Rep. Paul Cook (R-California) biography

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Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA 8th District)

4th term Republican from California 8th District.


Residence: Yucca Valley

Marital Status: Married (Jeanne)

Prev. Occupation: Professor, Marine Corps Officer

Prev. Political Exp.: Yucca Valley Town Council, 1998-2006; CA Assembly, 2006-12

Military: USMC, 1966-92

Education: BS Southern CT St. Univ., 1966; MPA CA St. Univ. - San Bernardino, 1996; MA Univ. of CA - Riverside, 2000

Birthdate: 03/03/1943

Birthplace: Meriden, CT

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 64%

Major Opponent: Rita Ramirez-Dean


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Paul Cook.


Washington, D.C. Office:

1027 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0508
Phone: (202) 225-5861
Fax: (202) 225-6498

Apple Valley Office: (more district offices)

14955 Dale Evans Parkway
Apple Valley, California 92307
Phone: (760) 247-1815


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: John Sobel
  • Scheduler: Kellie Hartl
  • Legis. Dir.: Colby Kuhns
  • Comm. Dir.: Michael Fresquez
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Kellie Hartl
  • Education LA: Kellie Hartl
  • Telecomm LA: Michael Fresquez
  • Transportation LA: Colby Kuhns
  • Transportation LA: Kayla Rillo
  • Trade LA: Kayla Rillo
  • Commerce LA: Colby Kuhns
  • Labor LA: Colby Kuhns
  • Budget LA: Colby Kuhns
  • Space - NASA LA: Colby Kuhns
  • Animal Welfare LA: Kellie Hartl
  • Government Affairs LA: Dan Ferry


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Paul Cook
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Paul Cook
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Paul Cook
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Paul Cook
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Paul Cook


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