President Biden Approves Rep. Carbajal Push To Unlock Additional Federal Aid for Central Coast Communities Impacted by Recent Storms

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) thanked President Biden for approving California Governor Gavin Newsom’s request for a major disaster declaration, which will unlock additional federal storm aid for Central Coast communities impacted by recent winters storms, flooding, and other extreme weather. “I am grateful to President Biden and his administration for recognizing the severity of…

Rep. Carbajal Surveys Dredging Operations Underway at Ventura Harbor, Highlights $8.4 Million Delivered in 2024 Funding Deal

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Left to right: Congressman Salud Carbajal, Manson Construction Project Manager Max Oviedo, Senior Business Operations Ma

Congressman Salud Carbajal met with officials with the Ventura Port District to survey the annual dredging underway at the harbor and discuss how $8,471,000 he secured in the 2024 federal funding deal will help ensure safe navigation for Ventura Harbor’s maritime industry and recreational boaters and maintain its public beaches. The funding signed into law last month by President Joe…

Rep. Carbajal Announces Latest Round of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Santa Barbara Airport

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Carbajal announces $3.9 million for SBA

Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced new funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supporting Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, part of the most recent round of grants from the landmark law which has provided more than $30 million to Central Coast airports since 2021. Congressman Carbajal was joined by Santa Barbara Airport Director Christopher Hastert and Santa Barbara Mayor…

Rep. Carbajal Delivers $26 Million for Central Coast Harbors and Ports

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The federal funding deal signed into law by President Joe Biden last Friday includes nearly $26 million set aside for Central Coast harbors and ports to fund dredging and other upkeep work. The funding was sought by Congressman Salud Carbajal over the past year of negotiations over the federal budget for Fiscal Year 2024. “The Central Coast’s harbors and ports are central to our…

Rep. Carbajal Delivers $13,400,000 for Central Coast Projects in 2024 Funding Deal

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CPF Projects Map 2024

Representative Carbajal voted today to finalize $13,446,901 in funding he secured for Central Coast community projects in the 2024 government spending deal advanced by the U.S. House of Representatives. The funding, which Rep. Carbajal championed over the course of the past year’s federal budget negotiations, will go towards 14 projects ranging from affordable housing construction and…

Rep. Carbajal Leads 15 Hispanic Lawmakers Urging Biden Administration to Reverse Course on Cancellation of U.S.-Mexico Aviation Cooperation Agreement

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Representative Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) led a call with 14 other Hispanic members of the U.S. House of Representatives today urging the Biden Administration to reverse course on a proposal that could significantly reduce air service between the United States and Mexico. In January, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed canceling the Joint Cooperation Agreement (JCA) between…

Congressman Salud Carbajal and Congresswoman Julia Brownley Present $12 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to the County of Ventura for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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Congressman Salud Carbajal and Congresswoman Julia Brownley Present $12 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

On Friday, January 26, Congressman Salud Carbajal and Congresswoman Julia Brownley presented a $12 million federal award from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand access to public electric vehicle charging in Ventura County, advancing the County’s goals of equitable mobility and energy resiliency. The federal funds are projected to support the construction of 190 new EV chargers…

Rep. Carbajal Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Delivering Nearly $1,000,000 to Protect Santa Barbara County Pedestrians, Prevent Roadway Deaths

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Nearly $1,000,000 from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is coming to Santa Barbara to help prevent roadway deaths

Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced today nearly $1,000,000 in grants funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to prevent roadway deaths and protect pedestrians in Santa Barbara County. Grants from the Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program, which was created by Rep. Carbajal through his work on the 2021 infrastructure law, is delivering funds to both the City and…

Rep. Carbajal Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Delivering $1,000,000 to Improve Central Coast Passenger Rail Options

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Rep. Carbajal Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Delivering $1,000,000 to Improve Central Coast Passenger Rail Options

Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced $1,000,000 in investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support improved passenger rail options for Central Coast residents through a federal rail program created by his work on the landmark 2021 law. The federal investments will support efforts to expand and improve the Pacific Surfliner corridor through the Central Coast down to…

Rep. Carbajal, Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Streamline TSA Security Clearance Process for Transportation Workers

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined his colleagues U.S. Reps. Garret Graves, Adam Smith, Mark Green, Michael Guest, and Dina Titus to introduce bipartisan legislation, the Transportation Security Screening Modernization Act, to eliminate the redundant fees and background checks for essential transportation workers. The bill cuts through red tape to allow workers to apply existing…

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