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  • Knight Bill, No Hero Left Untreated Act, Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, No Hero Left Untreated Act, passed from the House Veterans Affairs Committee and is likely on its way to the floor for a vote soon. No Hero Left Untreated Act, H.R. 1162, would help veterans recover from post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), military sexual trauma (MST), chronic pain, and opiate addiction. “Our veterans face many challenges after returning home and it is our job to try to limit those challenges as much a... Read more

  • Knight Commemorates DIPG Awareness Day With Special Order Dedication
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tonight, Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) commemorated Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day with a Special Order. His colleagues, Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) also joined Rep. Knight in recognition of the awareness day, and called for action on H. Res 69. “For years DIPG has been held to the side by our national efforts in healthcare and cancer research. There is always more we can do to raise awareness and commemorate the young lives devastating... Read more

  • Knight introduces bipartisan measure to help nursing mothers at airports
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Knight introduces bipartisan measure to help nursing mothers at airports FAM Act will ensure privacy and safety for ttraveling women. Rep. Knight (CA-25) introduced a bipartisan measure ahead of Mother’s Day that would improve access to lactation rooms in airports for breastfeeding mothers along with U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (IL), Deb Fischer (NE), and Claire McCaskill (MO). The Friendly Access for Mothers Act (FAM Act) would ensure breastfeeding mothers traveling through large- and medium-... Read more

  • Knight And Brownley Revive St. Francis Dam Memorial Push
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Steve Knight (CA-25) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) renewed a bipartisan legislative effort on Wednesday to create a national memorial and monument to victims of the St. Francis Dam disaster. H.R. 2156, 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 establish a 440 ac... Read more

  • Knight Renews Water Cleanup Efforts For Santa Clarita Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would assist efforts to provide clean water to areas like the Santa Clarita Valley that are effected by perchlorate contamination. The Perchlorate Reclamation and Water Replenishment Act (H.R. 2116) would give the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Reclamation, clear authority to help local water agencies develop projects related to the capture, treatment, and distribution of recycled water in areas impacted... Read more

  • Deadline To Submit Art For Congressional Competition Quickly Approaching
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) announced that his office will be accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition until Wednesday, April 26th. The Congressional Art Competition is an annual nation-wide arts competition for high schoolers sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Students from the Simi, Santa Clarita, and Antelope Valleys may submit their artwork at one of 4 offices throughout the 25th Congressional District. The competition is open to high school ... Read more

  • Knight To Hold Town Hall Meeting In Simi Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) invited members of the community to attend an upcoming town hall meeting in Simi Valley on Tuesday, April 18. The meeting, to be held at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center in Simi Valley on the evening of April 18, will be an opportunity for constituents to share their views with the Congressman and ask him questions about important legislative issues. “I am excited for another opportunity to listen to members of our community about their concerns and ex... Read more

  • Rep. Knight's Statement on Syrian Strike
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Knight made the following statement regarding the April 6th Syrian strike: "Time and again, Bashar al Assad has proven to be monstrously cruel to his own people. This recent sarin gas attack is further evidence that his disregard for international law and human decency has no place in the modern world. As long as Assad remains in power, the Syrian people will continue to suffer under his oppression, which is why he must be removed- with force if necessary. The recent strikes again... Read more

  • Knight Joins Effort To Crack Down On Sexual Harassment in Military
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) cosponsored of legislation introduced this week that would protect military service members from nonconsensual sharing of private, intimate media by other military members. The Protecting the Rights of IndiViduals Against Technological Exploitation, or PRIVATE Act, authored by Representative Martha McSally (AZ-2), would address a recently-discovered scandal in which individuals linked with the “Marines United” Facebook group were posting nude and other intima... Read more

  • Knight Introduces Equal Pay Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would reinforce and strengthen equal pay laws and protect employees who seek or share wage information. The Workplace Advancement Act would empower individuals to negotiate their salaries more effectively by preventing retaliation against employees who inquire about or discuss workplace salaries. It would also reaffirm Congressional commitment to the the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, existing l... Read more

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