Rep. Carbajal Presses Sec. Buttigieg on Securing Infrastructure Law Funding for 101 Improvements

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At a hearing held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today, Congressman Salud Carbajal urged Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to approve funds from the landmark Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that he helped pass for planned improvements to the U.S. Highway 101 along the Central Coast. The planned improvements sought for the 101 have already seen more than $800 millio...

In Santa Maria, Rep. Carbajal Touts $8 Million for the Central Coast Delivered by His Vote for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal visited Santa Maria Airport (SMX) and touted more than $8 million in funding already secured from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) for Central Coast projects in the seven months since it was signed into law. These historic first investments from the BIL—part of $9.7 billion already announced for California’s transportation, climate, energy, and environmental proje...

Rep. Carbajal Announces New Transportation and Climate Funding for California’s Central Coast Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that California will receive over $555 million in investments under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to provide more transportation options for California’s Central Coast, ease congestion in local communities, and reduce carbon pollution across the state. The investments, totaling more than $6.4 billion nationwide, are being administered under the Feder...

Rep. Carbajal Highlights Over $21 Million in New Investments for San Luis Obispo Transit from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, American Rescue Plan

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Congressman Salud Carbajal highlighted two new grants announced this month for San Luis Obispo area transit improvements, totaling more than $21 million, that were made possible by his work in Congress approving both the American Rescue Plan and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

$9.5 Million for Santa Barbara Projects Set to Become Law Today Thanks to Rep. Carbajal’s Advocacy

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Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that $9,512,340 in direct funding for Santa Barbara County community projects will be signed into law by President Biden after more than a year of advocacy for critical local projects.

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 Announces Central Coast and California to Receive Over $4.9 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, Rep. Carbajal announced that the first installments of federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are on their way to the Central Coast. Federal Aviation Administration allocations will deliver $7,381,647 to local airports and California will receive $4,862,447,187 in Federal Highway Administration funds to create jobs improving our roads and bridges. This is...

Carbajal Attends Infrastructure Bill Signing Ceremony at White House

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Carbajal traveled to the White House to witness the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act be signed into law. The bill represents a once-in-a-generation investment that will create good-paying jobs rebuilding America’s infrastructure, help tackle the climate crisis, and position the United States to compete in a 21st century economy. The bill is the largest f...

Bipartisan Defense Bill Passes House, Includes Central Coast Heritage Protection Act and Other Priorities

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Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Carbajal voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2022 Fiscal Year. The bill passed the House on a bipartisan basis, by a vote of 316-113. The sweeping measure includes several of Rep. Carbajal’s proposals to address Central Coast priorities and meet our national security needs, including Rep. Carbajal’s bill to protect over 250...

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