Rep. Dennis Cardoza announces retirement

Representative Dennis Cardoza (D-18) announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012.

He will continue to serve the 18th congressional district for the remainder of the term. Cardoza has represented California’s central valley for over 20 years.

“Reflecting on our successes, I am most proud of our work to build community centers, new schools, roads and water infrastructure in both the Valley and throughout California,” said Cardoza.

For more information please see Cardoza’s statement to the press.