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“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.”
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 Urges Immediate Action to Keep Communities Safe at Oil-By-Rail Press Conference with Federal Railroad Acting Administrator Feinberg, Local and State Leaders
Garamendi hosted a press conference in Davis to urge the implementation of stronger safety standards for hazardous material transported by rail, especially Bakken crude oil.
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.
“Families living near oil-by-rail shipping lines are rightfully concerned about the safety of the trains that pass through their communities. For that reason, I have repeatedly called on the Department of Transportation to use all the tools at their disposal to ensure that these shipments are as safe and secure as possible."
LaMalfa & Garamendi Introduce Legislation to Build Sites Reservoir, Store Water for Millions of Californians
“California is famous for bouncing back from adversity and emerging stronger. Sites Reservoir will play a key role in making our state drought resilient by expanding our water reserves."
DeFazio, Garamendi to GOP Leadership: Don’t Hold Coast Guard Funding Hostage to Push Political Agenda
The Coast Guard is currently underfunded to meet its mission goals, and now House Republican leadership wants to shut it down. This would force our service members to serve their nation without pay. It would increase dangers on our seas. Instead of shutting down our security, we should immediately fund Homeland Security operations.
In Fiscal Year 2014, Lake County received more than $959,000 in geothermal royalties, money that directly supports public infrastructure, safety, and conservation efforts.
President’s Budget Advances Northern California Water Projects that Congressman Garamendi Fought For
The President’s Budget helps guide which projects get funded. I am proud to announce that the Administration’s Budget proposes funding for crucial Northern California water infrastructure projects that my office has advocated. These projects would establish property- and life-saving flood protection for Glenn, Yuba, Sutter, Sacramento, and Yolo counties. They would also help protect our environment and bring immense economic value to communities across our region.
The Congressman will serve his constituents on the Transportation & Infrastructure and Armed Services committees. He is well positioned to support needs of the district, including levee construction and supporting Travis and Beale Air Force Bases.