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.
First Grant Request in Congress Brings Significant Resources to Santa Barbara County’s Veteran Assistance Program
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.
On Isla Vista Shooting Anniversary, Acts to Protect Our Communities
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
Requires State Department Report on Russian Interference
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:
CHANCE Act To Increase Pell Grant Award Amount and Restore Year-Round Pell Grants
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.