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Oct 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement on President Trump's decision to host the 2020 G7 at his Doral International Resort in Miami: 

Oct 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced a bicameral resolution designating October 2019 as “National Youth Justice Action Month”. This resolution aims to shine a light on the broken juvenile justice model that prioritizes incarceration over rehabilitation and support.

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release
The bills rename two post office buildings located in Van Nuys and Pacoima after Monroe and Valens

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) to rename two post offices after the legendary musicians Marilyn Monroe and Ritchie Valens.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release
Directs HRSA to develop oral health literacy campaign targeted towards vulnerable communities

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) introduced the Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2019 which directs the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop an oral health literacy strategy to reach underserved communities.

Oct 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Katie Hill (CA-25), and Brad Sherman (CA-30) sent a letter to President Donald Trump and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Peter Gaynor, urging the administration to make the necessary preparations to declare a disaster declaration should California Governor Gavin Newsom request it.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
3,000 people die of foodborne diseases each year

WASHINGTON, DC –Yesterday, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced the Farm to Table Safety Act which expands food-safety education initiatives to include training farmworkers on how to identify sources of food contamination and how to decrease bacterial contamination of food.

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) releases the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House would begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump:

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the Trump administration will revoke California's power to implement more stringent limits on vehicle carbon pollution than the federal government. This comes as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to roll back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and dozens of environmental regulations.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) will be joined by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) in introducing a commemorative resolution in the U.S. House and Senate recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Cárdenas’ resolution, H. Res. 561 is supported by over 120 members of Congress who signed on as original cosponsors.

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expressing concern about increases in the agency’s painful animal testing and seeking more information about the controversial practice.