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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) met with the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) William B. “Brock” Long.

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Creek Fire currently burning in the 29th Congressional District, Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) sent a letter (available here) to President Donald Trump and FEMA Administrator Brock Long and released the following statement

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the devastating wildfires that have raged across California over the course of the past year, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) introduced an amendment to promote wildfire management innovation.  The amendment allows the federal govern

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, more than 45 Members of Congress, led by Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), sent a letter to Sinclair Broadcast Group CEO Christopher Ripley raising key questions related to Sinclair’s proposed merger with Tribune Media Co. The Members’ questions call on Mr.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced H.Res.524 in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was joined by 104 Members of Congress who signed on as original co-sponsors.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act including language introduced by Rep. Cárdenas to establish an advisory council at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on autonomous vehicles.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the overwhelming Senate passage of the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) User Fee Reauthorization.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in response to the failure of the Senate healthcare vote, Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) released the following statement:

“Trumpcare's failure was a genuine miracle. I'm relieved for all Americans who dodged a man-made disaster by just one vote, and that's scary.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce passed three bills led by U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA). The first measure, the SOAR Act, would help health professional recognize and address human trafficking. The second measure, H.R.

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Aug 19, 2015 In The News

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.

Aug 12, 2015 In The News

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.

Aug 10, 2015 In The News

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.

Jul 29, 2015 In The News

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.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

By Michael Oleaga

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., has called for the elimination of life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

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?

Nov 30, 2014 In The News

Californians are facing a record drought. According to a study by UC San Diego, over the last 18 months, nearly 62 trillion gallons of water have been depleted from our state. This loss of water has been so extreme that statewide restrictions have now been issued to drastically reduce our water usage.