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Apr 17, 2014

Garamendi & Bipartisan Coalition Urge FDA to Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste

“Small breweries that reuse their spent grain for cattle feed should be lauded for finding innovative ways to reuse what would otherwise be a wasted food product,” Garamendi said.

Apr 3, 2014

Solano County “Rosie the Riveters” Welcomed to U.S. Capitol by Congressman Garamendi

Northern California Women Served their Nation at Armament Factories during World War II. Garamendi expressed his deep appreciation for their work and role in improving American society.

Apr 1, 2014

Ranking Member Garamendi Supports Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill

"George Washington’s Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton referred to our Coast Guard as our ‘Sentinels of Commerce.’ Through commonsense reforms and smart investments, this bill bolsters our Sentinels’ vital economic and security missions."

Mar 27, 2014

Congressmen Garamendi and LaMalfa Introduce Water Storage Bill for Sites Reservoir

Construction of Sites Reservoir would bring California one major step closer to a drought-proof water system. It has support across the aisle and across the state. I will continue to work with Doug and local stakeholders to move this project across the finish line.”

Mar 19, 2014

Congressmen Garamendi and LaMalfa Announce Sites Reservoir Water Storage Bill

“The devastation of the drought has highlighted the need for additional water storage. Sites Reservoir would dramatically expand our water reserves – and create jobs in the process. We must heed the warning of the book of Genesis: stock up during the years of plenty, so that you can get by in the years of need."

Feb 11, 2014

In Coast Guard Bill Markup, Ranking Member Garamendi Fights for U.S. Jobs, Revival of Maritime Industry & Cruise Ship Passenger Bill of Rights

“This Coast Guard Reauthorization bill provides our mariners with the tools they need to get the job done. The bill reverses sequestration budget cuts that have undermined our coastal security and provides greater budget stability through a two-year authorization. The bill also provides multi-year procurement authority for the new Offshore Patrol Cutter to expedite the construction of this new class of cutter once production begins, and it reauthorizes the Small Shipyard Grant Program to stimulate job creation in local shipyards, such as the Bay Ship and Yacht Company in Alameda which received a grant in 2011.”

Feb 7, 2014

Garamendi Commends Passage of the Bipartisan Farm Bill into Law

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.

Jan 29, 2014

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.

Jan 15, 2014

Garamendi Votes for Government Funding Bill Compromise

“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."

Dec 19, 2013

Garamendi Supports Military Retirement Restoration Act

Legislation would undo military retiree benefit cuts included in the Bipartisan Budget Act

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