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May 17, 2022

President Biden Signs Cárdenas Safe Sleep for Babies Act Into Law

Yesterday, President Joe Biden signed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021 into law, legislation introduced by Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce. The law will add inclined sleepers for infants with an inclined sleep surface greater than ten degrees and crib bumpers to…  Continue Reading

May 17, 2022

Cárdenas, Menendez, Luján, Colleagues Probe Efforts to Stop Spread of Spanish-Language Mis/Disinformation on WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), alongside U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.-29), led 20 colleagues in sending letters to the heads of WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal to express serious concerns about the rise of Spanish-language mis/disinformation targeted at Latino communities on these group messaging applications and posed specific questions about what steps, if any, these companies are taking to prevent or address the spread of Spanish-la…  Continue Reading

May 16, 2022

Cárdenas Calls on LA County to Temporarily Shut Down Whiteman Airport, FAA to Investigate Airport Safety

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY - Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors urging them to issue a 30-day moratorium on all flights from Whiteman Airport, with the exception of emergency services. The request comes after several plane crashes have impacted the Northeast San Fernando Valley community, including the most recent fatal incident. "Los Angeles County, the owner and operator of Whiteman Airport, has a responsibility to ensure that the a…  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: What DACA & DAPA Really Mean for the U.S. Economy

Economists, demographers, and educators have all agreed that immigration in general provides an essential contribution to our growing economy. The fate of millions of families hangs in the balance as the Supreme Court gets closer to announcing their decision on United States v. Texas. The outcome of this case will impact more than just immigrants. Failing to uphold the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA+) and the implementation of Deferred Action for Chil…  Continue Reading

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