Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California
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Jul 31, 2015 Press Release
Today U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas released the following statement, after the U.S. Department of Education announced its new Second Chance Pell Pilot program to allow prisoners to apply for and receive federal Pell Grants:
Jul 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) was joined by 20 of his Southern California colleagues in a bipartisan letter calling for the United States Olympic Committee to strongly consider the Los Angeles region as the United States’ host city candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the Games of the XXXIIIrd Olympiad.
Jul 27, 2015 Press Release
“Sentencing an American child to die in prison is unacceptable and must end.”
Jul 20, 2015 Press Release
Following his work in the San Fernando Valley that saw more than 1,000 area families enrolled in health insurance, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) today called on the State of California to ensure those families’ identities are protected.
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Thanks to the high cost of fossil electricity and the low cost of solar, it’s incredibly cost-effective for homeowners to install solar on their roofs. More than 20 gigawatts of solar capacity has been installed nationwide, enough to power more than 4.3 million homes. As “Back to the Future” celebrates its 30th anniversary, fans will note that it’s also enough to send Marty McFly back and forth through time 17 times.
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Following the Obama Administrations announcement of an agreement reached with the Islamic Republic of Iran, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) released a statement.
Jul 10, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Health Subcommittee, applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing landmark medical research legislation that will provide billions of dollars for research while saving millions of lives.
Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) today released a statement, following remarks made by Republican Presidential candidate Donald John Trump and responses from Univision and NBCUniversal, including decisions by those networks not to broadcast Trump’s Miss USA and Miss Universe beauty pageants.
Jun 29, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) issued a statement today, following a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that Congressional district maps drawn by a citizen commission in Arizona were Constitutional.
Jun 25, 2015 Press Release
Following the 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting the use of Affordable Care Act subsidies for insurance customers throughout the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, issued this statement:

In The News

Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Two Democratic lawmakers have asked the U.S. government to prohibit Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from displaying his name on the facade of his new hotel in Washington after his "insulting" comments about Latinos and women.

Aug 12, 2015 In The News

Hoping to serve more people with medical needs, Northeast Valley Health Corp. formally dedicated its $5 million adult wellness center Wednesday in the City of San Fernando, near the agency’s first health clinic.

Aug 10, 2015 In The News

by Lauren French

In the hierarchy of the House, moderate Democrats — a minority in a party already deep in the minority — should be totally powerless.

Jul 29, 2015 In The News

by David Wharton

In the wake of Boston's dropping its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, politicians from across Southern California have spoken up in favor of Los Angeles' being named as a replacement candidate.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

By Michael Oleaga

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., has called for the elimination of life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

Immigrants in the United States all dream of becoming American citizens, right? Apparently not.

There are more than 8 million people who qualify for citizenship who have not taken the oath. So what's stopping these green-card holders from pledging allegiance to the American flag?

Nov 30, 2014 In The News

Californians are facing a record drought. According to a study by UC San Diego, over the last 18 months, nearly 62 trillion gallons of water have been depleted from our state. This loss of water has been so extreme that statewide restrictions have now been issued to drastically reduce our water usage.