Knight introduces bill to prevent opioid addiction among veterans
Congressman Steve Knight answers questions from constituents during a town hall at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Knight introduces bill to prevent opioid addiction among veterans

The Combating Opioid Misuse Before Addiction for our Troops (COMBAT) Act would address overprescription in military healthcare, according to a news release from Congressman Steve Knight’s office. In an effort…

Continue Reading Knight introduces bill to prevent opioid addiction among veterans
Knight’s Small Business Bill signed into law
Congressman Steve Knight shakes the hands of students as they exit a forum at College of the Canyons on Monday, March 13, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Knight’s Small Business Bill signed into law

The House recently approved the Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2017, which looks to increase small businesses’ “borrowing power” by $25 million, according to a statement from Congressman Steve…

Continue Reading Knight’s Small Business Bill signed into law
Knight’s SECRET Act passes House
Signal file photo: Congressman Steve Knight answers questions from constituents during a town hall at Canyon High School on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Knight’s SECRET Act passes House

The House of Representatives approved the final version of legislation by Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, which assesses the effectiveness of workforce security clearance processes. The Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting…

Continue Reading Knight’s SECRET Act passes House
Congressman Knight discusses provisions for security measures in schools
Congressman Steve Knight answers questions at a town hall at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center in Simi Valley on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Knight announced he was considering a run in the special election for the seat Katie Hill is expected to vacate shortly. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Congressman Knight discusses provisions for security measures in schools

Provisions from two bills cosponsored by Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, were signed into law with Congress’ Omnibus Appropriations Bill on Friday. The bill signed by President Trump last week affects…

Continue Reading Congressman Knight discusses provisions for security measures in schools
Congressman Knight pushes for more solutions on opioid abuse
Signal file photo: Congressman Steve Knight answers questions from constituents during a town hall at Canyon High School on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Congressman Knight pushes for more solutions on opioid abuse

Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, discussed Thursday support for provisions aimed at the fight against opioid abuse in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill signed into law last week. The bill approved by President…

Continue Reading Congressman Knight pushes for more solutions on opioid abuse
Knight issues statement on budget deal
Signal file photo: Congressman Steve Knight answers questions from constituents during a town hall at Canyon High School on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Knight issues statement on budget deal

In the early morning of Friday, February 9, 2018, both chambers of Congress passed a Bipartisan Budget Agreement to amend budget caps for defense and non-defense discretionary spending for Fiscal Years…

Continue Reading Knight issues statement on budget deal
UPDATE: Congressman Knight’s wife, Lily, helps injured passengers in train-truck crash
Constituents raise red paper in disagreement as congressman Steve Knight answers questions during a town hall at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center in Simi Valley on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

UPDATE: Congressman Knight’s wife, Lily, helps injured passengers in train-truck crash

Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, and his wife, Lily, were on a train that crashed into a garbage truck Wednesday morning, but he was uninjured, officials said.   “We’re still trying…

Continue Reading UPDATE: Congressman Knight’s wife, Lily, helps injured passengers in train-truck crash
Rep. Knight expedites life-saving fighter technology
Signal File Photo: Congressman Steve Knight speaks about his work in Washington during a public meeting. Dan Watson/For the Signal

Rep. Knight expedites life-saving fighter technology

The Joint Program Office (JPO) for the F-35 "Lightning II" Joint-Strike Fighter announced that the program will be implementing life-saving technology into the aircraft platform by 2019, five years ahead…

Continue Reading Rep. Knight expedites life-saving fighter technology
Knight joins task force to fight heroin addiction
Cary Quashen, founder of Action Family Counseling, demonstrates the assembly of a Narcan pack, which is administered via an oral spray to a patient who has overdosed on heroin or any other opiate-based narcotic. Representative Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said he has joined a congressional bipartisan task force to craft legislation to fight heroin addiction. Ryan Painter/The Signal.

Knight joins task force to fight heroin addiction

Representative Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said he has joined a congressional bipartisan task force to craft legislation to fight heroin addiction. The task force, led by Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-Conn., and…

Continue Reading Knight joins task force to fight heroin addiction