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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

“Mr. President, we will see you in Court.” 

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

John Dingell, the longest-serving Congressman ever, was THE senior Congressman when I was a freshman. He would sit in the same seat, in the same row, right there on the aisle. Now, that man built the committee I currently serve on, the Energy & Commerce Committee, and very often I would sit with him and ask his advice as he sat in that chair.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

Last year, the humanitarian crisis of family separation shocked Americans across the country. Today, Republicans want to focus on how inconvenient it is to reunite these families. But we cannot talk about children in the same way we talk about returning sweaters to a lost and found – these are human beings who will live with this trauma for the rest of their lives.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) introduced the National Evaluation of Techniques for Making Energy Technologies More Effective and Resilient (NET METER) Act to create a national study on net metering to guide states interested in developing effective net metering programs.

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Cárdenas on Texas v. United States and Republican attacks on Americans' healthcare

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

I have learned today that Facebook has been paying Americans to download a research app to let the company obtain the user’s phone and web activity since 2016. They have taken the app off iOS platforms since this news broke, but it still remains on Android platforms. 

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

Today, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Lilly Ledbetter fought for fair wages after she learned she was paid much less than the men at her workplace for doing the same job.

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

Forty-six years ago this week, the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution defends a woman’s right to choose. We recognize this date across the Valley and across America because it’s important to show the world that every woman has the right to make her own health decisions in consultation with her doctor, and without the interference of politicians or employers.

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

Congratulations to Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard on her historic appointment to the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents. She has been a lifelong public servant and one of the most effective legislators in Congress today. I know she will do a great job representing all the interests that the Smithsonian is responsible for representing.