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  • Carbajal, Fitzpatrick, Deutch and Beyer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    Tomorrow, one year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Reps. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Don Beyer (VA-08) will introduce the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition a judge to temporarily remove firearms from an individual in crisis. Through establishing a new grant program, the bill would help ensure that law enforcement or family ... Read more

  • Carbajal Reintroduces the Corporate Political Disclosure Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), reintroduced the Corporate Political Disclosure Act of 2019, H.R. 1053. This legislation requires publicly traded corporations to disclose political expenditures through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to their shareholders and the general public. Bill Ostrander, Director of Citizen’s Congress, co-authored the bill. “Shareholders deserve to know exactly where their money is going when they choose to invest in a company,” said Carbajal. “For... Read more

  • Carbajal Requests Update from Nuclear Regulatory Commission on PG&E Bankruptcy
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) requested additional information from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding funding available for oversight and safe decommissioning of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Powerplant after the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), California’s largest utility company, filed for bankruptcy. Carbajal sought additional assurance from the NRC that the utility company’s financial circumstances would not impact their compliance with decommissioning funding assur... Read more

  • Carbajal Introduces the California Clean Coast Act on Oil Spill 50th Anniversary
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced the reintroduction of his first piece of legislation in Congress, H.R. 279, the California Clean Coast Act of 2019. The California Clean Coast Act permanently bans future offshore oil and gas leasing in areas of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off the coast of California. The announcement coincides with 50th the anniversary of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill, in which 100,000 barrels of crude oil were spilled into the waters off California's Centr... Read more

  • Carbajal Elected Vice Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) was elected unanimously to serve as Vice Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 116th Congress, a leadership position reserved for an active member of the Committee who has been in Congress for less than five years. “The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has a long history of working in a bipartisan way to get things done for the American people, and as Vice Chair, Rep. Carbajal is ready to help continue that legacy,” sa... Read more

  • Carbajal to Serve on House Transportation and Agriculture Committees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Carbajal (CA-24) announced his appointment to the influential House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, one of the largest committees in Congress, as well as to the House Agriculture Committee. Carbajal will also continue to serve on the House Armed Services Committee. “It’s an honor to serve on the Transportation and Agriculture Committees to address the many issues affecting Central Coast families each day,” said Rep. Carbajal. “Agriculture is an economic driver in ... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Withholds Own Pay as Thousands of Federal Workers Miss Paycheck
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Jobs and Economic Development

    Today, as thousands of federal workers did not receive paychecks due to the government shutdown, Congressman Carbajal requested the Chief Administrative Officer of the House withhold his pay until the government is fully reopened. “I’m standing in solidary with federal workers on the Central Coast and across the country who are struggling to pay their bills this month and whose families are hurting due to this irresponsible shutdown. If they’re not getting paid, neither am I,” said Carbajal. “Th... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Statement on Partial Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Voting and Civil Rights

    Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement ahead of a possible partial government shutdown tonight at midnight: “Earlier this week, the Senate passed a bipartisan spending bill, following an agreement with President Trump, which funded the government through February. Instead of bringing the Senate’s clean spending bill to a vote, lame duck House Republicans conspired with the President to add $5.7 billion in wasteful spending for an ineffective border wall lea... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Statement on Farm Bill Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    After listening to and meeting with many members of our agricultural community, I know the importance of a strong Farm Bill that supports our Central Coast agriculture and maintains important nutrition programs for our most vulnerable residents. This bipartisan bill is in the best interest of Central Coast farmers and our food insecure neighbors who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to put food on the table and keep their families healthy. Today’s Farm Bill also mainta... Read more

  • Carbajal Announces Long Sought-After Federal Pay Increase for SLO County
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that federal employees in San Luis Obispo County have received a locality pay increase, earning salaries comparable to Los Angeles County workers. In 2018, this represented a 13.1% overall pay increase. In August, Carbajal wrote to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Pon expressing concerns over the pay disparity between federal employees in SLO County versus Santa Barbara and Kern Counties, and requesting that OPM reconcile this pay dif... Read more

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