U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Carbajal–Chavez-DeRemer Child Care Bill

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The Child Care Investment Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR-05) earlier this year to increase access to affordable child care, is winning new support in Washington and in Congress. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce formally endorsed the legislation to improve three existing child care tax incentives to…

Rep. Carbajal Joins Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Extend Vital Child Care Funding and Save Millions of Families’ Child Care Spots as Funding Cliff Looms

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined a bicameral group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Child Care Stabilization Act to extend vital federal child care stabilization funding—which is set to expire at the end of this month—and ensure that child care providers can keep their doors open and continue serving children and families in every part of the country. “This funding for…

Rep. Carbajal, Mayor Osborne Highlight Over $11,000,000 in Funding for Lompoc from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Lompoc Mayor Jenelle Osborne toured examples of how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is providing funding for infrastructure and transit upgrades and operations, and discussed how these programs will raise the quality of life in Lompoc

New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair Rep. Carbajal Touts Economic Opportunity Agenda to Lower Costs, Fight Inflation, and Grow the Middle Class

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This week, Congressman Salud Carbajal, Vice Chair for Outreach of the New Democrat Coalition, is highlighting this week the recent release of the Coalition’s new Economic Opportunity Agenda to continue lowering costs, fighting inflation, and growing the middle class. This new plan builds on the New Democrat Coalition’s Action Plan to Fight Inflation, which Rep. Carbajal helped develop…

Reps. Carbajal, Chavez-DeRemer Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Lower Child Care Costs, Increase Availability for Middle Class Families

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR-05) unveiled new bipartisan child care affordability legislation aimed at lowering the cost of child care for middle class families and creating new pathways to creating child care providers for small businesses. The bill would improve a tax credit aimed at helping employers provide child care options…

Rep. Carbajal Announces $500,000 Federal Investment to Help Close Digital Divide for Santa Ynez Tribe

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced a new $500,000 grant from the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) to fund the planning and surveying phase of expanded high-speed internet access for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. This is the first grant from the $3 billion program to be awarded on the Central Coast. “Whether it’s a small business needing to bring…

Carbajal: UCSB’s Selection as New National ‘AI’ Research Institute Another Proof Point that Central Coast is Leading in Emerging Fields

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Congressman Salud Carbajal is highlighting a recent announcement by the White House and National Science Foundation that is giving the Central Coast another opportunity to lead in emerging fields of study and industry: artificial intelligence. Last month, UC Santa Barbara was selected as the lead university for one of seven new National AI Research Institutes, a designation that included…

Committee Advances Two Bipartisan Bills Co-Led by Congressman Carbajal to Strengthen Supply Chains, Reduce Congestion

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The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) this week approved bills co-led by Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) aimed at strengthening U.S. supply chains, alleviating congestion, and improving efficiency in U.S. transportation corridors. The committee advanced H.R. 3318, legislation introduced by Carbajal and Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR) to allow a variance of up to…

Rep. Carbajal Statement on Silicon Valley Bank

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) issued the following statement on the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and the actions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve: "Over the weekend, I was briefed by officials from the Treasury Department, FDIC, and Federal Reserve on the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and related turmoil, and am continuing to monitor updates…

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