Rep. Carbajal Statement on Reports that Supreme Court is Poised to Overturn Roe v Wade

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal, a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, responded to multiple reports that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to strike down nearly 50 years of legal precedent on Constitutional reproductive rights by overturning Roe v Wade: “If these reports are true, which I wholeheartedly hope they are not, this is a devastating day for America’s rule of law. “A decision that overtur...

Rep. Carbajal Votes to Cap Insulin Costs for Californians at $35 a Month

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Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal voted to cap the out-of-pocket cost of insulin for Americans on Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance at $35 a month. The legislation advanced by the House today ensures vital and affordable access to life-saving medication for the more than 37 million people in the United States who have diabetes, including one-third of Medicare beneficiaries and the over 7 million ...

Rep. Carbajal Statement on New Inspector General Report Detailing Failed Oversight at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal reacted to a new report issued by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on inspections at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP). The report details how NRC staff failed to identify degraded elements of DCPP’s systems, inspect critical areas where leaks had occurred, and meet regulations for inspection times. Congr...

Carbajal’s Federal Firefighter Fairness Act Gains Momentum with Approval by House Education and Labor Committee

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Today, a bipartisan majority of the House Committee on Education and Labor approved the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, a measure authored by Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24). This bipartisan bill ensures federal firefighters receive the same access to job-related disability and retirement benefits as state, county, and municipal firefighters. “I’m pleased that to see my measure to give our brave fe...

$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 Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, challenging Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Rep. Carbajal, a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, joined his colleagues and public advocates in front of the U.S. Supreme Court this morning. Download Video Here (...

House Passes Landmark Bill to Cut Costs for Working Families

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Washington, D.C. – This evening, Rep. Carbajal voted to pass H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, which will cut down on the cost of living for working families on the Central Coast and across the country while also making long overdue investments to address climate change. “The Build Back Better Act is a huge win for Central Coast families burdened by the high cost of health care, child care, an...

Carbajal Leads Letter Encouraging State Leaders to Share COVID-19 Relief Funds with Special District Local Service Providers

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Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Salud Carbajal led a letter urging California State leadership to ensure special districts’ can access COVID-19 relief funding provided under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). The letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, and State Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins highlights that special district local governments providin...

Carbajal Announces Penny Borenstein, Van Do-Reynoso As Virtual Guests to Presidential Address

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal named San Luis Obispo County Public Health Director Dr. Penny Borenstein and Santa Barbara County Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso as his virtual guests to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress on Wednesday. The Joint Address, which is President Biden’s first speech to a Joint Session of Congress, marks 100 days into the President’s first te...

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