Floor Speeches

05.21.14

Rep. Mark Takano Expresses Disappointment in House Republicans Blocking of the ENLIST Act

On Wednesday, May 21, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to express his disappointment in House Republicans blocking the ENLI...

05.09.14

Rep. Mark Takano Asks How For-Profit Colleges are Serving Veterans

On Thursday, May 8, Rep. Mark Takano questioned the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities Vice-President Michael Dakduk about how for-profi...

05.09.14

Rep. Mark Takano Calls for Accountability and Transparency in Charter Schools

On Friday, May 9, Rep. Mark Takano took to the Floor of the House of Representatives to call for accountability and transparency in charter schools.

05.06.14

Rep. Mark Takano Recognizes Ms. Bigham on National Teacher Appreciation Day

"I remember when my teacher Ms. Bigham brought Congressman George Brown to my classroom. It was his talk that day that inspired me to enter public service. T...

05.01.14

Rep. Mark Takano Calls for an Increase to the Minimum Wage

On Wednesday, April 30, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to call for an increase to the minimum wage.

04.10.14

Rep. Mark Takano Calls the Ryan Budget "the World's Worst Vanity Project"

On Thursday, April 10, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to discuss the budget submitted by Rep. Paul Ryan, calling it "the ...

04.04.14

Rep. Mark Takano Pays Tribute to Marlan Bourns

On Friday, April 4, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House to pay tribute to local inventor and philanthropist Marlan Bourns.

04.04.14

Rep. Mark Takano Opposes Bill Repealing the Affordable Care Act

On Thursday, April 3, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House to oppose the House Republican's 52nd vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and to off...

04.02.14

Rep. Mark Takano Channels "How I Met Your Mother" on the Floor of the House

On Wednesday, April 2, Rep. Mark Takano channeled "How I Met Your Mother" to stage an intervention for Speaker Boehner and House Republicans.

03.26.14

Rep. Mark Takano Signs the Discharge Petition for Immigration Reform

On Wednesday, March 26, Rep. Mark Takano signed the discharge petition for the bipartisan immigration reform bill in the House. If 218 Members of the House s...

03.07.14

Rep. Mark Takano Calls for a Raise of the Minimum Wage

On Thursday, March 6, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to call for a raise of the minimum wage.

03.04.14

Rep. Mark Takano Honors Medal of Honor Recipients Salvador Lara and Jesus Duran

On Friday, February 28, Rep. Mark Takano honored Salvador Lara and Jesus Duran, two Inland Empire residents who were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor ...

02.05.14

Rep. Mark Takano's 2014 State of the District Speech

On Wednesday, February 5, Representative Mark Takano gave his 2014 State of the District speech.

02.04.14

Rep. Mark Takano Speaks in Support of the GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act

On Monday, January 3, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to speak in support of H.R. 357, the GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act.

01.14.14

Rep. Mark Takano Calls for the Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to call for the extension of unemployment benefits for the l...

12.17.13

Rep. Takano Remembers Justice John Gabbert on the House Floor

On Thursday, December 12, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to pay tribute to Justice John Gabbert.

12.12.13

Rep. Mark Takano's Office Delivers Petitions to Speaker Boehner

On Thursday, December 12, the office of Representative Mark Takano delivered a petition to Speaker of the House John Boehner, containing over 101000 signatu...

12.04.13

Rep. Mark Takano Shares Local Resident's Experience with Obamacare

On Wednesday, December 4, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to share local resident Dennis Denbo's experience with Obamacare.

12.04.13

Rep. Mark Takano Speaks on the Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act

On Monday, December 2, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to express support for the Space Launch Liability Indemnification E...

11.20.13

Rep. Mark Takano Touts the Benefits of Obamacare

On Wednesday, November 20, Rep. Mark Takano took to the floor of the House of Representatives to tout the benefits of Obamacare.
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