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October 21, 2021

Cárdenas, Espaillat, García, Correa, Escobar and Latino Leaders Demand Lasting Protections for Undocumented Communities

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and national Latino leaders held a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to demand lasting protections for undocumented immigrants and their families, emphasizing the vast contributions of immigrants to our economy and local communities and underscoring the political power Latinos have in demanding urgent solutions. The event was held as Senate Democrats continue to negotiate the inclusion of immigration reform in the Build Back Better rec…  Continue Reading

October 21, 2021

Cárdenas, Trone, Spartz Introduce Youth Justice Action Month Resolution

Today, in a press conference at the United States Capitol, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), David Trone (MD-6) and Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-IN) announced the introduction of a resolution designating October 2021 as "National Youth Justice Action Month." The resolution recognizes the importance of rehabilitating and treating youthful offenders while holding them accountable and maintaining public safety. Senate companion legislation will be introduced by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-…  Continue Reading

October 13, 2021

Cárdenas Leads Resolution Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month

Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) has led 36 of his colleagues in introducing a commemorative resolution recognizing September 15th through October 15th, 2021, as Hispanic Heritage Month. "Latino history is American history, inseparable from the birth of our nation to the present, and into its bright future," said Congressman Cárdenas. "Our community's involvement and influence on America's cultural, economic and political tapestry is something that deserves both recognition and …  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


September 17, 2021

Cárdenas visita Anheuser-Busch en Van Nuys

September 17, 2021

Cárdenas Visit Chiguacle in Sun Valley for National Small Business Week

August 23, 2021

Press Conference on the Second Chance for Justice Package

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