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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted to send the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a landmark package to lower health care and energy costs for Central Coast families while tackling climate change and reducing the budget deficit, to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law.
“The Inflation Reduction Act is a landmark bill that meets the greatest challenges that we are facing today—from… Read more »
El congresista Salud Carbajal votó hoy para aprobar la nueva propuesta de ley de reducción de la inflación que devolverá dinero a los bolsillos de las familias de la Costa Central, reducirá los costos de salud y energía y combatirá el cambio climático.
La nueva propuesta de ley, que será firmada por el presidente Biden en los próximos días, ayudará a reducir el costo de medicamentos… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted to approve two bills in the U.S. House to affirm the Constitutional right to keep reproductive health care choices between a patient and a doctor: one to codify a nationwide right to abortion, and another to protect a patient’s right to travel nationally for reproductive health care without interference or fear of prosecution.
“In the weeks since… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass two measures aimed at alleviating shortages of infant formula for Central Coast families.
The first, the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, is a $28 million emergency funding bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funds to purchase… Read more »