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Feb 29, 2016

Garamendi to push federal government for drought funding

Congressman John Garamendi said this week he intends to introduce federal legislation to authorize funding for long-term water solutions and short-term drought relief.

Feb 24, 2016

California water politics could get choppier with new House bill

Bill by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, adds another wrinkle to debate New House legislation will mirror effort by Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein Northern California Democrats no longer quite so unified on water

Feb 23, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Plans to Introduce California Drought Legislation in House of Representatives

Legislation would mirror S.2533, the “California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act,” recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein

Feb 11, 2016

Sen. Dianne Feinstein tries yet again with California water bill

Feinstein hopes third time is the charm for long-stalled water bill House Republicans and Delta-area Democrats pose tricky balancing act While California drought continues, healthy snowpack promises some relief

Feb 10, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Announces Support of Senator Feinstein’s California Water Legislation

Legislation would provide $1.3 billion for long-term solutions for water storage, desalination, and recycling

Jan 4, 2016

Feinstein’s water negotiations with Republicans anger Democrats

The letter includes 10 detailed questions about the substance of the talks and was signed by Reps. Jared Huffman of San Rafael, Mike Thompson of St. Helena, Jerry McNerney of Stockton, Anna Eshoo of Palo Alto, Mark DeSaulnier of Concord and Doris Matsui of Sacramento. Notably missing was John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove (Sacramento County), who had been the single Northern California Democrat allowed into the negotiations.

Dec 18, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes for Bipartisan Omnibus Bill to Fund Government in 2016

Compromise legislation preserves key priorities for California’s 3rd Congressional District

Dec 11, 2015

Californians clash over money for drought in spending bill

California Republicans will continue trying to include language addressing the state’s drought in a must-pass bill to fund the federal government, over objections from the state’s Democratic delegation.

Dec 3, 2015

County supervisors remain critical of proposed tunnels project

Sacramento County supervisors remain critical of a $15 billion plan to build tunnels that would carry water from the Delta to southern California.