More on Transportation and Infrastructure

Sep 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes to Keep Government Services Operating, 151 in House Vote to Shut Down Government

Garamendi votes to prevent a government shutdown that would severely harm our economy and vital services that millions of Americans depend on.

Sep 16, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Urges Use of American Maritime Assets for Any Future Crude Oil Exports

In letter, Rep. Garamendi urges adoption of beneficial maritime asset model currently used for exports of North Slope Alaskan crude

Jul 29, 2015

Rep. Garamendi on "Alternate" Current" with Lowell Grant: KPFZ-FM Lake County, 7/29/15

Rep. Garamendi discusses the latest issues in Congress with Lowell Grant on "Alternate Current" KPFZ-FM Lake County, 7/29/15

Jul 15, 2015

Garamendi Calls for Long Term Transportation Solutions, Votes for Must Pass Short Term Stopgap

The government that functions best is the government that prepares for the future. The GROW AMERICA Act makes a solid investment in our future transportation needs, acknowledging the reality that we are not putting enough resources behind the infrastructure that drives all aspects of our economy, from commuting to work to transporting goods.

Jul 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi & Congresswoman Lowey Respond to New Study on Crude Oil Combustibility, Calls for Immediate Crude Oil-by-Rail Volatility Safety Standard

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), who served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department under President Clinton, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland, NY), the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today responded to the announcement by urging immediate federal action to keep communities safer in the transportation of Bakken crude oil-by-rail.

Jul 8, 2015

Garamendi backs bill to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, together with 19 other Democrats, introduced on Wednesday the Grow America Act, a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill that provides $478 billion over six years to address the nation’s infrastructure crisis.

Jul 1, 2015

Congressman Garamendi & Transportation Secretary Foxx Discuss Critical Sacramento Region Infrastructure Issues

Garamendi’s Focus: Surface Transportation Bill Crude Oil-by-Rail Safety, Broadband

Jun 25, 2015

Statement by Congressman John Garamendi on King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case on Affordable Care Act Subsidies

“The Supreme Court did the commonsense thing in upholding Affordable Care Act subsidies for people insured through the federal exchange. Today's decision is a relief."

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.