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Apr 22, 2014

On Earth Day, Congressman Garamendi Extols UC Davis Innovation at Unveiling of BioDigester that Turns Campus Waste into Campus Energy

He praised Davis Aggies for their innovation and entrepreneurship, pledging to continue as a champion for the school and the region’s businesses.

Apr 17, 2014

Garamendi & Bipartisan Coalition Urge FDA to Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste

“Small breweries that reuse their spent grain for cattle feed should be lauded for finding innovative ways to reuse what would otherwise be a wasted food product,” Garamendi said.

Apr 10, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Votes Against Ryan-Tea Party Budget

“If enacted into law, this extreme Tea Party-inspired budget would wreck havoc on my district and communities across America,” said Congressman Garamendi. “Construction on levees in flood prone Sacramento Valley communities would be delayed. College students would shoulder even more debt. Agricultural researchers at UC Davis would see their groundbreaking work halted. Seniors in Rio Vista would see their health costs skyrocket. Struggling families in my district would see food, housing, and health care taken away from them.”

Apr 8, 2014

On Equal Pay Day, Congressman Garamendi Calls for Action to End Gender Pay Gap

“I am a proud supporter of the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Fair Minimum Wage Act, which would dramatically shrink the wage gap and deserve a vote. This is a matter of basic economic freedom and fairness.”

Apr 7, 2014

Garamendi Supports Senate Passage of Unemployment Insurance Extension on Bipartisan Vote, Urges House to Immediately Follow

"The Senate finally moved forward with good bipartisan stopgap legislation to restore jobless benefits for those out of work through no fault of their own. The House should immediately do the same. We can’t afford further delay," he said.

Apr 3, 2014

Solano County “Rosie the Riveters” Welcomed to U.S. Capitol by Congressman Garamendi

Northern California Women Served their Nation at Armament Factories during World War II. Garamendi expressed his deep appreciation for their work and role in improving American society.

Apr 1, 2014

Ranking Member Garamendi Supports Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill

"George Washington’s Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton referred to our Coast Guard as our ‘Sentinels of Commerce.’ Through commonsense reforms and smart investments, this bill bolsters our Sentinels’ vital economic and security missions."

Mar 27, 2014

Congressmen Garamendi and LaMalfa Introduce Water Storage Bill for Sites Reservoir

Construction of Sites Reservoir would bring California one major step closer to a drought-proof water system. It has support across the aisle and across the state. I will continue to work with Doug and local stakeholders to move this project across the finish line.”

Mar 26, 2014

Garamendi Joins Discharge Petition to Compel Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

“I support comprehensive immigration reform that keeps families together, meets the needs of agriculture, higher education, and the tech sector, secures our borders, stands up for DREAMers, cracks down on abusive labor conditions, and offers a pathway to earned citizenship for otherwise law-abiding immigrants already contributing to our economy."

Mar 20, 2014

70 Women Attend Congressman Garamendi’s Women in the Workforce Symposium

“I’m here to tell you what you already know: when women succeed, America succeeds,” Garamendi said. “Our success as a nation depends on women taking their rightful place as equal leaders in our community, free from discrimination."

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