Congresista Carbajal: “¡Ahora es el momento para ver nuevas opciones de cobertura de seguro de salud!”

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El congresista Salud Carbajal invita a los residentes de la Costa Central a ver las nuevas opciones de cobertura de seguro de

El congresista Salud Carbajal invita a los residentes de la Costa Central a ver las nuevas opciones de cobertura de seguro de salud a través de Covered California, porque las leyes que él ayudó a crear están reduciendo los costos de atención médica para millones de personas. Puede ver el mensaje del Congresista Carbajal aquí. “En este momento, una familia en la Costa Central está…

Rep. Carbajal, Santa Barbara County Public Health Encourage Central Coast Residents to Sign Up for Affordable Health Care through Covered California

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Congressman Salud Carbajal and Deputy Director of Primary Care and Family Health Division for the Santa Barbara County

Congressman Salud Carbajal joined officials from the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health to encourage Central Coast residents to take advantage of the open enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplace, which is open now through January 31. Congressman Carbajal highlighted where his work on health care affordability legislation…

New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair Rep. Carbajal Touts Economic Opportunity Agenda to Lower Costs, Fight Inflation, and Grow the Middle Class

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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…

After Push from Rep. Carbajal and Other Lawmakers, FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Access to Narcan

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sale of the opioid abuse treatment Narcan over the counter, a milestone decision that Congressman Salud Carbajal and other lawmakers had urged the agency to make earlier this month. This is the first naloxone product, which is used to counteract opioid overdoses and treat opioid abuse, that has been approved by the FDA for…

Rep. Carbajal Joins Bipartisan Push for Full FDA Approval of Over-the-Counter Narcan

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Today, U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined a bipartisan group of 28 lawmakers urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to fully approve over-the-counter (OTC) distribution of Narcan. In the effort led by Minnesota Congressman Angie Craig (MN-01) to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, Carbajal and their colleagues commended the FDA Advisory Committee recommendation that Narcan…

Carbajal, Local Health Officials Announce $1,600,000 in New Federal Grants to Improve COVID-19 Booster Rates

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal joined local health officials to announce four new federal grants totaling $1,634,218 aimed at raising the number of Central Coast residents who have received the new bivalent COVID-19 booster, which is designed to combat more recent variants of the novel coronavirus. “While we have made great strides at reducing COVID-19’s control over our lives on the…

Carbajal’s Federal Firefighter Fairness Act Included in Year-End Deal on Track to Reach President’s Desk

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that his bipartisan bill to improve disability and retirement benefits for federal firefighters is included in the final negotiated version of this year’s defense policy bill, putting it on a path to becoming law by the end of this month.  The Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, which had already passed the House earlier this year on its…

President Biden Signs Carbajal-Backed Bill to Boost Domestic Baby Formula Production

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Yesterday, President Biden signed into law the Bulk Infant Formula to Retail Shelves Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Salud Carbajal aimed at boosting domestic baby formula production and getting more product on shelves amid the continued shortage across the United States. The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate both unanimously approved the legislation…

Congress Passes Carbajal-Backed Bill to Boost Domestic Baby Formula Production

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Yesterday, Congress passed the Bulk Infant Formula to Retail Shelves Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Salud Carbajal aimed at boosting domestic baby formula production and getting more product on shelves amid the continued shortage across the United States. The House unanimously approved the legislation Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the bill passed the…

Rep. Salud Carbajal Releases Reports Showing the Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Health Care Costs for Local Families

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Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal released a new report detailing how Central Coast families will soon see more affordable prescription drugs for Medicare recipients and lower health insurance premiums made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act. The report highlights how the new law signed last month will save Central Coast seniors more than $30 million on their prescription drug costs, avert…

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