Representative Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) joined his House Agriculture Committee colleagues Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.), Max Miller (R-Ohio), and Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) to lead 30 Members of Congress in an effort urging Agriculture Committee leaders to prioritize federal support and financial resources for specialty crop mechanization research and development in the 2024 Farm Bill.
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The White House has joined California Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Jim Costa (CA-21), Zoe Lofgren (CA-18), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) in asking Congress to approve disaster relief funds for California farmers and growers and others impacted by recent natural disasters.
The White House requested $2.8 billion in disaster aid for farmers and ranchers… Read more »
Today, California Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Jim Costa (CA-21), Zoe Lofgren (CA-18), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) are calling on the White House to include disaster relief funds for California farmers and growers in their forthcoming supplemental request for domestic priorities.
The lawmakers represent a region of California that was battered by storms… Read more »
A bill led by Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) to promote mechanization research and development in U.S. agriculture is being recommended for passage by the New Democrat Coalition’s (NDC) Farm Bill Task Force.
The NDC Farm Bill Task Force recently endorsed 44 pieces of legislation for inclusion in the 2023 Farm Bill; including Carbajal’s Advancing Automation Research and Development in… Read more »
The co-chairs of the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus highlighted the U.S. House of Representatives approval today of one of the group’s legislative priorities: the Don Young American Grown Act.
The bipartisan bill, which was added as an amendment to the House’s annual defense policy bill earlier this week, requires that any cut flowers or cut green officially on display in public areas… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined Representatives Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Max Miller (OH-07), and Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to introduce a bill establishing a Specialty Crop Mechanization and Automation Research and Development Program within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support specialty crop mechanization and automation projects.
"Growing up, I… Read more »
Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, recently introduced with his colleagues the Community College Agriculture Advancement Act, a bipartisan bill which would fund community college workforce training, education, and research programs in agriculture.
The legislation will be considered for inclusion in this year’s Farm Bill.
Many community… Read more »
Today, California Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Jimmy Panetta (CA-19), Jim Costa (CA-21), and Zoe Lofgren (CA-18) are urging the creation and passage of a disaster recovery package in the U.S. House of Representatives that can aid recovery efforts for California farms and ranches devastated by historic storms earlier this year.
“For nearly three weeks, California was hit with… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) toured the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s new warehouse in Goleta to see where the $1,500,000 he delivered in last year’s federal funding package will help expand capacity to serve Central Coast families in need.
“Last spring, nearly a year ago, I got a request from the Foodbank to help them get federal funding to help get Sharehouse up… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced that he will continue to serve on three House committees in his new term: Agriculture; Armed Services; and Transportation and Infrastructure.
Carbajal will continue as the top-ranking Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, and will serve as that Subcommittee’s Ranking… Read more »