In February, I led the effort to send a letter signed by 50 Members of Congress asking T-Mobile and Sprint about their future commitment to the Lifeline Program should their merger gain approval from the Federal Communications Commission
The American people elected the new Democratic Majority to reform Washington. Today, we honor that promise by passing the For The People Act to protect American citizens' right to vote.
During this awards season, I am proud to introduce two bills renaming post offices on Van Nuys Boulevard after two of the San Fernando Valley’s most famous and celebrated artists, Richie Valens and Marilyn Monroe. Forty-six of my colleagues from California joined me in honoring these amazing talents from our great state.
Peggy Frank of North Hills was a loving person and a public servant just two years away from retirement. Last July, she was running her route in the San Fernando Valley during a 117-degree day, when she passed away from heat exhaustion. The Postal Service truck she was driving did not have air conditioning.
“Mr. President, we will see you in Court.”
John Dingell, the longest-serving Congressman ever, was THE senior Congressman when I was a freshman. He would sit in the same seat, in the same row, right there on the aisle. Now, that man built the committee I currently serve on, the Energy & Commerce Committee, and very often I would sit with him and ask his advice as he sat in that chair.
Last year, the humanitarian crisis of family separation shocked Americans across the country. Today, Republicans want to focus on how inconvenient it is to reunite these families. But we cannot talk about children in the same way we talk about returning sweaters to a lost and found – these are human beings who will live with this trauma for the rest of their lives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) introduced the National Evaluation of Techniques for Making Energy Technologies More Effective and Resilient (NET METER) Act to create a national study on net metering to guide states interested in developing effective net metering programs.
Congressman Cárdenas on Texas v. United States and Republican attacks on Americans' healthcare
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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.
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.
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.
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.
by Rep. Tony Cardenas
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.
by Alexia Fernández Campbell
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?
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.