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  • Carbajal Opposes Appointment of Climate Denier David Legates to NOAA Leadership
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Salud Carbajal joined an effort led by Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) to urge the U.S. Department of Commerce to reconsider and withdraw the appointment of climate denier David Legates to a leadership role at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Legates has repeatedly rejected the scientific consensus that increasing carbon emissions is causing climate change, devoted his career to discrediting t... Read more

  • Carbajal Issues Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal issued a statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Tonight our nation lost an icon, a trailblazer, and a pillar of justice. I am devastated to hear of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, and my heart goes out to her family and to our country as we grieve this incredible loss. She leaves behind a lasting legacy as a champion for women’s rights and fierce advocate for equality. I am grateful we had such a force for goo... Read more

  • Carbajal, Feinstein, Harris Urge Congressional Leadership to Include Prison Funding in COVID-19 Package
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal, Senator Dianne Feinstein, and Senator Kamala Harris wrote to House and Senate leadership urging them to quickly finalize a COVID-19 emergency response package and include critical assistance for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in order to respond to the pandemic’s outbreaks in California prisons. The letter emphasizes the need for funding to assist with testing, acquisition of personal protective equipment, and other efforts to mitigate ... Read more

  • Carbajal, Harris, Feinstein Advocate for Vandenberg Air Force Base as U.S. Space Command Headquarters
    Posted in Press Releases on August 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    For Immediate Release August 4, 2020 Contacts: Rep. Carbajal: Isabelle Bock | 202-774-6685 Sen. Feinstein: Anthony Rivera-Rodriguez | 202-224-6442 Sen. Harris: Meaghan Lynch | 202-280-8542 Santa Barbara, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Carbajal, along with U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, wrote to the Secretary of the Air Force to express strong support for selection of Vandenberg Air Force Base as the permanent location for U.S. Space Command headquarters. Vandenberg Air Force Base would ... Read more

  • Carbajal Votes to Pass Support for Child Care Sector
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in voting to pass H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act. COVID-19 has devastated the child care sector, forcing providers to close and exacerbating the existing shortage of affordable child care options for families. Without adequate support from the federal government, California is set to lose 419,708 child care slots, which represents 51% of our... Read more

  • Carbajal Votes to Pass Great American Outdoors Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Carbajal voted to pass H.R. 1957, the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, to provide permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establish the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund. This strong, bipartisan legislation provides critical investments in our national parks, public lands, and conservation efforts today and into the future. The Great American Outdoors Act passed the Senate last month and will now g... Read more

  • Carbajal Votes to Pass Bipartisan Defense Spending Bill, Includes Central Coast Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, the House passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2021 fiscal year by a margin of 295-125. The must-pass bill provides funding and oversight for the nation’s military, defense, and security needs, and contains several of Rep. Carbajal’s proposals. “I’m pleased to see our Central Coast values are strongly represented in this year’s NDAA. I fought to include protections for our public lands, bring offshore wind energy opportunities to Morro B... Read more

  • Carbajal Introduces New Bill to Block Creation of a Denaturalization Office
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Carbajal and the co-chairs of the New Americans Caucus, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) and Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA), introduced H.R. 7670, the Defend New Americans Act, which would prohibit the use of federal funds to establish a denaturalization office within the Department of Justice. The Department of Justice has historically used denaturalization proceedings sparingly, focusing on suspected war criminals who lied on their paperwork. Over the past three years, dena... Read more

  • Carbajal Presenta Nuevo Proyecto de Ley para Bloquear la Creación de una Oficina de Desnaturalización
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC - Hoy, el representante Carbajal y los copresidentes del Caucus Nuevos Americanos, Repr. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) y Repr. Norma Torres (D-CA) presentaron en proyecto de ley H.R. 7670, Ley de Defensa de los Nuevos Americanos, que prohibiría el uso de fondos federales para establecer una oficina de desnaturalización dentro del Departamento de Justicia. El Departamento de Justicia ha usado históricamente procedimientos de desnaturalización con moderación, centrándose en presuntos cri... Read more

  • Carbajal Issues Statement on Passing of Rep. John Lewis
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Santa Barbara, CA — Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights icon Representative John Lewis: “It is hard to imagine a world without Civil Rights legend Rep. John Lewis. He fought all his life to dismantle hatred and help the most vulnerable amongst us. He has inspired millions of Americans through his work combating racism, securing LBGT and immigrant rights, and protecting access to the fundamental right to vote. His guidance and leadership... Read more

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