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Congressman Tony Cardenas

Representing the 29th District of California

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May 22, 2013 Press Release
El Congresista E.U. Tony Cárdenas (D –Valle de San Fernando) emitió un comunicado, el miércoles por la mañana, tras la aprobación por el Comité Judicial del Senado, de la legislación inmigratoria integral que crearía una vía hacia la ciudadanía para millones de trabajadores indocumentados actualmente en los Estados Unidos.
May 20, 2013 Press Release
Featured on The Huffington Post, May 15, 2013 -- For many Latino families in my district, there is no more important issue than access to quality, affordable health care. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 30 percent of Latinos lack health insurance. This is the highest uninsured rate of any racial and ethnic group in the United States. Too many hardworking families are one hospital visit away from bankruptcy. This is why the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is so critical for working Latino families. It is also why Congress needs to focus on implementation of the ACA, not its elimination.
May 20, 2013 Spanish Releases

Sigamos adelante y pongamos en práctica la reforma del sistema de salud

May 8, 2013 Spanish Releases
Congresista Tony Cárdenas (D – Valle de San Fernando), comentó hoy sobre el proyecto de ley de trabajo agrícola presentada la semana pasada por el Congresista Bob Goodlatte (R-va.), Presidente del Comité Judicial de la Cámara.
May 6, 2013 Spanish Releases
Congresista Tony Cárdenas, Miembro de la Comisión del Presupuesto de la Casa, emitió hoy una declaración después de la adición de más de 170.000 empleos en Abril.
May 6, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, member of the House Committee on the Budget, today issued a statement following the addition of more than 170,000 American jobs in April.
Apr 29, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), today commented on the agricultural labor bill filed by U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
Apr 29, 2013 Spanish Releases
Esta semana el Congresista Tony Cárdenas (D – Valle de San Fernando) firmó como copatrocinador original de la Ley bipartidista a la accesibilidad de Ley de Salud Mental para veteranos, destinado a permitir que a los veteranos, mejor acceso a la atención de salud mental. En la actualidad, los veteranos enfrentan una ventana de cinco años en la que deben buscar tratamiento para enfermedades mentales antes de perder su estatus de prioridad más alto. Esta legislación eliminaría la ventana de cinco años y permitiría a los veteranos a buscar tratamiento para enfermedades mentales relacionada con el servicio, independientemente de cuándo se manifiestan sus condiciones.
Apr 29, 2013 Press Release
This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) signed on as an original co-sponsor to the bipartisan Veterans Mental Health Accessibility Act, which is intended to allow veterans better access to mental health care. Currently, veterans face a five-year window in which they must seek treatment for mental illnesses before losing their higher priority status. This legislation would eliminate the five-year window and allow veterans to seek treatment for service-connected mental illnesses, regardless of when their conditions manifest themselves.
Apr 24, 2013 Press Release
In the wake of several horrible incidents of violence by young people perpetrated throughout the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will hold a Congressional Forum THIS SATURDAY, to discuss community-based solutions for improving school safety in Los Angeles and nationwide.

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