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If the Midwest is America’s breadbasket, California is America’s garden basket, home to the world’s largest variety of rice, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
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.
Congressman Garamendi Congratulates UC Davis on Recognition as the Best Agricultural Teaching and Research University in the World
For decades, UC Davis, a historic land-grant university, has developed cutting-edge farm practices, research, and local partnerships.
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.
"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."
"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."
During the 90 minute conversation with close to 60 farmers and agriculturalists, issues as wide ranging as agriculture research, California water policy, organic crops, food assistance, regulations, immigration, and flood protection were raised
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.
Congressman Garamendi today called on Congress to come together and pass a responsible deal that includes a balance of cuts and revenue.
Because the Coast Guard plays an indispensible, multifaceted role in facilitating reliable & safe maritime commerce, these mindless cuts will result in lost profits and lost jobs at our ports, our farms & our small businesses.