Reps. Carbajal, LaMalfa, Miller, and Spanberger Lead Push for Investments in Specialty Crop Mechanization in the 2024 Farm Bill

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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. In a…

Reps. Carbajal, Brownley, Costa, Lofgren, Panetta Applaud White House Request of $2.8 Billion for Agriculture Disaster Relief

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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…

Reps. Carbajal, Brownley, Costa, Lofgren, Panetta Urge White House to Include Agriculture Disaster Relief in New Supplemental Request to Congress

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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…

Rep. Carbajal’s Bill to Promote Mechanization Research and Development in Agriculture Endorsed by New Democrat Coalition’s Farm Bill Task Force

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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…

Cut Flower Caucus Co-Chairs Highlight House Passage of Measure to Guarantee American Flowers Used in Government Decor

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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…

Reps. Carbajal, LaMalfa, Miller, Spanberger Introduce Bill to Advance Automation Research and Development

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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…

Rep. Carbajal, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fund Agricultural Education at Community Colleges

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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…

Reps. Carbajal, Panetta, Lofgren, Costa Request Disaster Relief Package to Help California Farms Damaged by Winter Storms, Catastrophic Flooding

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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…

Congressman Carbajal Delivers $1,500,000 for Foodbank of Santa Barbara County to Expand Capacity in South Santa Barbara County

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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…

Rep. Carbajal Re-Appointed to Agriculture, Armed Services, Transportation and Infrastructure Committees for 118th Congress

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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…

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