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May 20, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Cosponsors Transformational Transportation Bill: The GROW AMERICA Act

"The GROW AMERICA Act is a smart investment in job-creation, transportation safety, business growth, and environmental protection. We need this type of program in order to rebuild and renew our crumbling infrastructure, to provide economic certainty, and to make the U.S. more competitive in a global marketplace."

May 18, 2015

Coast Guard Bill that Garamendi Co-Authored Passes House of Representatives

America’s Coast Guard and Merchant Marine play an indispensible role in our national security and economic prosperity. This bipartisan legislation supports their work and I applaud its passage.

May 18, 2015

Woodland Job Fair

Last year's Woodland Job Fair was such a success, we're doing it again! This job fair, hosted by our office, will feature dozens of employers, resume review workshops, and networking opportunities.

May 15, 2015

As Interest Rates Drop for New Student Loans, Garamendi Highlights Need for Refinancing Options

“Americans working in good faith to repay their student loans deserve access to the same lower interest rates as current students. A college education should be an investment into the future, not a ball-and-chain from the past. It’s time for Congress to vote on the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act."

May 14, 2015

Garamendi Statement on Tragic Amtrak Crash

My heart goes out to every person impacted by the horrific train derailment in Philadelphia. We must learn from this tragedy, apply these lessons, and strengthen our nation’s transportation safety.

May 1, 2015

Local Water Projects Clear House Following Garamendi’s Extensive Work

Congressman Garamendi has been closely working on, these water projects, including desperately needed levee improvements.

May 1, 2015

Garamendi Votes Against Bill that would Escalate Modern Nuclear Arms Race and Make Shortsighted Cuts to Alternative Energy

The bill includes $8.7 billion to maintain America’s nuclear weapons stockpile, $526 million more than FY 2015. Garamendi fears this increase in spending to support our already bloated nuclear weapons program, particularly in the context of delicate diplomacy with Iran and Russia, could trigger a chain reaction that would accelerate a modern nuclear arms race.

Apr 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Responds to Governor Brown’s Revised BDCP Water Policy

"The changes to the BDCP just confirm our fear that this project is not about restoring the environment,” Congressman Garamendi said.

Apr 30, 2015

Garamendi Warns of New Nuclear Arms Race during Defense Authorization Amendments Hearing

Garamendi introduced a number of amendments to inform Congress about the costs and risks of our new nuclear arms race.

Apr 23, 2015

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization

“This legislation strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to protect our nation and safeguard maritime commerce. It does so by providing budget stability and funds to address the many unmet capital project needs of the Coast Guard.”

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