Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced legislation that will combat climate change while investing directly in American communities: the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
“We do not have the luxury of time when it comes to getting to carbon neutral. We need to give big corporations a real, unequivocal incentive to shrink their carbon footprint. We need to put a fee… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), California Senator John Laird (SD-17) and Assemblymember Dawn Addis (AD-30) joined the County of San Luis Obispo to announce that they will be hosting a public information session on the development, implementation, and impacts of offshore wind development off the coast of San Luis Obispo County.
The public information session, which will be… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced two bipartisan bills aimed at helping the Central Coast curb the threat of forever chemicals in communities near regional airports.
Rep. Carbajal’s ‘Clean Airport Agenda’, which he officially unveiled at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport earlier this week, includes two new pieces of legislation co-led with Reps. Mike Lawler… Read more »
Today, California lawmakers Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Sen. Alex Padilla, and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) applauded the release by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the draft designation for the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary off the central coast of California.
“The Central Coast has pursued this sanctuary designation for… Read more »
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… Read more »
Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, and a group of 12 other Members of Congress from California urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to prioritize completing the designation process for the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary off the central coast of California.
In a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, the California… Read more »
Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is pushing for the inclusion of stronger pipeline rules for automatic shut-off valves in upcoming legislation that the committee is drafting related to pipeline safety and regulation.
“While an automatic shutoff valve may not stop an oil spill from happening, it can mitigate some… Read more »
Ahead of Earth Day, Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today introduced two bipartisan bills aimed at mitigating the impacts of climate change on U.S. coastlines, coastal communities, and oceans, as well as the wide range of communities and industries that rely on them.
“The climate crisis threatens all industries and communities, but one of the… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced he is reintroducing his bill aimed at protecting the Central Coast in response to a renewed push by the new House Republican majority seeking to expand offshore drilling and the sale of public lands to oil companies.
“When I first came to Congress six years ago, I pledged to our Central Coast communities that I would fight back against… Read more »
This week, U.S. Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) highlighted the $10 million investment in critical monarch butterfly and pollinator conservation they secured in the federal funding package passed at the end of last year.
The $10 million in federal funds, a $6 million increase over what was approved for the prior fiscal year, includes $3 million made… Read more »