Congressman Mark Takano

Representing the 41st District of California

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Jul 23, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Mark Takano announced that he would participate in the “Live the Wage” challenge by living for one week, starting tomorrow, July 24, on just $77 – which is the amount left over for average full time minimum wage workers after taxes and housing expenses.
Jul 23, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Mark Takano introduced the Social Security and Medicare Parity Act, which would close several loopholes in the Social Security Act and guarantee that all married couples, traditional and same-sex, receive the Social Security and Medicare spouse and survivor benefits that they have earned.
Jul 21, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Mark Takano released the following statement after President Obama signed an executive order that bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity for federal contractors.
Jul 17, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) took to the floor of the House of Representatives to speak on the humanitarian crisis at our border.
Jul 16, 2014 Press Release
Washington, DC –Earlier today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) introduced the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act, which would ensure that teachers receive the training they need to properly recognize signs of sexual abuse in children. The Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act is the companion to the Senate version, which was introduced by Sen.

In The News

Jul 12, 2013 In The News
Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., was one of many Democrats who decried the "hijinks" by Republicans to bring the bill to the floor so quickly…
Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Rep. Mark Takano, a former high school teacher, took a red pen to a letter about immigration reform some of his Republican colleagues were circulating
Jul 11, 2013 In The News
You can take the teacher out of the classroom — even send him to Congress — but you can't take the classroom out of the teacher. Or take away his red pencil.
Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Rep. Mark Takano spent time this week dealing with letters about immigration reform. But they weren’t from his constituents…
Jul 11, 2013 In The News
A Democratic congressman from California who spent 23 years teaching British literature decided to go old school on Republican lawmakers who oppose the comprehensive immigration reform bill

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