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Congressman Salud Carbajal

Representing the 24th District of California

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

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June 21, 2017 Press Release

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. 

June 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

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.

June 5, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

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

May 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

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:

 

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May 2, 2017 Press Release

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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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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April 26, 2017 In The News

The Pentagon’s top commander in the Pacific accepted full responsibility on Wednesday for a bewildering chain of events this month that mistakenly left the impression that the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson was rushing to confront an increasingly belligerent 

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.

 

April 22, 2017 In The News

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.

 

April 20, 2017 In The News

- 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.

 

April 20, 2017 In The News

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.

April 20, 2017 In The News

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

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April 20, 2017 In The News

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.

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