Carbajal Announces $5 Million for Cal Poly Partnership with Air Force Research Laboratory for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Technology

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Santa Barbara, CA – Representative Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Representative Norma J. Torres (CA-35), and Representative Grace Napolitano (CA-32) have announced $10 million from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133) will be directed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Pomona to fund an Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Cal Polys and the Air Force Research Laborat...

National Defense Spending Bill Passes House

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Washington, DC – Tonight, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report for the 2021 fiscal year by a vote of 335 to 78, a veto-proof majority. As a conferee, Rep. Salud Carbajal played a key role in drafting the final product, which includes several wins for the Central Coast. “Every year, Congress sets aside our differences and passes a bipartisan NDAA that del...

Carbajal, Harris, Feinstein Advocate for Vandenberg Air Force Base as U.S. Space Command Headquarters

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For Immediate Release August 4, 2020 Contacts: Rep. Carbajal: Isabelle Bock | 202-774-6685 Sen. Feinstein: Anthony Rivera-Rodriguez | 202-224-6442 Sen. Harris: Meaghan Lynch | 202-280-8542 Santa Barbara, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Carbajal, along with U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, wrote to the Secretary of the Air Force to express strong support for selection of Vandenberg Air Force ...

Carbajal Votes to Pass War Powers Resolution

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Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal and 223 fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H. Con. Res. 83, a war powers resolution to more concretely define and limit President Donald Trump’s military actions regarding Iran. The resolution passed with bipartisan support. Congress’ decision-making role in matters of war is outlined in Article I of the U.S. Constitution. “It is the respon...

National Defense Authorization Act Passes House

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Today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report for the 2020 fiscal year. The sweeping bipartisan defense measure was the result of a compromise between the two individual House and Senate-passed versions of the NDAA. Rep. Salud Carbajal, member of the House Armed Services Committee, served as a conferee, helping shape the bill into its final form and securi...

Carbajal Chosen to Help Develop Final National Defense Authorization Act

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Last night, Rep. Salud Carbajal received the honor of being named a conferee for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2020 fiscal year. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, Carbajal took part in the 21-hour-long committee markup of the NDAA. Now, as a conferee, he will be a negotiator at the table as the House and Senate resolve differences between their two individu...

Carbajal Fights for Central Coast Priorities, National Defense Authorization Act Passes House

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Today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2020 fiscal year. The sweeping measure contained several of Rep. Salud Carbajal’s amendments—and a number of big wins for California’s 24th district. “Our Central Coast values are strongly represented in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. From a service member pay raise and military family protections, to en...

Carbajal, Feinstein, and Harris Push for Central Coast as U.S. Space Command Headquarters

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) wrote a letter urging the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, to designate Vandenberg Air Force Base as U.S. Space Command Headquarters. “Vandenberg’s existing space-related missions and assets, as well as its proximity to the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and num...

Key Central Coast Priorities Signed into Law in National Defense Authorization Act

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Washington, DC – Today, the President signed into law the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, which sets policy and authorizes funding for the U.S. military. The FY19 NDAA provides a 2.6% pay increase for our military personnel and provides the necessary resources to increase readiness through improved training and modernization efforts. The FY19 NDAA incl...

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