dennis cardoza

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Senator Boxer offers new raft for underwater homeowners


Washington, DC / Bilingual Weekly

Despite all “feel-good” reports about a recovering economy, the San Joaquin Valley remains as Ground Zero for both unemployment and home foreclosures.

Thus a new U.S. Senate Bill seeks to help borrowers who continue to make their mortgage payments on time, but whose homes have lost value during the real estate crisis.  Continue reading

Congressman to move Stockton office in reaction to AZ Shooting


Dennis Cardoza

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Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The attempted murder of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in a “Your Corner” constituent appearance that resulted in the death of six people and Giffords seriously injured has caused some ripple effect in San Joaquin Valley Congress representatives. Continue reading

DREAM Act passes the House


Senate outlook less promising

Stockton Vigil for DREAM Act

Stockton CA / Bilingual Weekly

Congress narrowly passed the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010 —better known as the DREAM Act. Continue reading

New monies to fight domestic violence in the Valley


day in the life: lunch money

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Women’s Center of San Joaquin County has been awarded an organizational strength grant of $100,000 from the Women’s Foundation of California, as part of the Blue Shield of California’s “Strong Field Project.”
Also this week, Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-Atwater) announced a $675,000 grant for Stanislaus County to implement the Community-Defined Solutions to Violence Against Women Program. Continue reading

Cardoza: $600K for 18th District law enforcement


The City of Stockton and San Joaquin County are to receive $580,477 to enhance public safety through intervention and education of at-risk youth, as well as. prosecution of gang-related offenses and juvenile firearms crimes. Continue reading

Torres on the Mile


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Susan Eggman recognizing Mike Torres Sr.

Stockton, CA/Bilingual Weekly News    

On Sunday, September 19, 2010, Pacific Avenue’s Miracle Mile experienced a contingency of dignitaries, local powerhouses, musicians and celebratory Latino and Latinas in honor of 200 years of Mexican Independence, Mike Torres Sr’s 75th birthday and 40-year Mike Torres Band anniversary. (see below for link to photo album) Continue reading

Reps. Cardoza and Putnam Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Veterans and Their Families


WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congressman Dennis Cardoza introduced bipartisan legislation that would ensure each veteran returning to civilian life receives a CD for a personal computer that clearly explains the benefits to which they are entitled. Adam Putnam (R-Fla.) was the original co-sponsor of the bill. Continue reading

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