Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that he will continue to serve on three House committees in his new term: Agriculture; Armed Services; and Transportation and Infrastructure.
Carbajal will continue as the top-ranking Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, and will serve as that Subcommittee’s Ranking… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal shared that the final version of the Fiscal Year 2023 defense policy bill, which passed the House of Representatives earlier this month and was signed into law by President Biden today, includes important support for the Central Coast’s military families and numerous provisions that he pushed to include in the new law.
The National Defense Authorization… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to support U.S. veterans who experienced sexual trauma during their service by updating how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) calculates benefits related to those injuries.
The Veteran Restitution and Justice Act would change the effective date of a veteran’s claim to… Read more »
Last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) introduced the “Fight for the American Dream Act,” legislation that creates a pathway for participants of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program to join and serve in the United States military.
“When my parents brought me to this country as a young child, I was granted the opportunity to get a good… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal applauded the Senate’s passage of the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act, which sends the landmark veterans’ health benefit bill to the desk of President Joe Biden to become law.
The comprehensive veterans’ benefits legislation will open up health care benefits to over 3.5 million veterans exposed to toxic substances during… Read more »
Earlier this morning, Rep. Salud Carbajal joined a bipartisan majority of the House Armed Services Committee to send its comprehensive defense policy bill for the upcoming fiscal year to the House Floor.
Included within the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23 NDAA) are multiple provisions championed by Congressman Carbajal that will support operations at… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris to the Central Coast on a visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) and highlighted the pivotal role the base plays in advancing the United States’ military, civil, and commercial space capabilities.
The Vice President and Rep. Carbajal, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined senior Department of… Read more »
Congressman Salud Carbajal joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation that will help hold Russia accountable for war crimes committed by its forces in Ukraine. Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal praised in the inclusion of Vandenberg Space Force Base (SFB) on the list of bases under consideration for the permanent location for the U.S. Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM).
The candidate location list was announced by the Department of the Air Force yesterday evening.
“As I’ve made repeatedly clear to the Pentagon, the Central Coast is… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal, Chairman of the House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to approve maritime liability reforms that he first proposed in the aftermath of the Conception boat fire in 2019.
The reforms approved today as a part of the Don Young Coast Guard Authorization… Read more »