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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Aug 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, key priorities in the High School CODES Act were signed into law. The effort, led by Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Pete Olson (R-TX) and Sens.

Aug 9, 2018 Press Release

The merger should have been a spike in the end zone for Sinclair, but the refs stopped them at the 1st yard line for unfair play. It must have been a real upset for Sinclair.  But not for the American public.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

Trump’s summit with ruthless dictator Vladimir Putin put our national security and the safety of all Americans at risk. This was an opportunity to show American leadership against a thug who murders his critics.  Instead, Trump cowered beside him. Russia, now emboldened, will continue to undermine our American democracy while Donald Trump acts like Putin’s puppet.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

Chairman Pai’s decision to put the brakes on this merger is a victory for local news and all Americans. Strong competition and different points of view on our local news are crucial. The Sinclair-Tribune merger would give Sinclair the power to reach 3 out of 4 Americans’ homes, more than what current law allows.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

Reps. Tony Cárdenas and Pete Olson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Boost the Economy by Investing in High School Coding Programs.
High School CODES Act establishes a grant program to help schools create and expand computer science programs.

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

SAN DIEGO –  President Trump, Jeff Sessions, and the rest of this administration are tearing families apart, ripping babies and children away from their families. It's disgusting and the complete opposite of what our country stands for.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Paul Ryan promised to protect Dreamers, and to bring a solution on immigration to the floor. He has not kept that promise. 

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  Tomorrow, Rep. Tony Cárdenas will question Mark Zuckerberg  around the growing discussion of online privacy and the responsibility of big tech firms in managing users’ data. The Congressman released the following statement:

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES,  CA – Amidst the still-developing Cambridge Analytica scandal, I have joined my colleagues in sending a letter to the FTC urging them to fully investigate how Facebook, the largest social media company in the world, failed to adequately protect the privacy of more than 50 million people. I hope to use the FTC

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Here we go again.

Once again, Republicans, who control everything in Washington, D.C., have brought the country to the brink of a shutdown.

They’ve recklessly rushed a two-thousand, two-hundred and thirty-two page, $1.37 trillion spending bill, endangering Americans because we don’t know exactly how our tax dollars will be spent.


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.