Carbajal Statement on Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in San Luis Obispo

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued a statement following an officer-involved shooting in San Luis Obispo that killed one detective and injured another on Monday evening: “I am saddened that a member of our local law enforcement was killed and another was seriously injured in the line of duty in San Luis Obispo last night. My thoughts are with Detectives Benedetti and Orozco'...

Carbajal, Fitzpatrick Reintroduce Bipartisan MARKET CHOICE Act

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Santa Barbara, CA – On Friday, Representative Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) joined Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) in reintroducing the MARKET CHOICE Act. This bipartisan legislation seeks to implement a fee on carbon emissions, which would help fund infrastructure advancement and development while combatting climate change. In a recent survey published by the Yale Program on Climate Change ...

Carbajal Applauds Introduction of Senator Padilla’s Bill to Protect Over One Million Acres of California Public Lands

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal applauded U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) for introducing a sweeping public lands package, the Protecting Unique and Beautiful Landscapes by Investing in California (PUBLIC) Lands Act, to protect over one million acres of California’s cherished public lands. The bill is cosponsored by U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and includes Rep. Carbajal’s Central Coast...

Carbajal, Local District Attorneys Urge Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Funding for Victims of Crime Act

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal was joined by local District Attorneys in urging the Senate to take up bicameral and bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) by fixing how the Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is funded. The Crime Victims Fund was established to provide funding for victim compensation – including medical bills, lost wages, and funeral costs – and critic...

Carbajal Formally Introduces the Naomi Schwartz Safe Parking Program Act

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Santa Barbara, CA – Yesterday, Congressman Salud Carbajal held a press conference to announce the introduction of the bipartisan Naomi Schwartz Safe Parking Program Act. The bipartisan bill establishes a grant program for cities and local governments to utilize in order to establish a safe parking program, or expand an existing program, for community members experiencing homelessness. The bill wa...

Carbajal Reacts to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress

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Santa Barbara, CA – Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress: “In tonight's Joint Address, President Biden delivered a unifying, bipartisan message and outlined his vision for the future. I appreciated the fact that he appealed to all of us – not as Democrats and Republicans, but as Americans working together fo...

Carbajal Announces Penny Borenstein, Van Do-Reynoso As Virtual Guests to Presidential Address

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal named San Luis Obispo County Public Health Director Dr. Penny Borenstein and Santa Barbara County Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso as his virtual guests to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress on Wednesday. The Joint Address, which is President Biden’s first speech to a Joint Session of Congress, marks 100 days into the President’s first te...

Carbajal Announces $5 Million for Cal Poly Partnership with Air Force Research Laboratory for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Technology

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Santa Barbara, CA – Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Representative Norma J. Torres (CA-35), and Representative Grace Napolitano (CA-32) have announced $10 million from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133) will be directed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Pomona to fund an Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Cal Polys and the Air Force Research Laborat...

Carbajal Applauds Biden for Move to Restore California Clean Car Standards

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Washington, DC – Today, on the 51st Earth Day, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s announcement that the Department of Transportation will withdraw a Trump-era rule which blocked California from setting our own fuel emissions standards. “California’s clean car standards paved the way for other states to take steps that improve air qu...

Carbajal, Markey introduce Legislation to Support the Reduction of Emissions in the Maritime Sector

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Washington, DC -- Last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal reintroduced the bipartisan Expanding Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance Program (META) Act. The legislation supports the reduction of air emissions from ports and vessels by authorizing an additional $3 million for the Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance Program, which will fund research and activities related to zero-emiss...

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