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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the Trump administration will revoke California's power to implement more stringent limits on vehicle carbon pollution than the federal government. This comes as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to roll back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and dozens of environmental regulations.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) will be joined by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) in introducing a commemorative resolution in the U.S. House and Senate recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Cárdenas’ resolution, H. Res. 561 is supported by over 120 members of Congress who signed on as original cosponsors.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expressing concern about increases in the agency’s painful animal testing and seeking more information about the controversial practice.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) released the following statement today in recognition of Women's Equality Day: 

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) responded to a groundbreaking study on diversity in Hollywood, focusing specifically on Hispanic talent and representation.

Aug 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China:

Aug 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on the Trump Administration’s imposed rule that would deny admission to lawful immigrants into the United States and make it more difficult for current, legal immigrants to remain in the United States:

Aug 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Steve King said that “rape and incest” were essential to the survival of the human population. Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement:

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) spoke on the House floor about the rise of hate and discrimination in America.

His full speech can be watched here and his remarks as prepared for delivery are below:

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Trump administration began using a new expedited removal rule as a fast-track deportation method that bypasses the judicial review process to quickly target and deport undocumented immigrants in the United States who are unable to provide immediate documentation that they have been in the country for two years or more.


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.