Carbajal’s Federal Firefighters Fairness Act Passes U.S. House in Bipartisan Vote

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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 288-131 to approve and advance the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, a bipartisan measure authored by Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) that ensures federal firefighters receive the same access to job-related disability and retirement benefits as state, county, and municipal firefighters. Carbajal’s measure would create the presumption that federal firefigh...

Rep. Carbajal Statement on Reports that Supreme Court is Poised to Overturn Roe v Wade

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Tags: Health

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal, a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, responded to multiple reports that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to strike down nearly 50 years of legal precedent on Constitutional reproductive rights by overturning Roe v Wade: “If these reports are true, which I wholeheartedly hope they are not, this is a devastating day for America’s rule of law. “A decision that overtur...

Rep. Carbajal Encourages Central Coast Families to Utilize New $20 Million in Federal Funds to Lower Energy Costs

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal highlighted another $20,649,415 in federal funds available to bring down heating and cooling costs for California’s working families and encouraged Central Coast residents to utilize the funds if they are in need. The new funding, administered last week through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEA...

Rep. Carbajal Highlights $2 Million Delivered for Affordable Housing Offered at the Anderson Hotel

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Tags: Housing

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal touted the $2 million he recently secured for the Anderson Hotel in a visit to the housing complex as part of his ‘Central Coast Community Project Victory Tour.’ The Anderson Hotel has provided affording housing to seniors and the disabled for more than four decades. The funds delivered by Carbajal’s advocacy will help the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HAS...

Rep. Carbajal Announces New Transportation and Climate Funding for California’s Central Coast Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that California will receive over $555 million in investments under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to provide more transportation options for California’s Central Coast, ease congestion in local communities, and reduce carbon pollution across the state. The investments, totaling more than $6.4 billion nationwide, are being administered under the Feder...

Rep. Carbajal Welcomes Vice President Harris to Vandenberg Space Force Base

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Tags: Defense

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris to the Central Coast on a visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) and highlighted the pivotal role the base plays in advancing the United States’ military, civil, and commercial space capabilities. The Vice President and Rep. Carbajal, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined senior Department of Defense offi...

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