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  • Carbajal Opposes Harmful GOP Tax Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) voted against the harmful, Republican tax bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives. The bill explodes our national debt by $1.7 trillion, fails to simplify the tax code, and increases taxes on 36 million middle-class families. Watch Carbajal’s speech from the House Floor earlier today opposing the tax plan here or read his full remarks as drafted below: “Mr. Speaker, The tax bill put forth today by congressional Republicans is a gift to the wealth... Read more

  • Carbajal Secures Funding for Cal Poly Engineering Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    San Luis Obispo, CA – Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), member of the House Armed Services Committee, secured $5 million in funding authorization for the Air Force Research Lab Education Partnership Agreement, which helps support Cal Poly’s Aerospace Engineering facilities. Funding for the program passed in the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The funding supplements engineering programs on Cal Poly’s campus, including the High-Performance Computing Lab and the Electrical and Mi... Read more

  • Carbajal and Smucker Introduce Bipartisan Home for the Brave Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and Military Families

    Santa Barbara – Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Representative Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) introduced the bipartisan Home for the Brave Act of 2017. H.R. 4322 would exempt disability benefits from counting toward total income when determining eligibility for housing assistance programs through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). “It is wrong to deny veterans access to housing assistance programs for benefits they receive for service-related injury or illness,” said ... Read more

  • Carbajal Joins 16 Veteran Member Statement on Dangers of Ground Invasion in North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Marine Corps veteran Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA), issued a bipartisan joint statement with fellow veterans Rep. Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), John Conyers (D-MI), Rep. DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Brown (D-MD), Rep. Rush (D-IL), Rep. Jones (R-NC), Rep. Panetta (D-CA), Rep. Pascrell (D-NJ), Rep. Thompson (D-CA), Del. Sablan (D-Mariana Islands), Rep. Gabbard (D-HI), Rep. Scott (D-VA), Rep. Moulton (D-MA) on a potential... Read more

  • House Passes Bipartisan Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and Military Families

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24), member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that the bipartisan Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously. Introduced by Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02), Carbajal worked closely with Bacon as an original cosponsor of the bill to make H.R. 3897 a bipartisan effort, and to gain wide support in the House. The Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act addresses... Read more

  • Carbajal and Harris Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect California’s Public Lands
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Santa Barbara – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would designate nearly 250,000 acres of public land in the Los Padres National Forest and Carrizo Plain National Monument as wilderness. The legislation also establishes a 400-mile long Condor National Recreation trail, stretching from Los Angeles to Monterey County. Representatives Julia Brownley (CA-26) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), who also represent por... Read more

  • Carbajal Statement on Trump Administration Clean Power Plan Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan: “As wildfires and hurricanes wreak havoc across our nation, it is clear that our nation is already experiencing the effects of climate change. Over 134 million people in the United States live in pollution levels that are dangerous to breathe. We are... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Announces $500,000 in Federal Funding for Startup Business Incubator in San Luis Obispo
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development

    San Luis Obispo – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will receive $500,000 in funding from the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Assistance programs (EDAP) to help fund the Central Coast Innovation Lab and Accelerator Development Project in San Luis Obispo County. The Coast Innovation Lab & Accelerator program will help local entrepreneurs fund and grow new businesses on the Central Coast. This program will help mit... Read more

  • Carbajal Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Ensure Veterans Receive Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and Military Families

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined by Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) and Rep. Raul Ruiz (CA-36), introduced the bipartisan Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act of 2017, a bill that eases process for veterans to prove their eligibility for certain benefits or decorations. The Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act requires the Department of Defense to develop guidelines for the use of unofficial sources of information in determining benefits and decoration eligibility wh... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal to Trump: Release National Monuments Report to Public
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) led 26 Members of Congress in a letter to President Trump demanding he publicly release his formal report asking President Trump to reduce protections on a number of 27 national monuments under review as part of Executive Order 13795, including the Carrizo Plain National Monument on the Central Coast. In a report sent to Trump on August 24th, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly asked the President to shrink ‘a handful’ of nationa... Read more

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