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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.
Congressman Garamendi Votes for Budget Compromise, Urges Immediate Passage of Unemployment Insurance, Jobs Bill
This bipartisan compromise earned my support because it rolls back some of the job destroying sequester cuts that are holding back American businesses and workers. More jobs will exist with this deal than without it.
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.