Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California
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Nov 21, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released the following statement after President Obama’s speech Thursday night, detailing the executive actions being taken by the Administration to protect undocumented workers.
Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of Regents, to raise tuition on UC system students, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) wrote the Board, calling on them to vote “no” on such an increase.
Oct 7, 2014 Spanish Releases
El Representante de EE.UU. Tony Cárdenas (D-Valle de San Fernando) hoy se alegró de saber que más voces serán escuchadas en relación a una fusión potencial entre Comcast y Time Warner, tras una decisión por parte de la Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones (FCC, por sus siglas en inglés) de prolongar el período de comentario público sobre el acuerdo propuesto.
Oct 7, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) was pleased to learn that more voices will be heard, regarding a potential merger between Comcast and Time Warner, following a decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to extend the public comment period on the proposed deal.
Oct 6, 2014 Press Release
U. S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D – San Fernando Valley) today applauded recommendations made by the so-called “Power 5” athletic conferences, to alter NCAA policy to better protect student-athletes. Cárdenas, who co-founded the Congressional Collegiate Student-Athlete Protection Caucus, wrote a letter last month to leaders of the Power 5 conferences and the Presidents of colleges and universities in each conference, calling on them to make major systemic changes to the academic, financial and health support given to student-athletes.
Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
Continuing his commitment to improving the academic careers of American collegiate student-athletes, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), founding co-chair of the Congressional Student Athlete Protection Caucus, today authored a letter to the heads of the so-called “Power Five” athletic conferences, calling on them to enact stronger protections for the academic, financial and physical well-being of student-athletes.
Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will continue his examination of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger TOMORROW, as he hosts a roundtable discussion with the Writers Guild of America, West, regarding their concerns with the merger.
Sep 25, 2014 Press Release
Concerned with children fleeing Central American countries to escape gang-related murder and violence, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) wrote a letter today to department leaders of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security, calling on them to provide a Congressional briefing on dangerous smuggling networks bringing the children to the United States.
Sep 24, 2014 Press Release
Following his appearance at a Hispanic Heritage Month event entitled, "A New America: Empowering Hispanic Millennials for Tech Leadership,” U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), joined by several House colleagues, wrote President Barack Obama, calling on him to commit the United States to developing 100,000 Latino engineering graduates over the next ten years.
Sep 22, 2014 Press Release
Last week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced legislation that will create an annual $100 million competitive grant to promote reforms in workforce education and skills training for manufacturing jobs. The Manufacturing Skills Act of 2014 was introduced last week in the House, alongside a Senate companion bill authored by U.S. Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.).