More on Transportation and Infrastructure

Apr 23, 2015

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization

“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.”

Apr 9, 2015

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.

Apr 8, 2015

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.

Mar 26, 2015

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.

Mar 3, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Leads Letter Opposing Delay in Oil Rail Safety Standards

“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."

Feb 26, 2015

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."

Feb 25, 2015

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.

Feb 24, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Joins Bipartisan Fight for Geothermal Energy Revenue in Budget

In Fiscal Year 2014, Lake County received more than $959,000 in geothermal royalties, money that directly supports public infrastructure, safety, and conservation efforts.

Feb 4, 2015

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.

Jan 29, 2015

Garamendi’s Committee Assignments Announced, Including New Roles in Aviation and Counterterrorism

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.

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