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  • Carbajal, Brownley, Feinstein Introduce Conception Boat Safety Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) with Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26) introduced the Small Passenger Vessel Safety Act of 2019 to raise the standards of maritime safety and prioritize the well-being of the public. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Senate version of this bill. “If we are to save lives and make necessary reforms in the wake of the Conception tragedy, we must no longer allow older vessels to operate under antiquated regulations at the expense of our public safety,” said ... Read more

  • Rep. Carbajal and Cargo Pilots Introduce Safe Skies Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) along with members of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), International Brotherhood of Teamsters, cargo pilots, commercial pilots and aviation experts introduced the Safe Skies Act of 2019. This bipartisan bill would ensure cargo pilots are operating under rules that fight fatigue and keep our airspace free from danger. Currently, cargo pilots are operating under weaker flight, duty and rest regulation... Read more

  • Carbajal Questions Coast Guard and NTSB in Conception Boat Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Watch Carbajal committee questioning here. Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal questioned members of the U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on safety regulations and next steps related to the Conception boat fire that took 34 lives off the coast of Santa Barbara earlier this year. The questioning occurred at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on maritime safety that Rep. Carbajal requested in the wake of the Conception tragedy. Carbajal questioned t... Read more

  • Carbajal Introduces New Infrastructure Bank Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Rep. Salud Carbajal announced the introduction of his new bill to create a national infrastructure bank today at the 11th North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure. The bill, named the National Infrastructure Investment Corporation (NIIC) Act of 2019, sets up a national infrastructure bank that would help leverage private dollars to give local governments another way to fund critical infrastructure projects. “[This bill] helps communities gain funding to repa... Read more

  • Carbajal Prioritizes Transportation and Infrastructure in SLO County
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Carbajal meets with Caltrans, SLOCOG and CHP to discuss Highway 46 This week, Rep. Salud Carbajal hosted two events to speak with constituents and experts across San Luis Obispo County about the region’s various infrastructure needs. Carbajal vowed to continue his work in Congress to ensure that Central Coast infrastructure priorities are addressed in a timely and efficient manner. “There is a clear need for improved infrastructure across our district and nation. Strong, secure roads and bridge... Read more

  • Carbajal Discusses the Path Forward for Infrastructure Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, participated yesterday in an infrastructure panel hosted by Politico and the National League of Cities where they discussed the path forward for an infrastructure investment package in Congress this year. With broad support from both Congress and the President for a robust infrastructure package, momentum continues to grow for investments in our roads, bridges, energy, water and other infrast... Read more

  • Carbajal Chairs Transportation Committee’s First Hearing on Climate Change Adaptation
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, chaired the Committee’s first climate change-focused hearing of the 116th Congress titled: “Examining How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change.” The hearing explored the transportation sector’s role in climate change and engaged individuals in the public and private sectors who have demonstrated pragmatic solutions for reducing carbon emissions and bui... Read more

  • Carbajal Elected Vice Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) was elected unanimously to serve as Vice Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 116th Congress, a leadership position reserved for an active member of the Committee who has been in Congress for less than five years. “The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has a long history of working in a bipartisan way to get things done for the American people, and as Vice Chair, Rep. Carbajal is ready to help continue that legacy,” sa... Read more

  • Carbajal Announces $3 Million in Funding for Arroyo Grande Creek Flood Control
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Army Corps to Invest $4.9 Million in Port San Luis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Avila Beach, CA – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest $4.9 million to supplement funding Port San Luis breakwater repairs. In April, Carbajal directly requested that the Assistant Secretary of the Army and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget include funding for the breakwater repair in their fiscal year 2018 work plan. Read his full letter here. “The failing breakwater infrastructure at Port San Luis represents a c... Read more

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