John In The News

Oct 7, 2015 | Glenn County Transcript

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Oct. 7, 2015

Issues: Economy, Education

Thumbs up: Women of the year named

Sep 28, 2015

Bay Area Lawmakers Watch Pope's Historic Address to Congress

Issues: Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON (KGO) -- Pope Francis made history in Washington on Thursday, with a message containing something for everyone.

Sep 17, 2015 | McClatchy DC

California farm drainage deal faces Capitol Hill currents

Issues: Water

“The best thing that could happen would be for us to take the time to understand the implications of this,” Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said in an interview Wednesday, “but my guess is that they will try to ram it into must-pass legislation, and that would be a mistake.”

Sep 15, 2015 | Marysville Appeal-Democrat

Our View: Yes, U-2 will retire, but don't hold your breath

There's so much trouble in the world, there will always be the need for the U-2 spy plane. That's the theory of our congressman, John Garamendi, and that's how he summed up things in an interview for a story in the last segment of a five-part series commemorating the U-2's 60th anniversary.

Sep 11, 2015 | Maritime Executive

The Latest Lifeline for Shipyards

Issues: Economy, Environment

“When we export LNG, we need to make sure that the export of this natural asset is being conducted by American sailors on American ships. In doing so, we will revitalize America’s shipbuilding industry in a big way.”

Sep 7, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

Lack of support in D.C. hampers water recycling efforts

Issues: Environment, Water

Water recycling may be one of the most promising sources of new water for California, but you’d never know it in Washington.

Aug 31, 2015 | The Reporter (Vacaville, Solano County

Congressman writes legislation to ban private drones near wildfires, airports

Issues: Environment

Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, the former deputy secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and a current member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has introduced legislation that would restrict private drones within two miles of a wildfire or airport.

Aug 10, 2015 | Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian To Explore Basque Culture at 2016 Folklife Festival

Issues: Education

Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural heritage.

Aug 4, 2015 | Lake County Record-Bee

Rep. pushes for federal fire funding

Issues: Environment

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield) pledged to amplify his ongoing work in securing more reliable funding for wildfire management as firefighters continue to battle the raging Rocky Fire and more than 20 other large blazes in California.