Congressman Steve Knight

Knight: Cemex mine, infrastructure, among 2018 priorities

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The Signal | January 2, 2018 –  Representative Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said last week he’s had a positive year for legislation, but has already outlined several top priorities for the new year. The two-term congressman said he helped restore then add government funding that has been used by Santa Clarita city officials for a variety of programs, including affordable and rehabilitative housing, domestic violence victim support facilities, summer youth programs and mental health counseling. “We added $100 million to community development block grant funds,” he said. Knight’s office said President Donald Trump’s initial budget stripped all community development block grant funds, but Knight’s amendment helped restore funding levels on par with last year’s $3 billion. Rep. Knight worked with the House Appropriations Committee to ensure …

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Knight highlights work for community; Caforio comes up empty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Varner October 12, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Knight highlights work for community; Caforio comes up empty Antelope Valley, CA— Today, Congressman Steve Knight joined other regional candidates to participate in the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce candidate forum. The event permitted participants to answer a number of questions regarding issues facing their respective districts, while demonstrating their level of local experience and plan if elected. It was the question about passion and commitment to the local community where the difference between Congressman Steve Knight, a lifetime resident of the Antelope Valley, and Bryan Caforio, a Beverly Hills trial attorney, became clear. Knight listed a lifetime of service to the Antelope Valley including: attending Palmdale High, serving on the PTA, joining the Chambers …

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Knight demonstrates knowledge of the issues and ability to get the job done

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Varner October 7, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Knight demonstrates knowledge of the issues and ability to get the job done Antelope Valley, CA— The third debate between Congressman Steve Knight and challenger, Bryan Caforio took place today. The debate, located in Valencia was hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, and covered a number of issues facing local businesses and the residents of a district that encompasses parts of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valley. Once again, Knight demonstrated a clear understanding of the issues facing a community in which he was raised and has represented at the local, state and now federal levels. While discussing local issues such as …

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Knight takes second debate — Focusing on Local Roots and Experience

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Varner October 4, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Knight takes second debate —  Focusing on Local Roots and Experience Antelope Valley, CA— The second debate between Congressman Steve Knight and challenger, Bryan Caforio took place today. The debate, located in Palmdale was hosted by the Antelope Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and covered a number of issues facing local businesses and the residents of a district that encompasses parts of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valley. Focusing on his history in a district in which he was raised, Knight discussed his work to find long-term solutions to water storage and supply, his focus on creating and retaining aerospace jobs, and veteran services. Knight has had a number of bills signed …

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25 for the 25th: Congressman Knight’s top 25 first-term accomplishments

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Constituent Services 1. Opened full-time offices in each valley (Simi, Santa Clarita, Antelope) to provide greater access to staff and services in each community 2. Assisted over 1,000 constituents with issues dealing with the federal government 3. Nominated over 30 high school seniors for military academies, with 18 receiving appointments 4. E-newsletter, Knight Vision, keeps constituents informed every 10 days 5. Fulfilled hundreds of requests for Capitol tours, US flags, and certificates Small Businesses 6. HR 1390: Small Business Joint Venturing Act to allow small businesses to better compete for federal contracts: SIGNED INTO LAW 7. HR 4322: Mentor-Protégé Cooperation Reform Act to share best-practices with small businesses: PASSED THE HOUSE 8. Regularly hold industry roundtables and business tours to hear and act on concerns …

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Simi Valley Police Officers Association endorses Steve Knight for Congress

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Knight September 19, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Simi Valley Police Officers Association endorses Steve Knight for Congress Antelope Valley, CA — Former LAPD police officer, Congressman Steve Knight received the endorsement of the Simi Valley Police Officers Association (SVPOA). “Steve Knight’s service with the Los Angeles Police Department and U.S. Army instilled in him a deep sense of integrity, honor and leadership,” stated SVPOA President, Officer Tim Wedemeyer. “His continued commitment to national security and his unwavering dedication to those in uniform makes him the best person for the job.” Born and raised in Southern California, Steve Knight developed a passion for service at a young age. He joined the United States Army soon after graduating high school. After completing his service, …

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Congressman Steve Knight Endorsed by Senator Sharon Runner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Knight April 18, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Congressman Steve Knight Endorsed by Senator Sharon Runner Runner Says “District and Nation are Lucky to Have a Representative Like Steve” Antelope Valley, CA — Today, Congressman Steve Knight announced that he has received the endorsement of State Senator Sharon Runner in his bid for re-election. Runner represents the Antelope, Santa Clarita, and Victor Valleys in the California State Senate. A longtime community leader, Runner has been a tireless voice for advancing women in leadership positions, strengthening laws to protect children from predators, and defending small businesses against tax increases and California’s punitive regulatory climate. “Steve is a good friend and an honorable man,” stated Runner. “Our district and our nation are lucky to …

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Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber Endorses Congressman Steve Knight

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Knight April 6, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber Endorses Congressman Steve Knight Antelope Valley, CA — Today Representative Steve Knight announced that he has received the endorsement of Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber. “Congressman Knight is experienced, he’s committed to our community, and he’s able to deliver results,” stated Huber. “Steve’s background in local and state government has equipped him to effectively advocate for our needs in Washington. His first year in D.C. proved a success, and I have no doubt in my mind that he will continue to serve us well as our Congressman.” A California native, Huber is a long-time practicing attorney in Simi Valley and has served as Superior Court Judge Pro Tem since …

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LA County Supervisor Antonovich Endorses Congressman Steve Knight for Re-Election

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Knight March 28, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 LA County Supervisor Antonovich Endorses Congressman Steve Knight for Re-Election Antelope Valley, CA — Today Congressman Steve Knight announced that he has received an endorsement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich in his bid for re-election. Supervisor Antonovich has served on the LA County Board of Supervisors since 1980 and represents the Fifth District, which encompasses over 2,000 square miles and over 2,000,000 residents. Prior to being elected to the Board of Supervisors, Antonovich was a government/history teacher who went on to serve on the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees and in the California State Assembly. Over the course of his distinguished tenure on the Board, Supervisor Antonovich has been heralded …

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Los Angeles Police Protective League Endorses Congressman Steve Knight for Reelection

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Knight March 25, 2016 Phone: 661.347.6859 Los Angeles Police Protective League Endorses Congressman Steve Knight for Reelection Antelope Valley, CA — Today Congressman and veteran LAPD officer Steve Knight announced that he has received the endorsement of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) in his campaign for reelection. Since 1923, the LAPPL has served as the voice for thousands of police officers in the Los Angeles Police Department. As one of the state’s oldest and most prestigious law enforcement associations, the LAPPL has been on the front line of the effort to protect uniformed officers and support the families of fallen officers. “As a police officer, Steve Knight defended families and put criminals behind bars for nearly two decades. …