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  • Knight Fights for Clean Water in Santa Clarita
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) sent a letter on Wednesday to Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick of the Army Corps of Engineers requesting assistance with a longstanding effort to clean the Eastern Santa Clara River Basin. The letter, written at the behest of the Castaic Water Agency, asserts that numerous drinking water wells in Santa Clarita have been shut down because they are contaminated with potentially harmful chemicals known as Perchlorates that were improperly disposed of after th... Read more

  • Knight Fights For Military Readiness And Sea Otters
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 on Wednesday that would resolve a long-standing issue involving protective regions for Southern Sea Otters near Point Mugu Naval Air Station in Ventura County. The issue arose in 2012 with the expiration of a program that established an area around San Nicolas Island in which the Department of Defense (DoD) could conduct important military testing alongside the endangered Southern Sea O... Read more

  • Knight Bill Heading To House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) scored a major legislative victory for small businesses this week by amending the National Defense Authorization Act to include his first bill. In March, Congressman Knight introduced House Resolution 1390, the Small Business Joint Venturing Act. The bill would give small businesses a better chance to compete for federal contracts by allowing them to form joint ventures and work together while maintaining their small business status. It passed through the Smal... Read more

  • Knight Calls For Urgent Action On CEMEX Issue
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) sent a letter on Tuesday to Department of Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Conner urging him to take action in the immediate future that would prevent a large mining project in Soledad Canyon. For over a decade, officials in the City of Santa Clarita have been attempting to block Cemex from breaking ground at a 460-acre aggregate mine adjacent to the Santa Clara River. Efforts at the local, state, and national level have all fallen short thus far, and Cemex recently an... Read more

  • Knight Meets With Eastern European Allies
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) returned to California late last week after traveling to several countries in Eastern Europe on Congressional business. The Congressman departed Washington, DC on Thursday, March 26 on a week-long tour with four members of the House Armed Services Committee including the Chairman, Rep. Mac Thornberry. The delegation traveled to Latvia, Romania, Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine—many of which are members of the North Atlantic Trade Organization (NATO) and are currently affec... Read more

  • Knight Kicks Off Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) has announced that he is inviting high school students in his district to submit their artwork to the Congressional Art Competition. Students may submit an original work of art for a chance to be selected as the California 25th Congressional District’s winner. The first place winner will be provided with complimentary airfare to Washington, D.C. to see his or her art displayed in the Capitol Building during an unveiling ceremony. “I’m very excited to give students the o... Read more

  • Knight Small Business Bill Clears Key Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr

    A bill by Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) passed out of the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday afternoon. House Resolution 1390, the Small Business Joint Venturing Act, was introduced in the House of Representatives early last week. The goal is to help small businesses compete for federal contracts, but don’t have the resources to do so on their own. The bill would give small businesses a better chance to compete for federal contracts by allowing them to form joint ventures and work together ... Read more

  • First Knight Bill Introduced In House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA) introduced his first bill as a Member of the House of Representatives. The bill, HR 1390 allows small businesses to form joint ventures and work together to obtain and fulfill government contracts. This will make the bidding process for federal contracts more competitive and cost-effective. "This bill would help the many small businesses in my community that want to compete for federal contracts, but don’t have the resources to do so on their own,” said Congressman Knigh... Read more

  • Small Business Bill Co-Sponsored By Knight Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA) has co-sponsored a bill that will alter the way federal agencies create and enforce regulations on small businesses. The bill, HR 527- the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act- requires agencies to analyze the economic impact that regulations would have on small businesses before they go into effect. Additionally, it gives small businesses more opportunities to offer input in the rulemaking process and requires agencies to periodically review and reduce... Read more

  • Congressman Knight Sworn into Office
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Steve Knight was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner on January 6th, 2015. The Honorable Steve Knight was elected to serve as representative of California’s 25th Congressional District. Representative Steve Knight was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office. Read more

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