Below is a statement from Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) on today’s passage of the At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act, a bipartisan bill sponsored by Cárdenas and Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) included in the Opioid Package on the House floor today:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s proposed federal rule that would make it more difficult for current, legal immigrants to remain in the United States:
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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tony Cárdenas has released the following statement in connection to today’s House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Washington, D.C. – Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, is a danger to healthcare access in America. For years, our country’s health care system has included critical protections for patients and working families, but now Trump and Republicans are attacking our country’s health laws through the courts, and Kavanaugh could be the deciding vote. This would mean:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, key priorities in the High School CODES Act were signed into law. The effort, led by Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Pete Olson (R-TX) and Sens.
The merger should have been a spike in the end zone for Sinclair, but the refs stopped them at the 1st yard line for unfair play. It must have been a real upset for Sinclair. But not for the American public.
Trump’s summit with ruthless dictator Vladimir Putin put our national security and the safety of all Americans at risk. This was an opportunity to show American leadership against a thug who murders his critics. Instead, Trump cowered beside him. Russia, now emboldened, will continue to undermine our American democracy while Donald Trump acts like Putin’s puppet.
Chairman Pai’s decision to put the brakes on this merger is a victory for local news and all Americans. Strong competition and different points of view on our local news are crucial. The Sinclair-Tribune merger would give Sinclair the power to reach 3 out of 4 Americans’ homes, more than what current law allows.
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