Carbajal Testifies on Health Benefit Disparity for Federal Firefighters in Committee Hearing

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This afternoon, Congressman Salud Carbajal testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protection in support of his bill, the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act. This bipartisan bill ensures federal firefighters receive the same access to job-related disability and retirement benefits as state, county, and municipal firefighters. In order to receive disability benefits ...

Carbajal Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, challenging Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Rep. Carbajal, a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, joined his colleagues and public advocates in front of the U.S. Supreme Court this morning. Download Video Here (...

House Passes Landmark Bill to Cut Costs for Working Families

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Washington, D.C. – This evening, Rep. Carbajal voted to pass H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, which will cut down on the cost of living for working families on the Central Coast and across the country while also making long overdue investments to address climate change. “The Build Back Better Act is a huge win for Central Coast families burdened by the high cost of health care, child care, an...

Carbajal Attends Infrastructure Bill Signing Ceremony at White House

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Carbajal traveled to the White House to witness the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act be signed into law. The bill represents a once-in-a-generation investment that will create good-paying jobs rebuilding America’s infrastructure, help tackle the climate crisis, and position the United States to compete in a 21st century economy. The bill is the largest f...

Carbajal, Commerce Announce Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary Moves to Designation Phase

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal and the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary (CHNMS) off the Central Coast of California will advance to the designation phase. This announcement marks the start of a public process to safeguard the marine resources along 140 miles of California’s coastline from oil drilling and recognize those w...

Carbajal Votes for Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Set to Become Law

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Carbajal voted to pass H.R. 3684, the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bill represents a once-in-a-generation investment that will create good-paying jobs rebuilding America’s infrastructure, help tackle the climate crisis, and position the United States to compete in a 21st century economy. The bill is the largest federal investment in p...

Carbajal Announces California Gained Over 47,000 Jobs in September

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Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal announced California gained more than 47,000 jobs in September and 812,000 total jobs this year, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Carbajal helped support local businesses and create jobs by passing the American Rescue Plan and continues working to propel our economy forward by advocating for the passage of two transforma...

Carbajal, Gonzales Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Childcare for Military Families

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Today, Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-CA) and Tony Gonzales (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Childcare Expansion for Military Families Act to improve and increase childcare services for military families. On a recent visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base, Rep. Carbajal asked about limitations in access to childcare on the base and learned that additional resources would help expand...

Carbajal, Armed Services Committee Chairman Smith Visit Vandenberg Space Force Base

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Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, October 16, Congressman Salud Carbajal and Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith, visited Vandenberg Space Force Base to discuss the base’s pivotal role in advancing our nation’s military, civil, and commercial space capabilities. Rep. Carbajal and Chairman Smith Tour Space Launch Complex 6 site and receive briefing on VSFB commercial launc...

Bipartisan Defense Bill Passes House, Includes Central Coast Heritage Protection Act and Other Priorities

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Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Carbajal voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2022 Fiscal Year. The bill passed the House on a bipartisan basis, by a vote of 316-113. The sweeping measure includes several of Rep. Carbajal’s proposals to address Central Coast priorities and meet our national security needs, including Rep. Carbajal’s bill to protect over 250...

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