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Saturday, May 26, 2018
SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announced the introduction of the Animal Welfare and Violence Intervention Act of 2018 to address the link between animal abuse and violence towards humans and to stop the escalation of dangerous...
SACRAMENTO - Yesterday, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, introduced a senate resolution - Senate Resolution 96 - calling on the federal government to stop, once and for all, the proposed CEMEX, inc. mega-mine near Santa Clarita and bring an...
Congress has not upheld its end of the bargain for CA children with disabilities Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, introduced Senate Joint Resolution 19 (SJR 19) today calling on Congress to uphold its end of the bargain and...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces that the Senate Education Committee gave a thumbs-up to Senate Bill 1009 (SB 1009), a measure to expand access to community college tutoring. "Among the most effective methods for improving student success...
Great read written by Daniel Borenstein in the San Jose Mercury News. High Speed Rail is totally off track yet the Legislature continues throwing good money at a rotten project. If the governor and Legislature won’t pull the plug,...
$3.2 million would bring California into line with federal definition Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, took his fight to help California's young adults impacted by various developmental disabilities to the Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees on Health and...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces he is the recipient of Easter Seals California's "2018 Senate Champion Award." The award was presented to Senator Wilk at the 14th annual Legislative Award Gala in recognition of his...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 1198 (SB 1198), a measure to improve the state's ability to identify and manage high-risk repeat sex offenders. "It is more important than ever that the organizations...
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, has requested the California Water Commission, the state agency that controls voter approved funding for water storage projects, to reevaluate its complicated application and review process and approve the 11 individual projects...
SANTA CLARITA - Assemblyman Dante Acosta substantially outraised Democratic challenger Christy Smith in 2017, demonstrating the continued strength of his reelection campaign. Acosta outraised Smith by nearly $200,000 in 2017. Acosta raised $322,854, while Smith raised $128,442. Acosta also outpaced...
SB 1009 will help students receive needed tutoring Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 1009 (SB 1009), a measure to expand community college tutoring to include degree-applicable coursework in addition to basic skills....
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces he has earned a perfect score on the National Federation of Independent Business' (NFIB) legislative score card. "What goes on in Sacramento has a tremendous impact - good and bad - on small...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s 2018 State of the State address: “Today’s State of the State speech was far more about who wasn’t mentioned than who was. Not...
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown's 2018 State of the State address: "Today Governor Brown's State of the State glossed over issues impacting life for every day Californians; ironically many...
On January 10, 2018 Representative Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced H.R. 4754, the Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act. Original cosponsors include Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA), Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL). Time is money for all...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement in response to the release of Governor Brown’s 2018-19 budget proposal: “The billions in surplus in this year’s budget is evidence that Californians are taxed to the hilt....
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown's 2018-19 Budget Proposal: “I thank Governor Brown for his commitment to building a strong budget reserve and will work with him to protect...
On January 10, 2018, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force of the House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious legislative agenda during a joint press conference in the United States Capitol. Led by Co-Chairs Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-CT) and Rep. Ann...
One week after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reverse the 2015 rule to reclassify broadband internet as a Title II Common Carrier service, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) joined as an original cosponsor of H.R. 4682, the Open...
On December 21, 2017 the House of Representatives approved of H.R. 4667, the Emergency Disaster Aid Package. Included in this bill are the provisions of H.R. 4397, the California Wildfire Disaster Tax Relief Act, introduced by Representative Mimi Walters...
On December 18, 2017 the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 4254, the Women in Aerospace Education Act. Introduced by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA), this bill would encourage universities applying for Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grants to incorporate aerospace...
On December 13, 2017 Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) called Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to express his concern about the Commission's plan to reverse the 2015 classification of broadband internet as a Title II Common Carrier service...
On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) reached out to Governor Jerry Brown's office to request a state of emergency be declared in Los Angeles County in response to the Rye Fire and Sylmar Fire. As of...
Science Committee approves of measures to improve American research and education On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology favorably reported three bills authored by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) that would advance cutting edge research...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, recognized Apple Valley’s Bounce Realty as the November 21st Senate District’s Small Business of the Month. Senator Wilk presented Bounce Realty owners Richard Bounce and his wife Jackie with a Senate certificate...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, today issued a formal letter of inquiry to the California Public Utilities Commission – the state agency responsible for setting utility rates throughout California – regarding rates and fees...
(WASHINGTON, DC) -  The Conference Committee for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) released the Joint Explanatory Statement on the annual defense policy bill for Fiscal Year 2018. Included in the report are several key provisions successfully advocated for by...
(WASHINGTON, DC) - Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) is leading an effort to install Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS) into future models of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. In a letter written to Defense Secretary James Mattis, Rep. Knight notes...
Knight introduces The Women in Aerospace Education Act f t # e Washington, DC, November 6, 2017 | Chris Jusuf (202-225-1956) | 0 comments (Washington, DC) – Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen the...
After being chosen by Speaker Paul Ryan as a core conferee for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) participated in a discussion to work towards finalizing a bill that will establish national security policy, fund...
Senate Bill 634(link is external) (SB 634) by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. SB 634 was received overwhelming bipartisan support in both houses of the Legislature and garnered the...
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...
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...
October 9-14 is Fire Prevention Week. The ongoing fires in California underscore our vulnerability to fires in not only rural and forested, but suburban and urban areas of the state. Certainly our area is no stranger to the risks...
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...
Dear Parent/Guardian: I regret to inform you that our District was contacted by law enforcement with some concerning information regarding a musical performer associated with the Flutes Across the World Program, a program that works with schools across Southern California,...
Lancaster – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today presented Desert Haven Enterprises(link is external) (DHE) with the inaugural “21st Senate District Nonprofit Appreciation Award.”  Desert Haven Enterprises, located in Lancaster, is dedicated to developing and promoting the capabilities...
Sacramento – Senate Bill 634 by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, easily cleared its final legislative hurdle today and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his decision. Wilk’s legislation would modernize water governance in the Santa...
Sacramento – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announced Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, was approved by the full Assembly. “Today we are one step closer to...
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...
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....
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, applauds Governor Jerry Brown’s signature on a measure expanding the state’s ability to connect Californians with what is rightfully theirs. Currently the state is sitting on almost $7 billion of unclaimed...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Congress should act immediately to fix our broken immigration system. Along with border security...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to today's announcement from the federal government about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program: “Our present federal immigration system is not working. Given this morning’s announcement, Republicans...
Lancaster – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announced Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee and will head to the full...
Lancaster – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, honors Antelope Valley Florist(link is external) as his August Small Business of the Month. Wilk presented AV Florist owner, Chris Spicher with a Senate certificate recognizing the honor at a reception. “Congratulations...
Statement by California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte on the Counties Verifying Enough Signatures to Qualify Recall of State Senator Josh Newman Sacramento, CA — Today, the counties of LA, Orange and San Bernardino have verified 66,597 signatures from voters...
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today announces that he is one of the 2017 inductees into the Antelope Valley High School Alumni Hall of Fame.  The ceremony will be held September 22 at 5 p.m. on...
Wilk urges Californians to weigh-in during public comment period Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today submitted a letter to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) during a public comment period regarding proposed regulations(link is external)...
The City of Santa Clarita was recently named one of the Top 100 Safest Cities in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Among cities with a population size of 200,000 or more, Santa Clarita ranked...

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