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April 30, 2021

Cárdenas, Craig Introduce the Increasing Access to Biosimilars Act

This week, Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Angie Craig (MN-2) introduced the Increasing Access to Biosimilars Act of 2021. The bill would help reduce the cost of prescription drugs by encouraging competition and increasing access to biosimilars. "We need to do everything we can to make sure Americans have access to the life-saving medicine they need," said Congressmen Cárdenas. "My bill reduces the cost of expensive prescription drug prices while also encouraging healthy com…  Continue Reading

April 29, 2021

Cárdenas, Bass Introduce Legislation to Protect Minors in the Justice System

The Protecting Miranda Rights for Kids Act is part of juvenile justice a legislative package that Congressman Cárdenas will introduce in the coming weeks WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) introduced the Protecting Miranda Rights for Kids Act, legislation that would protect minors in the event they are arrested. The Protecting Miranda Rights for Kids Act is part of a juvenile justice reform legislative package t…  Continue Reading

April 28, 2021

Congressman Cárdenas Invites San Fernando Valley CVS Pharmacy Technician as Virtual Guest to Presidential Address

Alejandra Salazar has been able to provide vaccinations thanks to President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan SAN FERNANDO VALLEY - Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) will virtually watch President Joe Biden's Joint Address to Congress with guest Alejandra Salazar, a CVS Pharmacy technician who has been instrumental in getting vaccines in arms throughout the San Fernando Valley. For over a decade, Alejandra has spent her career caring for pharmacy patients throughout Los Angel…  Continue Reading

In The News


August 19, 2015

Lawmakers ask gov't to prevent Trump from putting name on Washington hotel

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. The request was made by Congressmen Ruben Gallego and Tony Cardenas in a letter dated Aug. 13 sent to the Department of the Interior and the General Services Administration and published on Wednesday by several media outlets. "Trump's recent and repeate…  Continue Reading

August 12, 2015

New adult wellness center opens in city of San Fernando

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. The 10,000-square-foot facility is the third one to be built on the San Fernando Health Center campus, where an additional 2,500 adults will be seen. Fifteen exam rooms were added for adult care and women's health, which is expected to generate 7,480 visits a year. The three buildings…  Continue Reading

August 10, 2015

New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House

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. But a group of pro-business Democrats, who allied with President Barack Obama and Republicans to pass landmark trade legislation, are angling to cut more deals with the GOP and White House as a way to assert themselves — and force the Democratic Caucus to the center. Led by Rep. Ron Kind of Wisconsin, the New Democrat …  Continue Reading

Op-Eds


July 28, 2020

We need a Latino museum at the Smithsonian after American history erased us for centuries

We need a Latino museum at the Smithsonian after American history erased us for centuries By Rep. Tony Cárdenas, representing California's 29th Congressional district Since the founding of our great nation, Latinos have been largely invisible and many Latinos, like the Revolutionary War era governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, whose assistance helped America win the conflict, to Civil War naval hero David Farragut - who is famous for the battle cry "Damn the torpe…  Continue Reading

June 29, 2016

LA Daily News: A Dodgers fan in Congress pitches a solution to the TV crisis

What will it take for Angelenos to be able to watch Dodgers baseball again? Last month, the Federal Communications Commission approved the merger between Charter, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House. Unfortunately the merger does not strike at the heart of an important issue for Dodgers fans — they still are unable to watch the Dodgers on TV. Around this time last year, Dodgers fans missed the team’s opening-day, 15-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. Now with the merger approved by both …  Continue Reading

June 23, 2016

Univision: Lo que DACA y DAPA realmente significan para la economia de EEUU

No es un problema mexicano. Ni siquiera es un problema hispano. Es un problema estadounidense, e impacta cada aspecto de nuestras comunidades, nuestra infraestructura y nuestro tejido económico. El destino de millones de familias se afecta con la decisión del Tribunal Supremo en el caso de Estados Unidos v . Texas. El resultado de este caso tiene un gran impacto, más allá de las vidas de los inmigrantes. La corte no levanta las restricciones ordenadas por el tribunal de Texas la ampliación de…  Continue Reading

Videos


April 30, 2021

Congressman Cardenas Speaks on the Consumer Protection Relief Act in Energy and Commerce

October 21, 2020

Veterans History Project | Richard Reyes

September 07, 2020

CA-29 Veterans History Project | Joe Sapien

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