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Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Marcia Fudge (OH-11) introduced the Expanding Access to Emergency Meals Act. This bill ensures that all low-income families have access to emergency meals funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public assistance during future emergencies and disasters.

Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA-29) introduced the Strengthening Behavioral Health Supports for Schools Act.

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA-29) introduced the Greyhound Protection Act legislation to phase out live greyhound racing. This bill also bans the use of live animals for training of greyhounds. 

Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congresswoman Hayes (CT-05), will introduce a House Resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. Senators Brown, Booker, and Harris introduced S.Res.655, a companion Resolution in the Senate last week. The legislation is supported by nearly the entire Democratic Caucus.

Jul 27, 2020 Press Release
This is the first time in history this bill has passed either chamber of Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA-29) applauded the historic passage of H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III and Congressman Tony Cárdenas today introduced the Virtual Community Support Act to strengthen community-based and peer support services virtually both during and after the pandemic.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release
Legislation will streamline approval for critical mental health resources

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas and Congressman Joe Kennedy III introduced the Crisis Counseling Act, which would automatically approve requests by any state, territory, and tribe for a Crisis Counseling and Training Program (CCP) after it had been granted a Stafford Act declaration.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) released the following statement on the decision by the Los Angeles Unified School Districts (LAUSD) to continue online learning in the fall semester:

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to his Democratic colleagues highlighting the lack of staff diversity on Capitol Hill.