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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

Press Releases

May 24, 2016 Press Release
Following the House Committee on Appropriations Markup of the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, Rep. Cárdenas reinforced the inefficiency of spending billions of dollars to imprison youth while more effective programs that save tax payers dollars go unfunded.
May 17, 2016 Press Release
A member of the LGBT Equality Caucus Rep. Cárdenas’s video reinforces his commitment to defending those who are feeling isolated, unsafe, and targeted at a time when many federal, state and local leaders are advancing discriminatory policy proposals.
May 16, 2016 Press Release
The legislation includes detrimental changes to the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (Summer EBT) program, the school meals verification process, and nutrition standards that would cause too many children, especially low-income children and children of color, to lose access to vital programs and healthier meals.
May 2, 2016 Press Release
This year, we celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month by honoring the lives of those who left centuries-old legacies behind and brought to this nation talents that have shaped our culture.
May 2, 2016 Press Release
The AAPI community is a fast-growing racial group in America, and Congress has a responsibility to make sure that AAPI communities have the resources they need to continue to grow and to thrive.
Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
Cárdenas’ work on ensuring children are able to maintain their health coverage was highlighted by the Department of Health and Human Service’s announcement yesterday providing guidance to States on facilitating access to Medicaid for eligible individuals returning home from a correctional institution.
Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
During National Reentry Week, Rep. Cárdenas, joined by Senators Cory Booker and Chris Murphy, and Rep. Morgan Griffith, reintroduce a bill to ensure at-risk youth don’t lose Medicaid coverage.
Apr 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) delivered remarks at the Armenian National Committee of America’s Community Wide Armenian Genocide Rally for Justice. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
This is not about taking away a citizen’s second amendment right to bear arms. By changing the rules, we are setting a new standard for Congress to act rather than merely stand in silence.
Apr 12, 2016 Press Release
Congress must work together to ensure we close the pay gap so that we can increase spending by households and generate more economic growth.

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