During this awards season, I am proud to introduce two bills renaming post offices on Van Nuys Boulevard after two of the San Fernando Valley’s most famous and celebrated artists, Richie Valens and Marilyn Monroe. Forty-six of my colleagues from California joined me in honoring these amazing talents from our great state.
Peggy Frank of North Hills was a loving person and a public servant just two years away from retirement. Last July, she was running her route in the San Fernando Valley during a 117-degree day, when she passed away from heat exhaustion. The Postal Service truck she was driving did not have air conditioning.
“Mr. President, we will see you in Court.”
John Dingell, the longest-serving Congressman ever, was THE senior Congressman when I was a freshman. He would sit in the same seat, in the same row, right there on the aisle. Now, that man built the committee I currently serve on, the Energy & Commerce Committee, and very often I would sit with him and ask his advice as he sat in that chair.
Last year, the humanitarian crisis of family separation shocked Americans across the country. Today, Republicans want to focus on how inconvenient it is to reunite these families. But we cannot talk about children in the same way we talk about returning sweaters to a lost and found – these are human beings who will live with this trauma for the rest of their lives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) introduced the National Evaluation of Techniques for Making Energy Technologies More Effective and Resilient (NET METER) Act to create a national study on net metering to guide states interested in developing effective net metering programs.
Congressman Cárdenas on Texas v. United States and Republican attacks on Americans' healthcare
I have learned today that Facebook has been paying Americans to download a research app to let the company obtain the user’s phone and web activity since 2016. They have taken the app off iOS platforms since this news broke, but it still remains on Android platforms.
Today, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Lilly Ledbetter fought for fair wages after she learned she was paid much less than the men at her workplace for doing the same job.