John In The News

Jan 14, 2017 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Garamendi votes against measure to end Obamacare

Issues: Health Care

Rep. John Garamendi voted Friday against what the called the Republican’s first step to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 13, 2017 | Vacaville Reporter

KC-10 out, KC-46A tanker in at Travis Air Force Base

Thursday marked an “exciting” time at Travis Air Force Base. Air Force officials announced they selected Travis Air Force Base and Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty-led KC-46A Pegasus bases.

Jan 13, 2017 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Travis lands KC-46A Pegasus to replace KC-10s

FAIRFIELD — Travis Air Force Base was one of two installations named by Air Force officials Thursday as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty homes for the KC-46A Pegasus air tanker.

Jan 10, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

Sacramento Valley congressmen sound off on federal water plans for California

Issues: Water

News last week from the nation’s capital could impact water supply throughout the state of California.

Jan 9, 2017 | Lake County News

Federal government to provide additional $4 million for 2015 California wildfire recovery

Issues: Economy, Environment

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – This week the United States Department of Labor reported that it was offering an additional $4 million to help with the cleanup and recovery efforts for the 2015 Valley and Butte fires.

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Outdated infrastructure poses national security risk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.