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Santa Barbara – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) will receive $4.4 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, which provides funding to breakthrough technologies that have the potential to develop into new industries.
Congressman Salud Carbajal introduced a bill to increase the maximum award amount for Pell Grants to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday.
As of now, the maximum award amount the federal college grant offers is $5,920. Carbajal’s bill, named the Middle Class Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically (C.H.A.N.C.E.) Act, aims to increase the maximum to $9,650.
Atascadero, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) visited the Santos Arrona Head Start Center to interact and read with the children in the program. Head Start is a comprehensive childhood development program that focuses on increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. Carbajal was joined by Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO) CEO, Biz Steinberg. CAPSLO operates the Atascadero Head Start program.
President Donald Trump spoke at the joint session of Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, discussing his first weeks as president and moving forward as a united nation.
Izeah Garcia, a fourth-year history of public policy major, was at the heart of it all.
Congressman Salud Carbajal invited Garcia to the session due to Garcia’s work for the Democratic Party and student issues at a state and national level.