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"The GROW AMERICA Act is a smart investment in job-creation, transportation safety, business growth, and environmental protection. We need this type of program in order to rebuild and renew our crumbling infrastructure, to provide economic certainty, and to make the U.S. more competitive in a global marketplace."
America’s Coast Guard and Merchant Marine play an indispensible role in our national security and economic prosperity. This bipartisan legislation supports their work and I applaud its passage.
“Americans working in good faith to repay their student loans deserve access to the same lower interest rates as current students. A college education should be an investment into the future, not a ball-and-chain from the past. It’s time for Congress to vote on the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act."
My heart goes out to every person impacted by the horrific train derailment in Philadelphia. We must learn from this tragedy, apply these lessons, and strengthen our nation’s transportation safety.
Addressing graduates at the California Maritime Academy and in Virginia at the annual "Salute to Congress" hosted by the International Propeller Club, Garamendi called for a law requiring that American natural gas and crude oil be exported on U.S. ships.
“This legislation strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to protect our nation and safeguard maritime commerce. It does so by providing budget stability and funds to address the many unmet capital project needs of the Coast Guard.”
At Advancing Women’s Careers and Dreams Conference, Garamendi & Experts Discuss Status of Women in the Workplace in 2015
The Congressman brought together experts and dozens of accomplished women in business, non-profits, and public service. He said, "In America today, women are taking their rightful place as equals at home, at work, and in the community, but as everyone in this room knows, we haven’t broken the glass ceiling yet."
Congressman Garamendi Makes Case for Revitalization of American Shipbuilding Industry and American Jobs at Bay Planning Coalition Meeting in Oakland
Garamendi's speech focused on America's pivotal opportunity to create thousands of American jobs by revitalizing America's shipbuilding industry.
Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan GPS Backup Bill to Safeguard National Security, Economy & Public Safety
"From land navigation on cell phones to a timing source for our national infrastructure, we need a reliable backup system to GPS," Garamendi said.
Congressmen Garamendi, Lance, and Bilirakis Bring Attention to Rare Diseases in Press Conference with Vacaville Advocate Running Across America
“Families across America are suffering from rare diseases. We can and must find cures through accelerated research and development. Noah’s remarkable feat reminds us that Americans can accomplish great things. I am proud to call Noah my constituent and to lend my voice to this effort to find 21st Century Cures."