Rep. Carbajal Unveils Updated Bill to Expand Pell Grant, Improve College Affordability

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced updated legislation to expand the Pell Grant and improve college affordability for students across California and the U.S. alongside students and staff from University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly). Congressman Carbajal’s Degrees Not Debt Act would double the maximum…

Carbajal, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Extend the Payment Pause and Cancel Student Debt

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This week, Congressman Carbajal joined a letter signed by more than 100 Congressional Democrats to President Joseph R. Biden urging the administration to act now to extend the pause on federally-held student loan payments until at least the end of the year and to provide meaningful student debt cancellation. “Given the fast-approaching deadline for borrowers to resume payments, your…

$9.5 Million for Santa Barbara Projects Set to Become Law Today Thanks to Rep. Carbajal’s Advocacy

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Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that $9,512,340 in direct funding for Santa Barbara County community projects will be signed into law by President Biden after more than a year of advocacy for critical local projects.

Carbajal, Napolitano, Torres Deliver $10 Million for Cal Poly-Air Force Research Laboratory Partnership

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Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Norma J. Torres (CA-35), and Grace Napolitano (CA-32) today announced the inclusion of $10 million to support U.S. Air Force Educational Partnership Agreements (EPAs) at Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the omnibus government funding bill that passed the House last week.

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…

Rep. Carbajal Votes to Pass COVID-19 Rescue Plan, Heads to President Biden’s Desk for Signature

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 Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Carbajal voted to pass the Senate-amended version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan. This $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 relief package delivers critical resources to help Americans overcome the lingering challenges presented by the pandemic. The package sends $15 billion to California to facilitate a safe return to the classroom, commits $20 billion to…

Rep. Carbajal scores funding wins for CA-24 schools

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Rep. Salud Cabajal (CA-24) and other members of the California delegation successfully included millions in critical research funding for schools like Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and the University of California, Santa Barbara in an appropriations package passed by the House this week. The funding came in the form of two priority requests championed by Carbajal, Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35)…

Carbajal Announces Millions in Funding for Central Coast Technology Research at UCSB

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Santa Barbara – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) will receive $4.4 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, which provides funding to breakthrough technologies that have the potential to develop into new industries. The funds will be…

Rep. Carbajal Visits Atascadero Head Start Center

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Atascadero, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) visited the Santos Arrona Head Start Center to interact and read with the children in the program. Head Start is a comprehensive childhood development program that focuses on increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. Carbajal was joined by Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo…

Carbajal, Student Visit D.C.

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President Donald Trump spoke at the joint session of Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, discussing his first weeks as president and moving forward as a united nation. Izeah Garcia, a fourth-year history of public policy major, was at the heart of it all. Congressman Salud Carbajal invited Garcia to the session due to Garcia’s work for the Democratic Party and student…

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