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Reflecting the continued struggles of far too many Americans in search of work, the Solano County Job Fair and Jobs Boot Camp hosted today by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) was exceedingly well-attended. 971 jobseekers, including 146 veterans, talked with more than 50 employers, labor unions, and job skills organizations and two dozen resume counselors.
Dozens of employers. Special employment opportunities for veterans. Covered CA representatives. Click here for more details.
Congressman Garamendi Alarmed by Air Force Suggestion that KC-10 Fleet on Chopping Block Due to Austerity Budgeting
"The era of austerity and sequestration is directly imperiling our national security. The KC-10 Tankers are a vital national security asset, helping with aerial refueling and logistical support," Garamendi said.
State admits a $3 Billion error in their analysis but continues to ignore comprehensive plans that would actually address California’s water needs. Garamendi has offered an updated version of his "Water Plan for All of California"
This bill is critical for California. WRDA authorizes both flood protection projects that save lives and property and needed improvements for our ports and waterways. Rebuilding our crumbling water infrastructure is crucial for American businesses, creating jobs in construction and agriculture while strengthening our ability to export American products around the world.
Reviewing the many horror stories from cruise ships in recent years, it is clear that proper oversight of the industry and consumer protections for passengers are desperately lacking. With this legislation, our goal is to prevent dream vacations from turning into nightmares.
Congressman Garamendi Praises Solano County’s Recology Dixon for Technological Innovation to Combat Effects of Climate Change
Now that’s innovation, and that’s the kind of thing that can be done. That methane coming off the landfill into the Caterpillar engine into the generator will replace more than a million gallons of diesel fuel that was once used to run that very same kind of an engine.
Garamendi Meets with Farmers, Manufacturers, Graduate Students, Affordable Housing Administrators, Job Skills Specialists During Busy Week in District
During the district work period this week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) engaged in a whirlwind tour across the 3rd Congressional District.
Congressman Garamendi Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill Adding Quagga Mussels to National Invasive Species List
“I’m a cosponsor of this bipartisan legislation, because Lake County residents deserve to be protected from these harmful invasive species," Congressman Garamendi said.
The bipartisan legislation continues the federal government’s commitment at Lake Tahoe by authorizing funding to reduce threats to wildfire, improve water clarity, combat invasive species and restore the environment in the Lake Tahoe Basin.