Science to develop the advanced chemistry needed in order to convert sunlight into storable fuels. Knight says that the process of creating ... Read more

  • Knight's St. Francis Dam Memorial Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bill by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) that would create a St. Francis Dam National Memorial and Monument in Los Angeles County passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday with overwhelming, bipartisan support. H.R. 5244, the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act, would create a national memorial at the site of the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster in the San Francisquito Canyon, which claimed the lives of 431 people. The memorial would be funded by private donations and would e... Read more

  • Knight's Gas Leak Prevention Measure Becomes Law
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr

    A bill by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) that aimed at preventing future leaks at natural gas storage facilities was signed into law today. In February Rep. Knight introduced H.R. 4429, the Natural Gas Leak Prevention Act, which would require the Secretary of Transportation to issue adequate safety standards for underground natural gas storage facilities. This legislation will prevent gas leaks similar to the one that occurred near Porter Ranch last October, which forced many residents from... Read more

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