Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement on the Senate health care bill:
“For weeks, Senate Republicans shut the public out of writing their healthcare repeal legislation, and if passed, American families will be shut out of affordable health care, too.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) honored Megan Pollon of San Luis Obispo and Kai Fisher of Santa Barbara for earning the Congressional Award Gold Medal. Megan and Kai received this award for their 400 hours of community service on the Central Coast, and for setting challenging goals for their own development and personal growth.
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.
Washington, DC – Congressman Salud Carbajal today announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) fully funded his first grant request, totaling $975,000 to Santa Barbara County.
Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, expressing deep concern over the President’s recent Executive Order to review 22 national monuments nationwide, including the Carrizo Plain on the Central Coast, and urging him to keep the current boundaries intact.
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), and Don Beyer (VA-08) will hold a press conference to announce The Gun Violence Restraining Order Act, a bill that encourages all states to empower families and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to prevent future tragedies due to gun violence. U.S.
Washington, DC – On the 3rd Anniversary of the tragic shooting in Isla Vista, California, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced The Gun Violence Restraining Order Act, a bill that encourages all states to empower families and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to prevent fut
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced H.R. 2586 the Reporting on Influence and Subversion by the Kremlin Act (RISK Act), which requires the Department of State to produce a comprehensive report on recent subversive measures by the Russian government.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement regarding his vote against passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Middle Class Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically (CHANCE) Act H.R. 2260, to increase the maximum award amount for Pell Grants and to restore year-round Pell Grant access.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - All of the representatives for local residents in Congress are members of the Democratic party. All have vowed to resist the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Rep. Salud Carbajal (D):
House passage of the GOP's American Health Care Act on Thursday drew criticism locally from major health care providers, though most said the best plan is to stay calm and see what happens.
Congressman Salud Carbajal introduced a bill to increase the maximum award amount for Pell Grants to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday.
The U.S. military's top Pacific chief was in the hot seat Wednesday at a House hearing and took the blame for apparent miscommunication over the USS Carl Vinson carrier's movements amid the rising tensions with North Korea.
Hundreds of people filled El Chorro Regional Park in San Luis Obispo Saturday to celebrate Earth Day.
It was the 27th Annual San Luis Obispo County Earth Day Fair. The event included March for Science activities, a green car show, eco-marketplace, and kid's zone.
- Firefighters who work for federal agencies including Vandenberg Air Force Base Fire Department do not have the same disability and workers compensation benefits as their colleagues in other state and local agencies.
On Tuesday, Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara) 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.
Congressmember Salud Carbajal, Mayor Helene Schneider, and a bevy of representatives from Santa Barbara housing, career, and social service organizations descended on Ortega Park Monday afternoon to join cities across the country in denouncing President Donald Trump’s “skinny budget” proposal to fully eliminate the $3 billion Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program in favor of more nat
Congressman Salud Carbajal addressed issues concerning health care, the federal government, veterans’ services, and even the not-so-popular Western Snowy Plover during a discussion Thursday with Lompoc residents and community leaders.