Rep. Carbajal’s Bipartisan Bills Combating PFAS Contamination at Airports Signed into Law

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Carbajal SLO Airports PFAS Event

Last night, President Joe Biden signed into law Congressman Salud Carbajal’s (CA-24) ‘Clean Airport Agenda’, a slate of bipartisan bills aimed at helping curb the threat of forever chemicals near airports. The bills are part of the bicameral aviation policy package crafted over the past year with the help of Rep. Carbajal and his colleagues on the House Aviation Subcommittee. The‘Clean…

Rep. Carbajal’s Bipartisan Bills Combating PFAS Contamination Approved by House, Headed to President’s Desk

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Rep. Carbajal at SLO Airport

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Congressman Salud Carbajal’s (CA-24) ‘Clean Airport Agenda’, a slate of bipartisan bills aimed at helping curb the threat of forever chemicals near airports. The bills are part of the bicameral aviation policy package now headed to President Joe Biden’s desk for him to sign into law. The ‘Clean Airport Agenda’ includes Rep. Carbajal’s…

Rep. Carbajal Reacts to Joint Statement from Tribal Leaders and Offshore Wind Leaseholders Backing Cooperation to Finalize New Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) reacted to the joint position taken by the Northern Chumash Tribal Council and all three leaseholders of offshore wind lease areas off Morro Bay backing with ‘full support’ the proposed designation of the new marine sanctuary off the Central Coast of California. “I’m encouraged to see Central Coast stakeholders speaking with one voice today to…

“Are We Not For The Free Market Anymore?: Rep. Carbajal Calls Out Out-of-Step Republican Leadership Pushing Anti-Carbon Pricing Resolution

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Rep. Carbajal H Con Res 86 Speech

Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) called out House Republican leadership for bringing up a resolution aimed at condemning proposals that would put a price on carbon and implement fees to hold polluters accountable, an area of climate policy that has enjoyed bipartisan support for more than a decade and often been championed by conservative leaders. “This resolution denounces the…

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…

Carbajal, Padilla Lead Bipartisan Call for Long-Term Funding to Research DDT Impacts on Southern California Oceans

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Today, Representative Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.-24) and U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) led 22 California lawmakers in calling on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to include robust, long-term funding for research on the harmful impacts of the dumping of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and its associated chemicals in the ocean waters off the coast of Southern…

Rep. Carbajal Applauds First-Ever Senate Action on Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) is highlighting the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s approval this week of

Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) is highlighting the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s approval this week of a bill to upgrade federal protections for Central Coast public lands, the first-ever action taken by the U.S. Senate on his legislation. The Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which Carbajal reintroduced earlier this year while hiking the superblooms he’s…

Carbajal, Fitzpatrick Introduce the MARKET CHOICE Act

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) re-introduced the bipartisan MARKET CHOICE Act. By eliminating the gas tax in exchange for implementing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, this initiative would diminish the detrimental impacts of such emissions while making critical investments in American infrastructure. The bill…

Reps. Carbajal, Brownley Introduce Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Pipeline Safety Regulations, Expand Emergency Requirements Established after Refugio Oil Spill

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The Valve Safety Fairness Act of 2023

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) are introducing new legislation to expand the types of oil and gas pipelines in the United States that are required to install automatic shut-off valves and rupture detection technologies to mitigate devastating spills like the one that spilled over 100,000 gallons of oil on the Central Coast of California…

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