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  • Carbajal Announces Paycheck Protection Program Helped CA-24 Retain over 158,114 Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA — Following the release of new data from the Small Business Administration (SBA) on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) disbursements, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that PPP assistance to CA-24 totaled over $1.16 billion and helped retain over 158,114 jobs on the Central Coast. “I have pressed the SBA several times about the need to make PPP data public and I’m glad to see they’ve taken the first step toward full transparency. This data illustrates how federal resources pr... Read more

  • Carbajal Announces 2020 Women of the Year Award Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal announced the winners of the third annual Congressional Women of the Year Award. The six winners of this year’s award are: Kathleen Baushke from Santa Barbara, Tracy Beard from Solvang, Noha Kolkailah from Arroyo Grande, Pandora Nash-Karner from Los Osos, Dr. Anne Rodriguez from Santa Barbara, and Biz Steinberg from San Luis Obispo. The Congressional Women of the Year Award honors exceptional women across the 24th Congressional District who have left a positive impact ... Read more

  • Carbajal Secures Central Coast Priorities in FY21 NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Late last night, the House Armed Services Committee, which Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) sits on, unanimously passed (56-0) the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2021 fiscal year. The sweeping, bipartisan measure contains several of Rep. Carbajal’s proposals to advance Central Coast priorities and spur national security innovation. “I’m always proud to advocate for our Central Coast values and I am pleased to see our region’s needs and priorities stro... Read more

  • Carbajal Applauds House Passage of Moving Forward Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – This afternoon, Congressman Carbajal voted with a bipartisan majority to pass the Moving Forward Act, a forward-thinking infrastructure package that confronts the realities of climate change and makes strategic investments in local infrastructure projects to create jobs and stimulate the economy. “The Moving Forward Act makes sure the Central Coast can repair our existing infrastructure and ensures new projects are resilient so they can withstand the effects of extreme weather d... Read more

  • Carbajal Legislation Included in Climate Crisis Action Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Washington, DC – On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, which includes two of Congressman Carbajal’s bills: H.R. 2470, the Clean Water Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Act and H.R. 2199, the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act. The Select Committee’s climate action framework outlines ambitious and achievable policies to grow our economy through clean energy jobs, protect public health, ensure com... Read more

  • Carbajal Secures Central Coast Priorities in Infrastructure Package
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, Calif. – Yesterday, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) secured key priorities for Central Coast workers and families in H.R. 2, the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, a key component of the Moving Forward Framework that House Democrats released earlier this year. The bill has passed through Committee and will now head to the House Floor for a vote next week. “Every dollar we put toward repairing our infrastr... Read more

  • Carbajal Applauds Supreme Court Decision Protecting Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release June 18, 2020 Contact: Mannal Haddad | 202-281-7612 Santa Barbara, Calif. – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) responded to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling against President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program: “DACA gave nearly 800,000 young immigrants a shot at the American dream. Dreamers represent the best of our American values and their contributions make our country stronger. Today, the dream is alive once again. “While today’s Supreme Court decision ... Read more

  • Carbajal Applauds Supreme Court Decision Affirming LGBTQ Equality in the Workplace
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release June 15, 2020 Contact: Mannal Haddad | 202-281-7612 Santa Barbara, Calif. – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) responded to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision affirming that workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is illegal under the Civil Rights Act of 1964: “No one should be fired from their job because of who they are or who they love. Today, the Supreme Court stood on the right side of history and brought us one step cl... Read more

  • Carbajal Cosponsors Justice in Policing Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Congressman Carbajal became an original cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act, introduced by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus. The bicameral measure marks the first-ever comprehensive approach to hold problem police officers accountable and rebuild trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve. “Since George Floyd was killed, millions of Americans of every race, age, and background have joined together to protest th... Read more

  • Lawmakers Secure Cal Poly Partnership with Air Force Research Laboratory, Directs $2.5 Million to Aerospace Engineering Department
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA -- A partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory will direct roughly $2.5 million to Cal Poly to enhance its Aerospace Engineering Department and boost its mini-satellite program. The Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA) provides a total of $5 million for both Cal Poly campuses, split evenly between Cal Poly and California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. This funding was secured by Representatives Salud Carbajal, Norma J. Torres, and Grace Napolitano within H... Read more

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