Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California
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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced legislation allowing equal access to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) HUBZone program. The HUBZone Equity Act will insure access for all American small business owners who pay taxes. While most SBA programs are accessible to business owners including permanent residents, HUBZones have been excluded.
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced legislation allowing equal access to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) HUBZone program. The HUBZone Equity Act will insure access for all American small business owners who pay taxes. While most SBA programs are accessible to business owners including permanent residents, HUBZones have been excluded.
Jul 2, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today announced the publication of his newly-created Small Business Resource Guide, which gives information regarding federal agencies that assist small business and entrepreneurial development, business regulations, financing, government contracting, minority-owned businesses, export assistance and overseas investment. It also provides information on creating proposals for sales to the federal government.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today announced the publication of his newly-created Small Business Resource Guide, which gives information regarding federal agencies that assist small business and entrepreneurial development, business regulations, financing, government contracting, minority-owned businesses, export assistance and overseas investment. It also provides information on creating proposals for sales to the federal government.
Jun 26, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service facility in Van Nuys after actress Marilyn Monroe, who attended nearby Van Nuys High School in the 1940s.
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service facility in Van Nuys after actress Marilyn Monroe, who attended nearby Van Nuys High School in the 1940s.
Jun 24, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Miami) introduced The New American Success (NAS) Act, which would help speed the integration of new Americans into society, ensuring each immigrant has access to programs that will help them learn or improve their English skills, civics education and other initiatives to help assist them in quickly adapting to their new nation while they participate in naturalization.
Today, U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Miami) introduced The New American Success (NAS) Act, which would help speed the integration of new Americans into society, ensuring each immigrant has access to programs that will help them learn or improve their English skills, civics education and other initiatives to help assist them in quickly adapting to their new nation while they participate in naturalization.
Jun 23, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas offered an amendment Monday that could have potentially put thousands of long-term unemployed American workers back to work. The amendment was to be added to H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure (NAEI) Act.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas offered an amendment Monday that could have potentially put thousands of long-term unemployed American workers back to work. The amendment was to be added to H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure (NAEI) Act.
Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
Continuing a commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today introduced the Computer Science Career Education Act. The legislation is the House companion of a bill introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Continuing a commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today introduced the Computer Science Career Education Act. The legislation is the House companion of a bill introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Jun 18, 2014 Press Release
This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) sent a letter to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Dr. John Deasey, asking LAUSD to join in his efforts to fully educate Valley residents on potential student loan repayment savings.
This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) sent a letter to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Dr. John Deasey, asking LAUSD to join in his efforts to fully educate Valley residents on potential student loan repayment savings.
Jun 5, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today welcomed the official process announcement by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), of deferred action for undocumented workers who were brought to this nation as children. This policy, announced by the Department of Homeland Security in 2012, allows two years of deferred prosecution and deportation for violating immigration laws, as well as authorizing the immigrant in question to work in the United States.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today welcomed the official process announcement by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), of deferred action for undocumented workers who were brought to this nation as children. This policy, announced by the Department of Homeland Security in 2012, allows two years of deferred prosecution and deportation for violating immigration laws, as well as authorizing the immigrant in question to work in the United States.
May 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi, Texas) introduced the “Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act,” legislation to protect American companies from abusive litigation at the hands of patent trolls.
U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi, Texas) introduced the “Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act,” legislation to protect American companies from abusive litigation at the hands of patent trolls.
May 28, 2014 Press Release
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that Southern California was one of the first twelve Manufacturing Communities designated as part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP). The effort to bring the IMCP to Southern California was championed by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) and other area U.S. Representatives.
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that Southern California was one of the first twelve Manufacturing Communities designated as part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP). The effort to bring the IMCP to Southern California was championed by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) and other area U.S. Representatives.

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