John In The News

Jan 5, 2017

John Garamendi defends the Affordable Care Act on Cavuto Coast to Coast

Issues: Health Care

Congressman John Garamendi discusses the negative consequences of ACA repeal on Fox Business: January 4, 2017

Dec 16, 2016 | The Hill

Outdated infrastructure poses national security risk

Unfortunately, the modernization of many segments of our infrastructure has been a low priority over the years. As a result, some of it has reached the end of its useful life and is serving on borrowed time.

Dec 9, 2016 | Vacaville Reporter

Garamendi introduces bill to shore up U.S. maritime industry

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, introduced on Thursday a House bill that would strengthen the U.S. maritime industry by requiring up to 30 percent of strategic energy exports be shipped on U.S.-flagged vessels.

Dec 5, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

UCD’s transportation center gets part of $14M DOT grant

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, announced last week that the National Center for Sustainable Transportation at UC Davis received a substantial grant to continue its research into environmentally friendly transportation solutions.

Dec 5, 2016 | Capital Press

Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food

SACRAMENTO — A California congressman wants to tighten controls on school districts purchasing imported foods for lunches.

Dec 3, 2016 | ABC7 News


Issues: Foreign Policy

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- President-elect Donald Trump has done something that hasn't been done in 40 years--he spoke with the president of Taiwan. Now all eyes are on China, waiting for what's expected to be a negative reaction.

Nov 29, 2016 | Capital Public Radio

New Proposed Legislation To Help 10,000 State National Guards Repay Reenlistment Bonuses

New legislation is in the works to help 10,000 California National Guard soldiers from having to repay reenlistment bonuses as they marched off to war.

Nov 17, 2016 | Woodland Daily Democrat

Yolo congressman wants schools to ‘Buy American’ food

Issues: Agriculture, Economy

Congressman John Garamendi has introduced the “American Food for American Schools” Act in an effort to bring more more accountability and transparency to the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act.

Oct 27, 2016 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Garamendi calls order to stop Guard bonus repayments a step in right direction

FAIRFIELD — Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s order to stop the Pentagon from reclaiming re-enlistment bosses to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan got support Wednesday from Rep. John Garamendi.

Oct 26, 2016 | Woodland Daily Democrat

Officials react to bid for repayment of guard bonuses

The California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.