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Tony Cardenas

Young People of Color Are Assets We Need to Invest In

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Janet Murguía

Why does it take another senseless death, and the rage and unrest that ensues, for our nation to pay attention to the problems faced by low-income communities and the young men and women of color who live in these areas?

Tony Cardenas Wins Another Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) was re-elected to another term representing California's 29th District on Tuesday, defeating Republican William Leader. ...

Elise Foley

Democrat: Latinos Are Frustrated With Obama, But 'Pissed' At GOP | Elise Foley | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Frustration with President Barack Obama for delaying executive action on immigration doesn't overshadow Latinos' anger at Republicans fo...

Sorry Texas, Sriracha Will Stay In California

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, May 12 (Reuters) - The maker of the popular Sriracha hot pepper sauce does not intend to move his factory...

This Congressman Has A Plan To Save Sriracha

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

A California congressman says the manufacturer of Sriracha should relocate to his district rather than leaving the state altogether. Huy Fong Food...

Arthur Delaney

Democrat Teams Up With Tea Party Republican On Bill To Help The Unemployed | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tea party Republican and a Los Angeles Democrat are teaming up on legislation that would help unemployed people move to find work. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Quiet Time Caucus Offers A Break From The Chaos Of Capitol Hill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, on Capitol Hill, and hundreds of aides are swarming the halls of the Rayburn House Office Building. Some are...

Hispanics Looking For November Gains In U.S. House

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.26.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Jose Hernandez worked in farm fields with his Mexican-immigrant parents before becoming an astronaut. Iraq War veteran Julius Melendez i...

The Vote Is In: Will $250 Truancy Tickets Stay?

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Posted 02.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton. Los Angeles students who are truant from school would not face a monetary fine unti...

Should Students Pay $250 For Being Late To Class?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Should students have to pay $250 for being late to class? How 'bout $800? The LA City Council Public Safety Committee thinks not and voted Monday i...

LIVEBLOG: Public Hearing On Potential New NFL Stadium | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

Live Blog: Farmers Field Hearing...

LA Councilmen Fined For Taking Free Tickets To Emmys, Oscars & BET Awards

AP | Posted 06.08.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Four City Council members agreed to pay $13,300 in fines for improperly accepting free tickets to Hollywood shows and dinners, includin...

New 'Democracy Class' Brings Civics Education to High Schools Nationwide

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

As schools start this fall, Rock the Vote wants every student to have a new favorite subject - Democracy Class. The free and non-partisan class taught...

Lock Em' up and Throw Away the Key

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

We cannot accept the fact that for the first time in the history of the United States more than one in every 100 adults is locked up in jail or prison.