Miguel A. Franco, Chief of Staff, The Honorable Tony Cárdenas, 29th District of California
Miguel Franco serves as Chief of Staff for Congressman Tony Cárdenas who represents California’s 29thDistrict and is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Miguel’s duties include representing the Congressman, being his liaison on and off Capitol Hill, and is responsible for executing the Congressman’s priorities in his Washington, D.C. and San Fernando Valley offices.
Miguel has worked for Congressman Cárdenas for more than twelve years. He was named Legislative Director when the Congressman was first elected to Congress. As Congressman Cárdenas’ Chief of Staff, he also handles policy matters dealing with labor, LGBTQ rights, and Native Americans. While working for the Los Angeles City Council, Miguel oversaw issues related to transportation and economic development, as well as the Port of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports.
Miguel graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a B.A. in Political Science. He and his husband, Bobby, have three children and live in Maryland.