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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced legislation allowing equal access to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) HUBZone program. The HUBZone Equity Act will insure access for all American small business owners who pay taxes. While most SBA programs are accessible to business owners including permanent residents, HUBZones have been excluded.
Jul 2, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today announced the publication of his newly-created Small Business Resource Guide, which gives information regarding federal agencies that assist small business and entrepreneurial development, business regulations, financing, government contracting, minority-owned businesses, export assistance and overseas investment. It also provides information on creating proposals for sales to the federal government.
Jun 26, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service facility in Van Nuys after actress Marilyn Monroe, who attended nearby Van Nuys High School in the 1940s.
Jun 24, 2014 Press Release
Today, U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Miami) introduced The New American Success (NAS) Act, which would help speed the integration of new Americans into society, ensuring each immigrant has access to programs that will help them learn or improve their English skills, civics education and other initiatives to help assist them in quickly adapting to their new nation while they participate in naturalization.
Jun 23, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas offered an amendment Monday that could have potentially put thousands of long-term unemployed American workers back to work. The amendment was to be added to H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure (NAEI) Act.
Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
Continuing a commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today introduced the Computer Science Career Education Act. The legislation is the House companion of a bill introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Jun 18, 2014 Press Release
This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) sent a letter to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Dr. John Deasey, asking LAUSD to join in his efforts to fully educate Valley residents on potential student loan repayment savings.
Jun 5, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today welcomed the official process announcement by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), of deferred action for undocumented workers who were brought to this nation as children. This policy, announced by the Department of Homeland Security in 2012, allows two years of deferred prosecution and deportation for violating immigration laws, as well as authorizing the immigrant in question to work in the United States.
Jun 5, 2014 Spanish Releases
El Representante de EE.UU. Tony Cárdenas hoy acogió el anuncio del proceso oficial del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS, por sus siglas en inglés) de acción diferida para trabajadores indocumentados que fueron traídos a este país de niños. Esta política, anunciada por el Departamento de Seguridad Interna (DHS) en 2012, concede dos años de aplazamiento de acusación y deportación por infracciones sobre leyes de inmigración, y permite que el inmigrante en cuestión trabaje en los Estados Unidos.
May 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi, Texas) introduced the “Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act,” legislation to protect American companies from abusive litigation at the hands of patent trolls.