Press Releases

November 20, 2020

Cárdenas Applauds House Passage of National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R.8294), which expands registered apprenticeships and invests in America's workforce. The bill includes the Expanding Opportunity through Pre-Apprenticeships Act, which was introduced as an amendment by Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) in September. The Cárdenas amendment changes "an apprentice" to "a program participant" for a potential member of the national advisory committee on …  Continue Reading

November 17, 2020

Cárdenas Applauds House Passage of Pandemic Effects on Home Safety and Tourism Act

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives passed the Pandemic Effects on Home Safety and Tourism Act, a bill introduced by Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) in August. This bill would require the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. The Senate companion was introduced by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). "American families are facing a variety of stresses during this pande…  Continue Reading

November 16, 2020

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Endorses Cárdenas for DCCC Chair

?- Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus endorsed Congressman Tony Cárdenas' (CA-29) candidacy for Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in a letter to the Democratic Caucus. "Tony Cárdenas has demonstrated the vision, commitment, and record that will be needed to win in the next cycle. He is committed to the idea that however much success is achieved we should never settle but instead continually strive to raise that bar higher, " Members wrot…  Continue Reading

In The News

August 19, 2015

Lawmakers ask gov't to prevent Trump from putting name on Washington hotel

Two Democratic lawmakers have asked the U.S. government to prohibit Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from displaying his name on the facade of his new hotel in Washington after his "insulting" comments about Latinos and women. The request was made by Congressmen Ruben Gallego and Tony Cardenas in a letter dated Aug. 13 sent to the Department of the Interior and the General Services Administration and published on Wednesday by several media outlets. "Trump's recent and repeate…  Continue Reading

August 12, 2015

New adult wellness center opens in city of San Fernando

Hoping to serve more people with medical needs, Northeast Valley Health Corp. formally dedicated its $5 million adult wellness center Wednesday in the City of San Fernando, near the agency's first health clinic. The 10,000-square-foot facility is the third one to be built on the San Fernando Health Center campus, where an additional 2,500 adults will be seen. Fifteen exam rooms were added for adult care and women's health, which is expected to generate 7,480 visits a year. The three buildings…  Continue Reading

August 10, 2015

New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House

by Lauren French In the hierarchy of the House, moderate Democrats — a minority in a party already deep in the minority — should be totally powerless. But a group of pro-business Democrats, who allied with President Barack Obama and Republicans to pass landmark trade legislation, are angling to cut more deals with the GOP and White House as a way to assert themselves — and force the Democratic Caucus to the center. Led by Rep. Ron Kind of Wisconsin, the New Democrat …  Continue Reading


July 28, 2020

We need a Latino museum at the Smithsonian after American history erased us for centuries

We need a Latino museum at the Smithsonian after American history erased us for centuries By Rep. Tony Cárdenas, representing California's 29th Congressional district Since the founding of our great nation, Latinos have been largely invisible and many Latinos, like the Revolutionary War era governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, whose assistance helped America win the conflict, to Civil War naval hero David Farragut - who is famous for the battle cry "Damn the torpe…  Continue Reading

June 29, 2016

LA Daily News: A Dodgers fan in Congress pitches a solution to the TV crisis

What will it take for Angelenos to be able to watch Dodgers baseball again? Last month, the Federal Communications Commission approved the merger between Charter, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House. Unfortunately the merger does not strike at the heart of an important issue for Dodgers fans — they still are unable to watch the Dodgers on TV. Around this time last year, Dodgers fans missed the team’s opening-day, 15-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. Now with the merger approved by both …  Continue Reading

June 23, 2016

Univision: Lo que DACA y DAPA realmente significan para la economia de EEUU

No es un problema mexicano. Ni siquiera es un problema hispano. Es un problema estadounidense, e impacta cada aspecto de nuestras comunidades, nuestra infraestructura y nuestro tejido económico. El destino de millones de familias se afecta con la decisión del Tribunal Supremo en el caso de Estados Unidos v . Texas. El resultado de este caso tiene un gran impacto, más allá de las vidas de los inmigrantes. La corte no levanta las restricciones ordenadas por el tribunal de Texas la ampliación de…  Continue Reading


October 21, 2020

Veterans History Project | Richard Reyes

September 07, 2020

CA-29 Veterans History Project | Joe Sapien

August 04, 2020

Univision Al Putno CA

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