In this short video, Tony Cardenas recalls some of the meaningful moments he got to share with the civil rights leader who died on July 17, 2020.Continue reading “Paying Respects to a Civil Rights Hero”
In May the House passed, The Heroes Act, a comprehensive coronavirus response bill aimed to meet the challenges the pandemic has caused our nation. Two months later, instead of being put to action to serve the American people, the Heroes Act is stuck in the Senate. Due to the internal discord happening within the Senate, several components of the final deal may not get resolved for days or weeks.Continue reading “What’s Really Going On? An Update on the 2020 Heroes Act”
Continue reading “Tony Cárdenas calls on House Democrats to address a glaring lack of diversity in positions on Capitol Hill.”
“As we work to dismantle systemic racism throughout the United States, it is time for us to be bold, break our habits, and correct our flaws as a legislative body and a caucus. “Tony Cárdenas
It’s a well-known fact that Tony Cárdenas supports animal rights. And animals are surely voiceless. But who are the voiceless humans in our society? They are those who are most often let down by a system that promised to protect their rights and consistently falls short. We can all be a voice for the voiceless. We can speak up, ensure justice, and make a difference.Continue reading “Tony Cárdenas urges us all to Vote for the Voicless! Exercise your right to vote 2020”
Last year the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, condemned the conditions of detention in which refugees and migrants were being held. “Utterly appalling” and “inhumane,” were the terms used. The Trump administration maintained it had improved conditions by increasing the presence of medical providers in the detention centers.Continue reading “Tony Cardenas says Human Rights Violations in the United States must STOP.”
Now that the US is starting to reopen across the country, state governments and local health officials are instituting measures to help keep us safe. One of the ways we can all help slow the risk of coronavirus spread is to wear a face mask.Continue reading “A Covid19 Safety reminder from Tony Cardenas”
Todo el mundo está hablando de la brutalidad policial en los Estados Unidos. El Valle está lejos de ser inmune a las tensas relaciones entre la policía y las comunidades negras y marrones. Tony Cárdenas habla como el hijo de inmigrantes y como un servidor público que se considera un hombre de color.Continue reading “Tony Cárdenas sobre Justicia racial e igualdad en Los Ángeles”
“Black and brown people are being hurt the most by the coronavirus pandemic. I am proud that members on both sides of the aisle are putting politics aside to support our most vulnerable and speak out on behalf of those who are often left behind,” Tony CardenasThis week’s article in THE HILL explains why Tony Cardenas has asked for increased funding for a series of programs and initiatives that have been shown to improve outcomes for underserved communities. Read the full article here.
Tony Cardenas believes there’s an important provision Congress must consider regarding PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) Loans.
The state of California has received the largest amount of dollars of PPP at $33 billion, approved for over 112,000 loans, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. But based the intel he has received, small minority owned and women owned businesses aren’t getting the funds they deserve.Continue reading “Tony Cardenas wants to make sure all businesses get the funds they need to survive Covid19”