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Mandela showed us that truth and reconciliation can avoid bloodshed and that oppression can be overcome by a strong moral compass.
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.
University of California at Davis will lead the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Genomics to Improve poultry. They are one of ten research centers selected to develop a method for producing more food in an environmentally sensitive manner.
We can stop this madness and prevent another crisis in the future, but it’s going to take the House Republican leadership to once and for all stop catering to what the Wall Street Journal has labeled the Kamikaze Caucus. It means they’ll have to fear the lasting damage they’re doing to our economy more than they fear radical Members and outside groups. It means they’ll have to start listening to the vast majority of Republicans who don’t want to careen from crisis to crisis.
Congressman Garamendi denounces piecemeal budgeting and calls on Speaker Boehner and the tea party faction in Congress to let us vote to reopen the government.
Congressman Garamendi helps introduce a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the House of Representative that includes bipartisan ideas. He urges leadership in the House to allow a vote on the bill to fix America's immigration system.
The National Center for Sustainable Transportation will assert national leadership in reducing carbon emissions from transportation systems while supporting climate adaptation activities and continued mitigation of air pollution and other threats to public health.
"I met with local officials, educators, health officials, tribal leaders, and land managers on the many federal issues that impact the local community. Clean and reliable water, good schools, safe public lands, health access for the sick, job opportunities, and honoring our historical commitment to the Native American community: that was the agenda today, and the only ‘D’ and ‘R’ I was concerned about was District and Representative.”
The bill would eliminate food assistance for one in five veterans and hundreds of thousands of seniors, disabled people, and low-income working Americans. At a time when so many Americans are struggling to get by, these draconian cuts would plunge even more people into extreme poverty.
Today ARPA-E announced a new $1.5 million grant for UC Davis for advanced energy research.