Reps. Carbajal, Gallego Introduce Bill Allowing DACA Recipients to Join the Military

| Posted in Press Releases

Last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) introduced the “Fight for the American Dream Act,” legislation that creates a pathway for participants of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program to join and serve in the United States military. “When my parents brought me to this country as a young child, I was granted the opportunity to get a good…

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough Joins Rep. Carbajal for Tours of Central Coast Veterans Center, VA Clinic

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, U.S. Secretary for Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough joined U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal for tours of the Santa Barbara Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic and the San Luis Obispo Veterans Center as well as meetings with Central Coast veterans. Secretary McDonough and Congressman Carbajal met with local veterans and veterans advocacy groups to share more information on the Honoring our…

Congress Passes Carbajal-Backed Bill to Boost Domestic Baby Formula Production

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Health

Yesterday, Congress passed the Bulk Infant Formula to Retail Shelves Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Salud Carbajal aimed at boosting domestic baby formula production and getting more product on shelves amid the continued shortage across the United States. The House unanimously approved the legislation Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the bill passed the…

Salud Carbajal Attends White House Hunger Conference

| Posted in Press Releases
Salud Carbajal and Tom Vilsack

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal attended the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to represent the needs of California’s Central Coast and lend the viewpoints of his constituents to the day-long summit aimed at developing a new national strategy to combat food insecurity. “It was my privilege today to join food and nutrition experts and stakeholders from around the…

El Congresista Salud Carbajal Acudió a la Conferencia Sobre el Hambre en la Casa Blanca

| Posted in Press Releases
Salud Carbajal and Tom Vilsack

El día de hoy, el Congresista Salud Carbajal asistió a la Conferencia sobre el Hambre, la Nutrición y la Salud en la Casa Blanca para representar las necesidades de la Costa Central de California y contribuir a las perspectivas de nuestras  comunidades. El congresista Carbajal escuchó y participó en discusiones para diseñar una nueva estrategia nacional que lucha contra el hambre y…

Congressman Carbajal, Supervisor Gibson Highlight $5.6 Million in Public Safety Upgrades Slated for San Luis Obispo County on ‘Central Coast Community Project Victory Tour’

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal joined San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson to highlight the improvements to public safety in the Central Coast that will be made with a $5,600,000 investment secured by Carbajal in the 2022 federal funding bill signed into law earlier this year. The new investment will help the County upgrade its communications systems used in public safety,…

House Passes Carbajal-Backed Bills to Support Central Coast Law Enforcement, Reduce Gun Crime, and Improve Public Safety

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to advance a collection of bills that improve federal support for local law enforcement and other first responders, create new grant programs to help curb gun crime and solve gun crimes, and improve public safety on the Central Coast. The House passed the Invest to Protect Act, a bill…

Rep. Carbajal, Bipartisan House Vote to Protect Future Elections, Clarify Language Exploited by 2020 Election Deniers

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to advance legislation designed to reform and strengthen the presidential election process and protect future elections from exploitation and false attacks. The Presidential Election Reform Act clarifies the processes, authorities, and roles played by state and federal elected…

Rep. Salud Carbajal Releases Reports Showing the Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Health Care Costs for Local Families

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Health

Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal released a new report detailing how Central Coast families will soon see more affordable prescription drugs for Medicare recipients and lower health insurance premiums made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act. The report highlights how the new law signed last month will save Central Coast seniors more than $30 million on their prescription drug costs, avert…

Rep. Carbajal Statement on Passage of Bill to Enable Extension of Diablo Canyon Lifespan

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement after the California legislature passed a measure that would provide financial support to extend the lifespan of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant by five years: “One only needs to step outside this week to be reminded of the critical need for California to be equipped to handle the increasing impacts of the climate crisis,…

Stay Connected

Use the form below to sign up for my newsletter and get the latest news and updates directly to your inbox.

Office Locations