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Nov 16, 2015

Sacramento City Unified faces criticism for buying Chinese canned fruit

The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement.

Nov 13, 2015

Garamendi talks Trump and the 2016 race on Fox Business Closing Bell

Congressman Garamendi (D-CA) joins Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) on Fox Business Closing Bell to discuss Donald Trump and the latest political news

Nov 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Discusses GI Bill at Woodland Community College before 100+ Crowd of Veterans, Students, Family, and Faculty

"So long as I’m in Congress, I will always support the GI Bill, because college degrees and career education unlock doors that should never be closed on our veterans," Garamendi said.

Oct 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Submits Public Comment on Twin Tunnels Boondoggle, Responds to Governor Brown’s Disappointing Remarks

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) submitted his public comment on the massive twin tunnels, falsely called the “California WaterFix”, that are proposed to be built through the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Oct 28, 2015

Garamendi’s Letter to 3rd District Water Leaders on Delta Tunnels Public Comment

Comments to Delta tunnel proponents are due this Friday, October 30, 2015. Comments can be submitted to BDCP/WaterFix Comments, P.O. Box 1919, Sacramento, CA 95812 or by email to

Oct 27, 2015

John Garamendi on C-SPAN Washington Journal: October 27, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi joins C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the budget deal, transportation funding, and the fight against ISIS in Syria

Oct 13, 2015

Garamendi urges transport of exported crude on US ships with US crews

In House Floor debate on HR702, which would allow unfettered exports of American crude, Rep. Garamendi urges provisions requiring transport of exports on American ships crewed by American mariners.

Oct 7, 2015

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Oct. 7, 2015

Thumbs up: Women of the year named

Sep 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes to Keep Government Services Operating, 151 in House Vote to Shut Down Government

Garamendi votes to prevent a government shutdown that would severely harm our economy and vital services that millions of Americans depend on.

Sep 25, 2015

Rep. Garamendi discusses Pope Francis' speech on CNN Situation Room

Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) talks with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper about Pope Francis' speech to Congress.