More on Transportation and Infrastructure
As Congressional Hearing and at events for National Maritime Day, Garamendi working to strengthen the maritime sector, which is vital to the defense of our nation and to the strength of our economy.
The good news is that this nation, the strongest economic nation in the world, can solve the climate change problem or at least lead, and in doing so we can put people back to work.
Garamendi welcomed the debut of a new fleet of locomotives, manufactured in Sacramento. The trains' construction led to 200 new jobs in Sacramento and hundreds more across the country. Garamendi supports a Make It In America jobs agenda.
Ending preventable flight delays is good, but Congress also needs to prevent the draconian cuts to our nation’s defense, research, Head Start, and children’s health care that are already causing alarm among families in my district.
The time is now to ground sequestration.
"Our first priority as Representatives must be creating more American jobs. We can do this by improving education, research & infrastructure. The very first step though is simple: when the government invests in public works projects that money should go toward employing American workers."
This budget provides a balanced path that strengthens our economy while responsibly reducing the deficit. There is much to admire in this plan, but I have deep reservations about the proposed change in Social Security policy.
Continuing a listening tour with major industries in the 3rd District, Congressman Garamendi today met with his Manufacturing Advisory Committee, with close to 40 leaders from industry, labor, national labs, academia, and state and federal agencies in attendance.
"As currently designed, the BDCP is really a Bay Delta Destruction Plan that takes taxpayers for a ride, leaves behind a mess, and transfers water from the North to the South. As an alternative, I have outlined a comprehensive water plan to meet the needs of all California residents."
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act would establish the Delta as a National Heritage Area and would protect and promote the history, resources, and economy of the community.