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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

Press Releases

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the Trump administration will revoke California's power to implement more stringent limits on vehicle carbon pollution than the federal government. This comes as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to roll back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and dozens of environmental regulations.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) will be joined by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) in introducing a commemorative resolution in the U.S. House and Senate recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Cárdenas’ resolution, H. Res. 561 is supported by over 120 members of Congress who signed on as original cosponsors.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expressing concern about increases in the agency’s painful animal testing and seeking more information about the controversial practice.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) released the following statement today in recognition of Women's Equality Day: 

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release
"Hollywood executives must do better when it comes to casting and film crew hiring across the industry to ensure that there is real representation, not only of Latinos, but of all communities of color on their film sets."

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) responded to a groundbreaking study on diversity in Hollywood, focusing specifically on Hispanic talent and representation.

Aug 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China:

Aug 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on the Trump Administration’s imposed rule that would deny admission to lawful immigrants into the United States and make it more difficult for current, legal immigrants to remain in the United States:

Aug 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Steve King said that “rape and incest” were essential to the survival of the human population. Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement:

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) spoke on the House floor about the rise of hate and discrimination in America.

His full speech can be watched here and his remarks as prepared for delivery are below:

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Trump administration began using a new expedited removal rule as a fast-track deportation method that bypasses the judicial review process to quickly target and deport undocumented immigrants in the United States who are unable to provide immediate documentation that they have been in the country for two years or more.