Press Releases

July 30, 2021

Cárdenas, Luján, Klobuchar Lead Colleagues Urging Tech CEOs to Combat Spanish-Language Disinformation

U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) and U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) led 23 of their colleagues in letters to tech CEOs raising the alarm over the increasing rate of Spanish and other non-English language disinformation across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Nextdoor. The lawmakers wrote, "We write to express our serious concerns regarding the increasing rate of Spanish and other non-English language disinformation across digital platfor…  Continue Reading

July 29, 2021

Cárdenas Votes to Pass Government Funding Package

Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) voted to pass H.R. 4502, a package of seven government funding bills, which include $12.5 million for San Fernando Valley initiatives and programs. "As a Member of Congress, my number one priority is to take care of the people living in my home community - the Northeast San Fernando Valley," said Congressman Cárdenas. "That's why I'm proud to have passed funding bills that include $12.5 million for projects that will make a real differenc…  Continue Reading

July 28, 2021

Cárdenas, Bass, Booker Announce Second Chance for Justice Legislative Package

Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) released the Second Chance for Justice Package, a group of bills aimed at reforming the criminal and juvenile justice system. "Growing up in Pacoima, I witnessed how our broken criminal and juvenile justice systems kept neighborhood kids in a perpetual cycle of incarceration," said Congressman Cárdenas. "I saw how systemic problems literally ruined the lives of generations of…  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


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


July 23, 2021

Cárdenas on KTLA Morning News to Discuss the Latino Museum

July 23, 2021

Cárdenas on the Green New Deal

July 23, 2021

Cárdenas on Passage of Consumer Protection and Recovery Act

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