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  • Carbajal and Harris Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect California’s Public Lands
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) reintroduced H.R. 2199, 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), Katie Hill (CA-25), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), who ... Read more

  • U.S. Chamber Recognizes Carbajal with Spirit of Enterprise Award
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded him with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given to Congressmembers in recognition for their support for pro-growth policies in the second session of the 115th Congress. “Enhancing our local economy by supporting our small businesses and entrepreneurs on the Central Coast continues to be one of my top priorities,” said Carbajal. “I’m grateful to receive this recognition from the U.S. Chamber for helping advanc... Read more

  • Carbajal Honors 2019 Congressional Women of the Year Award Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, to mark the conclusion of Women’s History Month, Rep. Salud Carbajal announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional Women of the Year Award. The six winners of this year’s award are: Jill Anderson (Lompoc), Tania Israel (Santa Barbara), Dr. Leola Dublin Macmillan (Morro Bay), Yessenia Marroquin (Santa Barbara), Anahi Mendoza (Santa Maria), and Sandi Sigurdson (San Luis Obispo). The annual Congressional Women of the Year Award honors exceptional women across the 24th Congressional Distric... Read more

  • Carbajal to Lead Community Hike and Announce Protections for Central Coast Public Lands
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    Saturday, April 6th, Rep. Carbajal will lead a community hike in the Los Padres National Forest to discuss the introduction of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, his legislation to expand wilderness protections on the Central Coast. WHO: YOU Rep. Salud Carbajal Central Coast Wild Heritage Coalition Los Padres ForestWatch CalWild The Wilderness Society Keep Sespe Wild Condor Trail Association Sierra Club Vets Voice Foundation WHAT: Community Hike with Rep. Carbajal WHEN: April 6that 1:30... Read more

  • EVENT ADVISORY: Carbajal to Host Tax Season Informational Workshop
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wednesday March 20th, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) will host a tax season informational workshop with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) representatives to discuss 2019 tax planning. Topics covered in the session will include: Overview of Tax Law Changes Volunteer Tax Assistance Refunds and What-to-do-if-you-Owe Security Awareness for Taxpayers “Tax season, and the paperwork that comes with it, can mean added stress for a busy household,” said Rep. Carba... Read more

  • Carbajal Discusses the Path Forward for Infrastructure Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, participated yesterday in an infrastructure panel hosted by Politico and the National League of Cities where they discussed the path forward for an infrastructure investment package in Congress this year. With broad support from both Congress and the President for a robust infrastructure package, momentum continues to grow for investments in our roads, bridges, energy, water and other infrast... Read more

  • Carbajal Honors Arroyo Grande Resident’s 100th Birthday on the House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives this morning to celebrate the 100th birthday of Arroyo Grande resident, Ruth Weakley. Ruth was among the first women to drive a rural postal route beginning in 1943 during World War II. A link to the video can be found here and his remarks as drafted are below: Mr. Speaker, I rise today, during Women’s History Month, to recognize Ruth Weakley of Arroyo Grande on her 100th birthday. During World War ... Read more

  • Carbajal Hiring a Wounded Warrior Fellow to Assist Central Coast Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Development

    Santa Barbara - Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced today that his office was selected to participate in the House of Representatives' Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. Carbajal’s office is now accepting applications from wounded warriors for a two-year paid fellowship out of his Santa Barbara office. The wounded warrior will work with Central Coast constituents to handle veteran-related casework, serve as a community outreach liaison, an... Read more

  • Carbajal Joins Civil Rights Leaders in Selma to Commemorate Voting Rights Marches
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Voting and Civil Rights

    Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement while on a bipartisan pilgrimage led by Congressman John Lewis commemorating the series of marches in Selma, Alabama that garnered support for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965: “History came alive this weekend in a powerful, annual tribute to the brave men and women who marched from Selma to Montgomery for racial justice. It was an honor to walk alongside Civil Rights Movement heroes like my colleague, Mr. Joh... Read more

  • Carbajal Chairs Transportation Committee’s First Hearing on Climate Change Adaptation
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, chaired the Committee’s first climate change-focused hearing of the 116th Congress titled: “Examining How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change.” The hearing explored the transportation sector’s role in climate change and engaged individuals in the public and private sectors who have demonstrated pragmatic solutions for reducing carbon emissions and bui... Read more

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