I am proud to announce that for the next two years I will serve the American people through the Subcommittees on Health, Communications & Technology, and Consumer Protection & Commerce on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the 116th Congress.
I am proud to announce the passage of The First Step Act, one of my top priorities this Congress and the most meaningful overhaul of the criminal justice system in decades.
Representatives Cárdenas, Kinzinger, Cohen and Wagner Praise Final Passage of SOAR Act
Grants would provide training for health professionals to spot signs of human trafficking
This week, I reported to the floor of the House of Representatives and voted to respect the U.S. economy and keep the U.S. government open.
Congratulations to Van Nuys Airport (VNY) as they celebrate 90 Years of Flight. Van Nuys Airport is the largest economic engine in the San Fernando Valley.
This week, Congress finally passed the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. This law reauthorizes crucial funding for juvenile justice programs, and takes important steps towards ending the practice of jailing children for missing school and other non-criminal acts. Needless jail time can put at-risk youth on a path towards endless involvement in the criminal justice system.
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:
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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
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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?
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