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Mar 18, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Hosts Community Discussion on Women in the STEM Workforce

Congressman John Garamendi’s (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) women’s advisory committee, the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), today hosted a community conversation on helping women enter advanced careers in Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering (STEM) and overcome workplace discrimination.

Mar 8, 2016

Women's Initiative Network Roundtable Conversation

Women’s Initiative Network Roundtable Conversation on Balancing Family Life and Career Advancement: Strategies to Encourage Women in STEM, to Overcome Workplace Bias, and to Lay the Foundation for a Rewarding Career Track

Dec 3, 2015

Two Amendments by Congressman John Garamendi Adopted into House Energy Bill

Amendments would reduce likelihood of destructive and lethal oil train explosions, and require that transportation of energy be included in security evaluations

Oct 27, 2015

John Garamendi on C-SPAN Washington Journal: October 27, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi joins C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the budget deal, transportation funding, and the fight against ISIS in Syria

Oct 20, 2015

Feds move in to control drones

California needed to pour cold water on the idiots flying drones so close to California wildfires that they threaten lives and drive away aircraft trying to put out the blazes. Gov. Jerry Brown didn’t think enough about the threat to sign legislation limiting the use of drones.

Jul 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes for Medical Cures Bill that Passes House of Representatives

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) voted for the 21st Century Cures Act, a cause championed by Vacaville resident Noah Coughlan, who ran across the country three times to bring attention to rare diseases.

Jul 2, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Salutes Constituent Noah Coughlan’s Efforts to Bring Attention to Rare Diseases

Today Congressman Garamendi recognized Noah Coughlan of Vacaville who is about to complete his third run across America to bring attention to rare diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and Batten Disease.

Jun 18, 2015

Garamendi Statement on Pope Francis Climate Change Encyclical

The Pope addresses his encyclical to ‘every person living on this planet,’ because climate change affects us all and everyone has an obligation to help address this crisis. The good news is that we can rise to this challenge through innovation, advocacy, and smart public policy. We are morally compelled to act.

May 1, 2015

Garamendi Votes Against Bill that would Escalate Modern Nuclear Arms Race and Make Shortsighted Cuts to Alternative Energy

The bill includes $8.7 billion to maintain America’s nuclear weapons stockpile, $526 million more than FY 2015. Garamendi fears this increase in spending to support our already bloated nuclear weapons program, particularly in the context of delicate diplomacy with Iran and Russia, could trigger a chain reaction that would accelerate a modern nuclear arms race.