Biden Administration Implements Carbajal-Backed Law to Close ‘Gun-Show Loophole’ and Expand Background Checks for Firearm Purchases

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Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) commended President Joe Biden and his administration for implementing improved background checks and tighter rules on the purchase of firearms, regulations required by the federal gun safety package Rep. Carbajal helped get signed into law in his previous term. “This is a small but important fix to our nation’s background check system for deadly…

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

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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-Championed Fund Delivers $29 Million to California for Red-Flag Law Implementation and Gun Violence Prevention

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After pushing to secure its creation in the bipartisan gun safety package passed last summer, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) today lauded the first awards by the new federal fund aimed at supporting implementation of red-flag laws and other gun violence reductions programs. The $750 million fund created by the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the gun safety package passed by…

Carbajal, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Strengthen Red-Flag Laws, Keep Guns from Dangerous Individuals

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Congressman Salud Carbajal and Senator Dianne Feinstein (both D-Calif.) today introduced the Extreme Risk Protection Order Expansion Act, a bill to help states enact laws that allow family members and law enforcement to acquire temporary court orders to have guns removed from dangerous individuals. The bill would create a new federal grant program to help enact extreme risk protection…

Congressman Carbajal Announces New $159,000 School Safety Grant for Guadalupe Union School District

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced a new $159,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for the Guadalupe Union School District to improve school safety and protect Central Coast students. The federal funding allocated from the Justice Department’s School Violence Prevention Program will support construction of a new entryway at Kermit McKenzie Intermediate School, the…

House Passes Carbajal-Backed Bills to Support Central Coast Law Enforcement, Reduce Gun Crime, and Improve Public Safety

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to advance a collection of bills that improve federal support for local law enforcement and other first responders, create new grant programs to help curb gun crime and solve gun crimes, and improve public safety on the Central Coast. The House passed the Invest to Protect Act, a bill…

Carbajal’s Provision to Promote ‘Red Flag’ Laws Included in Bipartisan Gun Safety Package Headed to President’s Desk

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Today, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives sent to the President’s desk a proposal championed by Congressman Salud Carbajal which will expand the use of ‘red flag’ laws, a portion of a commonsense gun safety package crafted over the past month. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act includes multiple provisions to reduce gun deaths and keep American communities safe,…

El Esfuerzo del Congresista Carbajal Sobre las Leyes de ‘Bandera Roja’ fué Aprobado en el Congreso, y Su Proyecto de Ley Será Firmada por el Presidente Biden

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Washington, DC. – Hoy, las dos cámaras del Congreso aprobaron un acuerdo bipartidista para reducir las muertes por armas que incluye incentivos para los estados a usar leyes de ‘bandera roja’, un esfuerzo del Congresista Salud Carbajal que ha defendido para proteger los los niños y las familias en todos los Estados Unidos. La Ley Bipartidista de Comunidades más Seguras (Bipartisan Safer…

House Approves Rep. Carbajal’s 'Red Flag' Legislation to Reduce Gun Deaths and Keep Guns Away from Dangerous Individuals

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Today, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve legislation written by Congressman Salud Carbajal aimed at expanding use of red flag laws nationwide to reduce gun deaths. Rep. Carbajal’s Extreme Risk Order Protection Act creates a grant program at the U.S. Department of Justice to encourage states to adopt ‘red flag’ laws and support the 19 states that…

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