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May 15, 2014

Garamendi Welcomes Aircraft Manufacturer and Hundreds of Jobs to Solano County

In 2013, Garamendi wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in support of ICON Aircraft’s proposed facility, which is now becoming a reality. The consumer sport plane manufacturer is planning on generating well over 400 new manufacturing and sales jobs in the region.

Apr 22, 2014

On Earth Day, Congressman Garamendi Extols UC Davis Innovation at Unveiling of BioDigester that Turns Campus Waste into Campus Energy

He praised Davis Aggies for their innovation and entrepreneurship, pledging to continue as a champion for the school and the region’s businesses.

Apr 10, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Votes Against Ryan-Tea Party Budget

“If enacted into law, this extreme Tea Party-inspired budget would wreck havoc on my district and communities across America,” said Congressman Garamendi. “Construction on levees in flood prone Sacramento Valley communities would be delayed. College students would shoulder even more debt. Agricultural researchers at UC Davis would see their groundbreaking work halted. Seniors in Rio Vista would see their health costs skyrocket. Struggling families in my district would see food, housing, and health care taken away from them.”

Mar 20, 2014

70 Women Attend Congressman Garamendi’s Women in the Workforce Symposium

“I’m here to tell you what you already know: when women succeed, America succeeds,” Garamendi said. “Our success as a nation depends on women taking their rightful place as equal leaders in our community, free from discrimination."

Mar 11, 2014

Safe Climate Caucus Members Call for Action on Climate Change

Congressman John Garamendi spoke of the importance of investing in renewable energy technologies to help reduce the impacts of climate change. Congressman Garamendi applauded the President’s budget for supporting programs like the renewable energy tax credit and called for Congress to develop an energy plan that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Feb 7, 2014

Garamendi Welcomes Davis Being Named a Key USDA "Climate Hub"

"These 'Climate Hubs' are a practical and important part of our national strategy to address climate change. They’ll help farmers engage in best practices to adjust to extreme weather and a changing climate," said Congressman Garamendi.

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 17, 2014

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.

Jan 17, 2014

California Congress Members Support Governor Brown’s Drought Declaration, Urge State & Federal Action on Water Conservation, Recycling & Storage

Congress Members Garamendi (CA-3), George Miller (CA-11), Mike Thompson (CA-5), Doris Matsui (CA-6), Jerry McNerney (CA-9), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Ami Bera (CA-7) today thanked Governor Jerry Brown for declaring a drought emergency in California. Given the dire nature of the state’s water resources, the Members urge the Governor to prioritize adding to the water supply – including water recycling, conservation, and storage – instead of pushing for a $25 billion water infrastructure project, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), which threatens the Bay Delta ecosystem, farmers, fisheries, local communities, and other stakeholders that depend on a healthy Bay Delta.

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