Rep. Takano Wins Democracy Award for Exemplary Public Service

Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) received a Democracy Award, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF)'s distinctive honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and Members of Congress. Rep. Takano has been selected for his outstanding accomplishments in Innovation and Modernization, a category that recognizes offices employing unique or innovative methods in their constituent interactions, communications, or office operations.… Continue Reading


Rep. Takano Introduces Legislation to Hold Law Enforcement Officers Accountable for Attacks on the Free Press

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) introduced The Attacks on Free Press Transparency Act to create an electronic system within the Department of Justice (DOJ) for members of the press to report violent interactions with law enforcement. The bill addresses the blatant lack of information on law enforcement and their interactions with the press and will help ensure that if law enforcement agencies intentionally target members of the press to prevent them from reporting on the matter at hand, they will be held accountable for their actions.… Continue Reading


Rep. Takano Statement on House Passage of Updated Heroes Act

Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released this statement following the passage of the updated Heroes Act.… Continue Reading