Rep. Carbajal Highlights New Direct Tax E-Filing Tool Created through Landmark Inflation Reduction Act, Available for Californians this Tax Season

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Congressman Salud Carbajal is encouraging Central Coast residents to check their eligibility for a new free federal tax tool that allows individuals to directly file their tax forms with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the 2024 tax season ending April 15. Despite 93% of all tax filings being filed electronically last year, the IRS did not have a method for families to directly…

Carbajal, Dunn, Rubio, Luján Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Keep U.S. Competitive & Secure Leadership in Space

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Last week, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) joined Senator Marco Rubio (FL) and Senator Ben Ray Luján (NM) to introduce bicameral and bipartisan legislation to designate spaceports like Vandenberg Space Force Base eligible for tax-exempt municipal revenue bonds to incentivize investment in spaceport infrastructure. Projects such as airports and…

Rep. Carbajal Delivers $13,400,000 for Central Coast Projects in 2024 Funding Deal

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CPF Projects Map 2024

Representative Carbajal voted today to finalize $13,446,901 in funding he secured for Central Coast community projects in the 2024 government spending deal advanced by the U.S. House of Representatives. The funding, which Rep. Carbajal championed over the course of the past year’s federal budget negotiations, will go towards 14 projects ranging from affordable housing construction and…

Rep. Carbajal, New Democrat Coalition Immigration and Border Security Task Force Unveil Framework for Commonsense Immigration Reform, Calls on Republicans to Join Democrats in Tackling Border Security

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and other members of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) released their framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and other members of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) released their framework for bipartisan immigration and border security reform that will secure the border, bolster the U.S. economy and workforce, improve pathways to legal status, and help address the asylum system. Throughout the 118th Congress, New Dems have repeatedly…

Rep. Carbajal Joins Overwhelming Bipartisan Vote to Advance Legislation to Lower Costs for American Families through Expanded Child Tax Credit and Housing Credits, Support Small Businesses, Provide Disaster Relief

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined an overwhelming majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to advance a bipartisan tax package which will lower costs for Central Coast families through an expanded Child Tax Credit and housing affordability tax credits, as well as provide additional support for small businesses and families affected by recent natural disasters. The…

Amid Exponential Growth of Space Launches from Vandenberg, Rep. Carbajal Highlights Measure Allowing Space Force to Recoup Base Upkeep Costs from Space Launch Companies

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) is highlighting new authority he delivered in this year’s annual defense policy bill that allows the Space Force to share more of the upkeep costs of their bases and launch ranges with the commercial space companies utilizing U.S. military-owned ranges. As a senior member of the U.S. Armed Service Committee and the representative for the United States…

Rep. Carbajal Bill to Lower Child Care Costs, Increase Child Care Supply Earns Endorsement from New Democrat Coalition

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Today, the leadership of the New Democrat Coalition endorsed Congressman Salud Carbajal’s (CA-24) bipartisan legislation aimed at increase access to affordable child care. The Child Care Investment Act, which was introduced by Carbajal and Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR-05) earlier this year, also has the support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a range of child care advocacy…

San Luis Obispo Lawmakers Release Agenda for November 1 Public Information Session on Offshore Wind

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-19), California Senator John Laird (SD-17) and Assemblymember Dawn Addis (AD-30) released the agenda for the public information session they are hosting next week with the County of San Luis Obispo on the development, implementation, and impacts of offshore wind development off the Central Coast. The information…

Rep. Carbajal Congratulates UCSB for Receiving Portion of First Major Award from CHIPS and Science Act

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) is highlighting that UC Santa Barbara will be one of the beneficiaries of the first major award from the CHIPS and Science Act, the landmark manufacturing and research law that he helped pass in July 2022. A $27 million award funded by the 2022 law was announced by the U.S. Department of Defense for the California Defense Ready Electronics and…

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…

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