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Congressman Salud Carbajal

Representing the 24th District of California

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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.