More on Environment
If the Midwest is America’s breadbasket, California is America’s garden basket, home to the world’s largest variety of rice, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
The good news is that this nation, the strongest economic nation in the world, can solve the climate change problem or at least lead, and in doing so we can put people back to work.
Congressman Garamendi Congratulates UC Davis on Recognition as the Best Agricultural Teaching and Research University in the World
For decades, UC Davis, a historic land-grant university, has developed cutting-edge farm practices, research, and local partnerships.
Ending preventable flight delays is good, but Congress also needs to prevent the draconian cuts to our nation’s defense, research, Head Start, and children’s health care that are already causing alarm among families in my district.
"As currently designed, the BDCP is really a Bay Delta Destruction Plan that takes taxpayers for a ride, leaves behind a mess, and transfers water from the North to the South. As an alternative, I have outlined a comprehensive water plan to meet the needs of all California residents."
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act would establish the Delta as a National Heritage Area and would protect and promote the history, resources, and economy of the community.
Congressman Garamendi today called on Congress to come together and pass a responsible deal that includes a balance of cuts and revenue.
Sequestration Hurts Northern California Air Force Bases, Flood Protection and Research Universities, Warns Congressman Garamendi
Taking to the Floor of the United States House of Representatives, told the story of how Northern California communities will be harmed by the sequester.
Ranking Member John Garamendi’s Statement at Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Hearing
Our maritime economy remains a key source of prosperity for the overall American economy – not least of which for the rice producers and other farmers and fishermen in the 3rd District I’m honored to represent.
My highest priorities are promoting California's agricultural commerce and research, investing in conservation programs, and ensuring food security.