New Member Spotlight: Rep. Steve Knight (D-Simi Valley)
In each issue of our CLSA Advocacy Wire, we will highlight a new member of California’s six-member “freshman class” in the 114th Congress.
Born at Edwards Air Force Base, Rep. Knight has called California his home almost his entire life. Prior to his election to Congress, Rep. Knight spent 18 years as a sworn police officer in the Los Angeles Police Department. In 2008, Rep. Knight was elected to the California State Assembly and was later elected to the California State Senate.
Representative Knight represents the 25th Congressional District, including the cities of Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Palmdale and Lancaster. He is a member of the House Armed Services Committees, House Small Business Committee, and House Science, Space and Technology Committee.