Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California
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Dec 2, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Brad Ashford (D-Omaha, Neb.) today introduced legislation creating a $100 million in competitive grants that will promote reforms in workforce education and skills training for manufacturing jobs.
Nov 17, 2015 Press Release
To allow tech-inspired students to create paths to follow their passion, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) joined U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) in introducing H.R. 4041, the 416d65726963612043616e20436f6465 Act of 2015, also known as the America Can Code Act.
Nov 6, 2015 Press Release
With the support of nearly the entire California House delegation, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Beautiful San Fernando Valley) this week introduced the most important piece of legislation ever etched into the Congressional Record.
Nov 5, 2015 Press Release
The debate over a Republican mental health bill in House Energy and Commerce Committee included a change made by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) to ensure that if the bill becomes law, it will create a lifeline for children, suffering from mental illness, who are released from juvenile detention.
Nov 4, 2015 Press Release
As part of his commitment to find ways to employ our nation’s brave Veterans, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that will allow American consumers to have a better understanding of which companies are most effective at hiring Veterans.
Oct 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, following the swearing-in of new Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), who served with Ryan on the House Budget Committee, released this statement.
Oct 23, 2015 Press Release
As part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and long-time juvenile justice reform advocate, this week introduced legislation that would revolutionize the way American law enforcement deals with young people involved in the justice system, particularly those in gangs.
Oct 22, 2015 Press Release
As part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and long-time juvenile justice reform advocate, yesterday introduced legislation to stop the barbaric practice of putting kids in jail for offenses that would not be “crimes” if those children were adults.
Oct 8, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) released a statement regarding the pending election of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Oct 2, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, applauded the unanimous passage of H.R. 1624, the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act through the United States Senate.

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.