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“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.”
“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."
“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."
Congressman and Mrs. Garamendi Congratulate UC Davis Aggies for their Exceptional Peace Corps Service
“UC Davis encourages strong ethics and develops students into leaders with great integrity,” the Garamendis said. “This creates extraordinary Peace Corp Volunteers that are extremely successful in their field service and beyond.”
Today, farmers in the 3rd District and across America will finally have a Farm Bill that meets the needs of agriculture. Through crop insurance reform, smart investments in specialty crops, organics, the market access program, conservation, agricultural research, and other policies, this bill will empower Northern California’s agricultural economy and create jobs.
Congressman Garamendi Embraces Message of Opportunity for All in President Obama’s State of the Union Address
“I still believe that there is nothing wrong with America that can’t be fixed by what is right with America, and I will do all I can to work with the President and my colleagues to build the middle class,” he said.
Northern California Winner of the Department of Interior’s Partners in Conservation Award Congratulated by Congressman John Garamendi
Yolo County resident Mary Kimball is the Executive Director of the Center for Land-Based Learning, which works across Northern California to promote the integration of agriculture, nature and society, as well as to motivate the community to respect the natural environment that produces our food.
Garamendi Joins White House in Praising UC Davis College Opportunity Program and Fulbright Scholars from Yolo County
Garamendi praised UC Davis for expanding support for first-generation, low-income students as they embark on their college career. He also commended six outstanding Yolo County students and academics who have been awarded Fulbright Program scholarships to study abroad.
“Though flawed, this government appropriations bill increases critical investments in education, infrastructure, and defense, expanding opportunities for my constituents to secure a new job or keep the one they have. However, Congress needs to act on a comprehensive jobs plan."
At College Affordability Forum, Garamendi Urges College Rating System that Clearly Demonstrates Value to Students and Parents
Garamendi, spoke at a panel discussion on college affordability and President Obama’s initiative to create a uniform rating system that measures universities on the basis of access, completion, affordability, innovation, and transparency.