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  • Carbajal Calls for Impeachment Inquiry
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    In light of ongoing conversations with Central Coast residents, a full assessment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and testimony in the U.S. House, and Trump administration officials’ continued dodging of congressional subpoenas, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement voicing support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump: “In the past few years, our nation has seen and heard things from this president that have no place in our democracy. We have s... Read more

  • Carbajal, LaMalfa Reintroduce Bipartisan Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and Military Families

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) reintroduced the bipartisan Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act of 2019, a bill that finally gives veterans forced to reconstruct their records a formal pathway to access their awards and benefits. Over 40 years ago, the fire at the National Personnel Records Center in Overland, Missouri, destroyed up to 18 million Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF), which are often the only acceptable documentation for receiving military ben... Read more

  • Carbajal, Feinstein, and Harris Push for Central Coast as U.S. Space Command Headquarters
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) wrote a letter urging the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, to designate Vandenberg Air Force Base as U.S. Space Command Headquarters. “Vandenberg’s existing space-related missions and assets, as well as its proximity to the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and numerous contractors who support the nation’s national security space enterprise, including space opera... Read more

  • Carbajal Appointed to U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the appointment of Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group for the 116th Congress: “I’d like to the thank Speaker Pelosi for appointing me to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group,” said Congressman Carbajal. “As a Mexican-American, I am committed to strengthening our alliance with our southern neighbor. Mexico is one our top trading partners as the second-largest buyer of U.S. goods and the third-largest consumer of... Read more

  • Bipartisan Resolution Supporting American Flower Industry Introduced
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development

    Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) today introduced a bipartisan resolution designating July as “American Grown Flower Month” and encouraging consumers to buy “Certified American Grown” flowers. American consumers spend $27 billion per year on floral products each year. While the majority of Americans would prefer to buy locally grown flowers, only 20 percent of the flowers sold in the United St... Read more

  • Rosen, Carbajal Demand Answers from Administration on False Claims about Family Reunification
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar regarding recently unearthed documentation detailing the Administration’s willful deception of Members of Congress and the American people on their plans and capacity to reunite separated immigrant families, as well as requesting detailed information on medica... Read more

  • Carbajal Congratulates Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that Olivia Dong from San Luis Obispo High School was awarded first place in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Olivia’s winning piece, titled “A Portrait of Youth,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the next year. Additionally, Carbajal announced that Dos Pueblos High School’s Jasmine Wada’s painting, “Untitled” and Righetti High School student Saige Glenn’s piece, “Underneath We Are All The Same” won second and third place, respe... Read more

  • Carbajal Blasts Interior’s Rollback of Drilling Rules Implemented After Deepwater Horizon Disaster
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced its decision to rollback 68 offshore oil drilling safety requirements imposed after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, including weakening standards for well blowout preventers and reducing real-time well monitoring requirements: “Time and time again we’ve seen oil and gas corporations sacrifice safety at the expense of worker safety, local economies, and our environment, in... Read more

  • Carbajal Welcomes Progress on Delayed Pipeline Safety Rulemaking
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal released the following statement after Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Administrator Howard R. “Skip” Elliott testified that the agency plans to enact rules to ensure oil and gas pipeline safety, including automatic shutoff valves, by the end of this year: “I am encouraged by Administrator Elliot’s testimony today, but we need to see action from the agency to protect our communities from the hazards of oil and gas pipelines,” said ... Read more

  • Carbajal Statement Opposing BLM Fracking Proposal on the Central Coast
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Today, Rep. Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), analyzing proposals for hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, to increase oil and gas development on California’s public lands: “The Central Coast is already facing grave impacts from climate change, including rising sea levels, drought, and a nearly year-round fire season. The administration’s plan to open public lands to fracking an... Read more

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