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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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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.
Mar 12, 2013 Press Release
Valley Congressman has preparation resources available on official website
Following a 4.7-magnitude earthquake that shook the Southern California area Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released a statement from his Washington, DC office:
Mar 8, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, member of the House Committee on the Budget, today welcomed the addition of more than 230,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in February. The announcement Friday morning, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics also indicated that unemployment dropped to 7.7 percent, following the 36th consecutive month of private sector job growth under President Obama.
Mar 7, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today applauded President Obama signing into law the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA was reauthorized by the House and Senate earlier this month after a long battle regarding portions of the law that serve to protect the needs of Native Americans on tribal lands, LGBT Americans and immigrants.
Mar 4, 2013 Press Release
Cabinet posts will have direct impact on Cárdenas committees
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on the Budget and House Committee on Natural Resources, commented on announcements by President Barack Obama of his nominees for Secretary of Energy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Director of Office Management and Budget (OMB).
Feb 27, 2013 Press Release
Thousands could be harmed by “sequester” cuts scheduled to begin Friday
With only one legislative day remaining until “sequestration” budget cuts begin taking effect, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today called on the Congress to come together to stop the devastating cuts.
Jan 3, 2013 Press Release
113th Congress Freshmen Class on the steps of the United States Capitol Building.

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.