Carbajal Helps Advance Defense Policy Bill with Key Support for Central Coast Military Families, Vandenberg SFB, Research Partnerships with Local Universities

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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 Vandenberg Space ...

Rep. Carbajal Welcomes Vice President Harris to Vandenberg Space Force Base

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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 Defense offi...

Rep. Carbajal Applauds Inclusion of Vandenberg as Potential Home to STARCOM Permanent Base

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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 already ho...

Carbajal, Bipartisan House Approve Maritime Liability Reforms Inspired by Conception Boat Fire

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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 Act of 20...

Carbajal, Napolitano, Torres Deliver $10 Million for Cal Poly-Air Force Research Laboratory Partnership

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Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Norma J. Torres (CA-35), and Grace Napolitano (CA-32) today announced the inclusion of $10 million to support U.S. Air Force Educational Partnership Agreements (EPAs) at Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the omnibus government funding bill that passed the House last week.

Rep. Carbajal Joins Bipartisan House in Votes to Ban Russian Oil Imports, Provide $13.6 Billion in Humanitarian and Security Aid to Ukraine, Authorize New Sanctions

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Congressman Salud Carbajal joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass measures that support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression, hold Russia accountable for its unprovoked attack, and cut off key funding sources for Russia’s war effort.

Coast Guard Subcommittee Chair Salud Carbajal Helps Advance Key Reforms in the Coast Guard Authorization Act

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Congressman Salud Carbajal, Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, joined a bipartisan majority of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to advance the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2022. This bill includes key reforms that Carbajal has worked towards over the past year, including reforms to maritime liability rules in response to the 2019 Conception boat fire that killed 34 people and additional protections to eliminate sexual violence in the maritime industry.

Carbajal, Armed Services Committee Chairman Smith Visit Vandenberg Space Force Base

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Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, October 16, Congressman Salud Carbajal and Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith, visited Vandenberg Space Force Base to discuss the base’s pivotal role in advancing our nation’s military, civil, and commercial space capabilities. Rep. Carbajal and Chairman Smith Tour Space Launch Complex 6 site and receive briefing on VSFB commercial launc...

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