WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to his Democratic colleagues highlighting the lack of staff diversity on Capitol Hill.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY – On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting two of Congressman Tony Cárdenas’ (CA-29) bills to encourage clean energy investment as important tools in the effort to solve the climate crisis.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) stresses the importance of extreme weather and emergency preparedness in a newly-created public service announcement (PSA). The locally-targeted PSA, recorded in partnership with The Weather Channel television network, is airing on the network starting Monday, June 29th and will run through August 4th.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the historic Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) co-sponsored H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) congratulated the Los Angeles County Fire Department on being awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The grant in the amount of $227,386 was awarded to the county last week.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) hosted his virtual Congressional Art Show where artists from high schools across the San Fernando Valley showcased their artwork. During the art show, Cárdenas announced the winner of the 29th Congressional District Art Contest for 2020.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Chairman José E. Serrano (NY-15) and Ranking Member Robert Aderholt (AL-4) calling for increased funding for the Civil Rights Division (CRT) of the Department of Justice.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on the Supreme Court decision to block President Trump from ending DACA:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) joined over 100 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris Chair, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler.
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