John In The News

Apr 25, 2017 | Lake County News

Garamendi holds senior center conversation, visits dialysis patients, meets with Clearlake Police

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – On Thursday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA3), who represents half of Lake County, held a district work day in in the county focused on listening to constituents and assessing pressing public safety and health issues.

Apr 19, 2017 | Huffington Post

It’s Time for Seniors to Get a Fair COLA

Issues: Seniors

Our nation’s seniors work their entire lives to earn Social Security, and they depend on Social Security for a dignified retirement. For many, Social Security isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. In fact, Social Security provides more than half of monthly income needs for 61% of its recipients.

Apr 4, 2017 | The Davis Enterprise

The Congressman in Your Corner

Issues: Health Care

The biggest news out of Washington last month was the failure of the American Health Care Act, commonly known as TrumpCare.

Mar 30, 2017 | The Hill

Lawmakers sound alarm on space security

Experts and lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday lamented that more hasn't been done to prevent strategic attacks against satellites, despite knowing for a decade that they are increasingly vulnerable.

Mar 27, 2017 | The Hill

North Korean tests augment calls for boosting missile defense systems

Opponents of spending more on missile defense, meanwhile, say the United States has already poured enough money into a costly system and that even the best system doesn’t guarantee full protection from a potential attack.

Mar 22, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

Legislators demand answers on Honduran boy’s detention

Issues: Social Justice

California legislators who say they are disturbed by the 11-month incarceration in Yolo County of a young boy who fled Honduras and crossed the U.S. border alone want officials to explain his lengthy detention and reveal any other cases like it.

Mar 15, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

Honduran refugee, 14, released into foster care

Issues: Social Justice

A 14-year-old Honduran refugee jailed for almost a year in a Northern California juvenile hall because he had no family to be released to was freed from the facility Monday and headed to a foster home.

Mar 15, 2017 | The Hill

Lawmakers urge appropriators to reject Coast Guard cuts

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is urging appropriators to reject a reported proposal from President Trump to slash the Coast Guard’s budget.

Mar 9, 2017 | Sacramento Bee

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Issues: Health Care

Embattled California House Republicans, representing areas dependent on Obamacare and facing angry protesters, are balking at supporting their party’s bill to repeal and replace the health care law.