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  • Carbajal Votes to Pass War Powers Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Defense

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal and 223 fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H. Con. Res. 83, a war powers resolution to more concretely define and limit President Donald Trump’s military actions regarding Iran. The resolution passed with bipartisan support. Congress’ decision-making role in matters of war is outlined in Article I of the U.S. Constitution. “It is the responsibility of Congress, outlined in the Constitution, to set the parameters on if, when and where our ... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal: 2019 in Numbers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal released a numerical summary of 2019 accomplishments on the Central Coast and in the U.S. House of Representatives. The summary includes the number of constituents served, number of bills Carbajal introduced, community events held and more. See the full summary below. “It has been a memorable year for our district and for our nation at large. I’m proud of what we achieved for our environment, health care, safety and democracy,” said Rep. Carbajal. “I’m also proud that,... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Votes to Impeach President Donald Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) voted in favor of the two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump that were on the House floor today. “While none of us came to Congress to impeach a president, the evidence against Donald Trump has become abundantly clear,” said Rep. Salud Carbajal. “The president used the power of his office to solicit foreign interference in our elections and threaten our national security, all for his own political benefit. Moreover, he directed his administratio... Read more

  • 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 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

  • Carbajal Invites Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Head as SOTU Guest
    Posted in Articles on January 31, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO, Erik Talkin, will attend the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 as his guest. During the longest government shutdown in history that ended last week, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed over 21,296 pounds of food to 458 families of unpaid and furloughed federal workers on the Central Coast. “For over a month, 800,000 federal workers across the country didn’t kno... Read more

  • Carbajal Elected Vice Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) was elected unanimously to serve as Vice Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 116th Congress, a leadership position reserved for an active member of the Committee who has been in Congress for less than five years. “The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has a long history of working in a bipartisan way to get things done for the American people, and as Vice Chair, Rep. Carbajal is ready to help continue that legacy,” sa... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Withholds Own Pay as Thousands of Federal Workers Miss Paycheck
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Jobs and Economic Development

    Today, as thousands of federal workers did not receive paychecks due to the government shutdown, Congressman Carbajal requested the Chief Administrative Officer of the House withhold his pay until the government is fully reopened. “I’m standing in solidary with federal workers on the Central Coast and across the country who are struggling to pay their bills this month and whose families are hurting due to this irresponsible shutdown. If they’re not getting paid, neither am I,” said Carbajal. “Th... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal Statement on Partial Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Voting and Civil Rights

    Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement ahead of a possible partial government shutdown tonight at midnight: “Earlier this week, the Senate passed a bipartisan spending bill, following an agreement with President Trump, which funded the government through February. Instead of bringing the Senate’s clean spending bill to a vote, lame duck House Republicans conspired with the President to add $5.7 billion in wasteful spending for an ineffective border wall lea... Read more

  • Carbajal and Bacon Discuss Future of Agriculture and Transportation in Bipartisan Congressional Exchange Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    WATCH: Representatives Carbajal and Bacon discuss bipartisan exchange visit to Omaha The Congressmen visited various locations throughout the Second Congressional District of Nebraska engaging in discussions on transportation, agriculture, and national defense. These visits reflect the Members commitment to civility in Congress when working together on areas of common interest. "When I was sworn in to serve the Central Coast, civility and bipartisanship remained my guiding principles to find com... Read more

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