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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.
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.
"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."
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.”
“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."
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.”
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.
“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."
Legislation would undo military retiree benefit cuts included in the Bipartisan Budget Act