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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

Press Releases

Apr 19, 2013 Press Release
“Our schools should remain a place of learning and exploration”
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) this week sent a letter to Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, calling on the Senate to recognize the critical importance of juvenile mental health in preventing violence, including gun crime.
Apr 17, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today released a statement, following the introduction of the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act," in the United States Senate. The legislation provides comprehensive reform in the legal immigration system, ensures the security of our national borders and creates a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented workers currently in the United States.
Apr 16, 2013 Press Release
“I will remain vigilant against any effort to legalize farm worker mistreatment.”
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today issued a statement regarding the announcement of a deal on farm worker policies present in the comprehensive immigration reform legislation currently progressing through the U.S. Senate.
Apr 12, 2013 Press Release

Originally published April 11, 2013 - https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/293403-clock-is-ticking-for-congress-to-fix-our-economy

Clock is ticking for Congress to fix our economy
By Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.)

Mar 25, 2013 Press Release
Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced his inaugural piece of legislation in the United States House of Representatives. The bill, H.Res. 132, is a Congressional resolution honoring the life and activities of Cesár Chávez, the laborer and organizer who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States during the latter half of the 20th Century.
Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced his inaugural piece of legislation in the United States House of Representatives. ---
Mar 21, 2013 Press Release
“I came here to pass a budget that would help the American people… we failed at that task.”
Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), member of the House Committee on the Budget, released a statement following his vote against the Republican budget, authored by committee Chair Paul Ryan.
Mar 20, 2013 Press Release
Originally published on March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

POLITICO: The budget that kills the American dream
By: Rep. Tony Cárdenas

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release
Republicans vote overwhelmingly against amendment protecting largest middle-class deduction
During Wednesday’s hearing of the House Budget Committee, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced an amendment protecting the most important tax deduction for middle class Americans, the mortgage interest deduction. The Cárdenas amendment would have prevented any reduction in the mortgage interest deduction that working families can take on their income tax returns. Shockingly, the amendment was rejected along party lines, failing with 22 Republicans voting no.
Mar 13, 2013 Press Release
Congressman: “This budget makes it a priority to abandon the education of our future workforce”
Today in his opening statement at a House Budget Committee hearing on the 2014 “Paul Ryan” Republican budget, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) expressed his disappointment in the failure of the Republican budget proposal to invest in America’s future workforce.
Mar 12, 2013 Press Release
Congressman: Ryan budget makes "the death of the American Dream … the law of the land."
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, today commented on the Republican Budget plan for 2014, released by Budget committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.

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