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Congressman Salud Carbajal

Representing the 24th District of California


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August 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) wrote to President Donald Trump, urging him to approve and publish the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR) without any redactions or changes. The evidence within the report is critical to furthering the scientific community’s understanding of the causes and effects of climate change.

August 10, 2017 Press Release

Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined over 60 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson rebuking President Trump’s inflammatory and improvised statements regarding U.S.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) led a group of 19 colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, urging him to maintain the boundaries and designations of California’s four National Marine Sanctuaries: the Channel Islands, Monterey Bay

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced today that his request to fully fund the Operation Stonegarden program was included in the Department of Homeland Security Authorization Bill.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal and U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), led 19 colleagues in a bicameral letter urging U.S.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced his co-sponsorship of the Marketplace Certainty Act H.R. 3258, legislation to permanently fund and expand access to Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) subsidies.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), member of the House Armed Services Committee, successfully included multiple amendments to the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that UC Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) Earth Research Institute has been awarded a $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) program grant to evaluate urban wildfire patterns and resilience strategies.


In The News

June 27, 2017 In The News

It’s been a long road for a man who grew up as the son of a farmworker in Ventura County to become a Santa Barbara County Supervisor, and now, a member of Congress.

Making the jump from local to national politics is always a big one, but there’s no question it’s been a particularly different one for Democrat Salud Carbajal.

May 17, 2017 In The News

After reports emerged that former FBI Director James Comey said President Trump had asked him to shut down an FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, KQED collected statements made by California’s members of Congress reacting to the news.

May 14, 2017 In The News

Valle Verde Retirement Community in Santa Barbara was the site recently of an interactive town hall with Rep. Salud Carbajal,  who provided an overview of the current state of affairs in Washington.

His talk was followed by questions from some 90 residents and Valle Verde team members.

May 9, 2017 In The News

Students concerned with the costs of higher education are encouraged to join Congressman Salud Carbajal at Cal Poly on Wednesday for a roundtable discussion on college affordability.

The free discussion will be held in conference room 212A from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

May 6, 2017 In The News

After the House voted Thursday to narrowly approve a Republican-drafted bill that would eliminate many of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, KQED collected statements made by California’s members of Congress explaining why they voted the way they did.

May 4, 2017 In The News

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.


Their reactions:


Rep. Salud Carbajal (D):


May 4, 2017 In The News

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.

May 3, 2017 In The News

Congressman Salud Carbajal introduced a bill to increase the maximum award amount for Pell Grants to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday.

May 3, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s April 28 executive order seeking new offshore oil and gas drilling leases in the Outer Continental Shelf omitted waters in the Pacific region—at least, for now.

April 26, 2017 In The News

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.



Photo Galleries

January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.