Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California
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May 24, 2016 Press Release
Following the House Committee on Appropriations Markup of the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, Rep. Cárdenas reinforced the inefficiency of spending billions of dollars to imprison youth while more effective programs that save tax payers dollars go unfunded.
May 17, 2016 Press Release
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) joined other House Democrats to share a message of solidarity and support to the LGBT community.
May 16, 2016 Press Release
The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 would unacceptably raise the qualifying threshold for the Community Eligibility Provision from 40 percent to 60 percent. To say this change would be detrimental would be an understatement.
May 2, 2016 Press Release
This year, we celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month by honoring the lives of those who left centuries-old legacies behind and brought to this nation talents that have shaped our culture.
May 2, 2016 Press Release
The AAPI community is a fast-growing racial group in America, and Congress has a responsibility to make sure that AAPI communities have the resources they need to continue to grow and to thrive.
Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
Cárdenas’ work on ensuring children are able to maintain their health coverage was highlighted by the Department of Health and Human Service’s announcement yesterday providing guidance to States on facilitating access to Medicaid for eligible individuals returning home from a correctional institution.
Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
During National Reentry Week, Rep. Cárdenas, joined by Senators Cory Booker and Chris Murphy, and Rep. Morgan Griffith, reintroduce a bill to ensure at-risk youth don’t lose Medicaid coverage.
Apr 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) delivered remarks at the Armenian National Committee of America’s Community Wide Armenian Genocide Rally for Justice. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
Apr 20, 2016 Articles

For Immediate Release

Office of Congressman Tony Cárdenas
Representing California’s 29th Congressional District
CONTACT: Jacqueline Ortiz Ramsay, Communications Director
Jacqueline.Ramsay@mail.house.gov / 202-225-6131

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
This is not about taking away a citizen’s second amendment right to bear arms. By changing the rules, we are setting a new standard for Congress to act rather than merely stand in silence.

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.