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  • Carbajal votes to pass coronavirus relief bill for small businesses, hospitals, testing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Jobs and Economic Development, Health

    Rep. Salud Carbajal traveled back to Washington and voted today to pass the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266), a coronavirus relief bill that puts hundreds of billions into additional small business relief, hospital and health center aid, and enhanced national testing. The bill is now headed to the president’s desk to be signed into law. “This bipartisan bill will bring necessary relief to small businesses, hospitals and frontline workers in our co... Read more

  • Carbajal, Harris, Feinstein send second letter to Bureau of Prisons urging assistance for Lompoc Penitentiary
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health

    Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sent a second letter today to Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal re-emphasizing the need for rapid action to provide medical equipment and care facilities at the Lompoc U.S. Penitentiary, and asking for an update from the bureau on what is being done to protect the health of all within the facility and the broader community. “We are writing to you today to continue stressing th... Read more

  • Carbajal, Costa, all Hispanic Caucus members call on congressional leadership to protect farmworkers during coronavirus crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health, Immigration

    Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) and every member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) are calling on congressional leadership to include protection and financial assistance for farmworkers in future legislation to slow the spread of coronavirus. Farmworkers are essential frontline workers and our nation’s food supply is dependent on their well-being. In a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCar... Read more

  • Carbajal statement on depletion of loan funding for small businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Jobs and Economic Development, Health

    In response to the announcement that the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) programs have run out of funding, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement: “Congress must immediately appropriate more funding for Small Business Administration loan programs to help small businesses on the Central Coast and across our nation. We also still need to do more for our local governments and health workers w... Read more

  • Carbajal, Harris, Feinstein request assistance for Lompoc U.S. Penitentiary to protect public health amid coronavirus outbreak
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health

    Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sent a letter today to Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal urging further action to prevent the spread of coronavirus within Lompoc U.S. Penitentiary. The letter urges expedited approval of the facility’s request to quickly establish a mobile hospital as well as their request for further personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers. “It is critical that we provide a whole of gover... Read more

  • Carbajal introduces resolution honoring frontline workers, urges Congress meet safety and equipment needs
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health

    Building upon the third coronavirus relief bill that was signed into law last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal introduced a bipartisan resolution, H. Res. 913, thanking workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis and reaffirming Congress’ responsibility to meet the safety needs of these workers by providing ample resources and protective equipment. “From health care workers and food service providers to postal workers, first responders and farmworkers—people across the nation are putting their ... Read more

  • Carbajal to Bring Planned Parenthood California Central Coast CEO as State of the Union Guest
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Rep. Salud Carbajal has announced that Planned Parenthood California Central Coast (PPCCC) President and CEO Dr. Jenna Tosh will be attending the State of the Union as his invited guest. Tosh has been on the forefront of advocating for health care on the Central Coast and for people across the nation. “As the president continues to ramp up attacks on health care and reproductive health access, I could think of no better guest than Dr. Tosh—a health champion in our community and a strong voice fo... Read more

  • 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

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