John In The News

Dec 3, 2016 | ABC7 News

BAY AREA EXPERTS ANALYZE TRUMP'S TAIWAN CALL

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.

Oct 21, 2016 | Vacaville Reporter

Congressman rides with local police on mission of understanding

Issues: Social Justice

Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, was on a mission Wednesday to learn more about policing and policies.

Oct 14, 2016 | Woodland Daily Democrat

Congressman Garamendi gives awards to outstanding women

Issues: Women

The annual Women of the Year Awards Ceremony was held Thursday at Woodland Community College, where dozens of women from throughout the Third Congressional District received awards.

Oct 13, 2016 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Garamendi gets another look at ‘future of energy independence’

Rep. John Garamendi traveled Wednesday to Montezuma Hills Road and a site 16 miles from Fairfield to see the future.

Oct 12, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

Congressman Garamendi tours Clayton Fire burn area, considers further federal response

Issues: Environment

U.S. Representative John Garamendi (D-3rd District) traveled to Lower Lake this weekend to visit areas damaged by the Clayton Fire. He was joined by Lake County Supervisor Rob Brown. They discussed ongoing response and cleanup efforts.

Oct 12, 2016 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Veterans in need get hand up at 15th Stand Down

Clifford Curry has a new leather jacket – and a new brother. The 79-year-old Vietnam veteran (1966-69), who had recently been living in his car for more than three months, was at the 15th annual North Bay Stand Down where he met Henry Nunes, 47, a Vallejo native and a Gulf War veteran (1987-90) who served on the USS Enterprise.

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