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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

Press Releases

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) announced that his staff would avoid eating meat on Monday of each week. In both Washington, DC and San Fernando Valley offices, staff will avoid meat at the beginning of each week to raise awareness of healthier eating decisions. Long a fan of education in nutritional choices, Cárdenas discussed the opportunities for healthier living with staff before making the decision.
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) announced that his staff would avoid eating meat on Monday of each week. In both Washington, DC and San Fernando Valley offices, staff will avoid meat at the beginning of each week to raise awareness of healthier eating decisions. Long a fan of education in nutritional choices, Cárdenas discussed the opportunities for healthier living with staff before making the decision.
Apr 22, 2014 Press Release
This morning, Congressman Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) visited the Irwindale, CA facility of Huy Fong Foods, Inc. – maker of the popular hot sauce, Sriracha. The purpose of the visit was to learn about the plant’s operations and discuss the possibility of opening a Huy Fong Foods plant in the San Fernando Valley. Cárdenas recently asked Huy Fong Foods to consider the San Fernando Valley if relocation becomes their only option following a November 2013 lawsuit and Irwindale City Council ordinance.
This morning, Congressman Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) visited the Irwindale, CA facility of Huy Fong Foods, Inc. – maker of the popular hot sauce, Sriracha. The purpose of the visit was to learn about the plant’s operations and discuss the possibility of opening a Huy Fong Foods plant in the San Fernando Valley. Cárdenas recently asked Huy Fong Foods to consider the San Fernando Valley if relocation becomes their only option following a November 2013 lawsuit and Irwindale City Council ordinance.
Apr 18, 2014 Press Release
Today Representative Cárdenas asked Huy Fong Foods to consider the San Fernando Valley if relocation ends up being their only option.
Today Representative Cárdenas asked Huy Fong Foods to consider the San Fernando Valley if relocation ends up being their only option.
Apr 15, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) led several of his fellow Southern California Representatives in supporting the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal). AMP SoCal is applying for the newly-created Investment in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) designation from the Department of Commerce.
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) led several of his fellow Southern California Representatives in supporting the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal). AMP SoCal is applying for the newly-created Investment in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) designation from the Department of Commerce.
Apr 7, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will join U.S. Sen. Robert Casey (D-Penn.) Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., hosting a viewing and panel discussion of the documentary “Kids for Cash.”
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will join U.S. Sen. Robert Casey (D-Penn.) Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., hosting a viewing and panel discussion of the documentary “Kids for Cash.”
Apr 4, 2014 Press Release
Majority of youth in juvenile justice system suffer from mental illness, unable to access treatment after release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) joined U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) today, announcing the introduction of the At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act of 2014. This legislation ensures that youths who spend time in the juvenile justice system receive the health care they need once they leave.
Apr 2, 2014 Press Release
Today, every Republican on the House Budget Committee placed themselves on record as being against Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
Today, every Republican on the House Budget Committee placed themselves on record as being against Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Former Northwestern QB Colter to visit author of Collegiate Student-Athlete Protection Act
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas confirmed that he will be one of the Representatives meeting Thursday with Kain Colter, former Northwestern University quarterback, and Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athletes Players Association, to discuss critical issues surrounding intercollegiate athletics and the protection of student-athletes.
Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Tomorrow, at a hearing to amend the Republican Budget plan, Cárdenas will offer an amendment creating the economic infrastructure to support H.R. 15, the House version of Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The bill, which has bipartisan support, would lower the deficit by more than $900 billion, while creating an additional 120,000 jobs each year.
Tomorrow, at a hearing to amend the Republican Budget plan, Cárdenas will offer an amendment creating the economic infrastructure to support H.R. 15, the House version of Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The bill, which has bipartisan support, would lower the deficit by more than $900 billion, while creating an additional 120,000 jobs each year.
Feb 28, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), co-author of the landmark Schiff-Cárdenas Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act of 2000 in California, today introduced two bills to reform the incarceration and confinement of juveniles in the United States.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), co-author of the landmark Schiff-Cárdenas Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act of 2000 in California, today introduced two bills to reform the incarceration and confinement of juveniles in the United States.

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