John In The News

Feb 11, 2016 | McClatchy DC

Sen. Dianne Feinstein tries yet again with California water bill

Issues: Water

Feinstein hopes third time is the charm for long-stalled water bill House Republicans and Delta-area Democrats pose tricky balancing act While California drought continues, healthy snowpack promises some relief

Feb 10, 2016 | Woodland Daily Democrat

UC Davis hosts first Energy Institute for Obama’s Young African Leaders program

Twenty-five young African leaders will leverage the world leadership of UC Davis in zero-net energy and its global experience to tackle energy challenges in their countries.

Feb 9, 2016 | Woodland Daily Democrat

Congressman to host seven Senior Service roundtables

Issues: Seniors

n February and March, Congressman John Garamendi is hosting a series of senior center conversations throughout the 3rd District focused on the concerns of seniors.

Feb 3, 2016 | Seapower Magazine

Subcommittee Wants Coast Guard to Look into Block Buying

As the Coast Guard embarks on its most expensive acquisition project, lawmakers are questioning what the best method of procurement should be.

Jan 21, 2016 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Train tank cars with sulfuric acid derail in Martinez

Issues: Environment

Three tank cars carrying sulfuric acid derailed Wednesday morning on train tracks near the Interstate 680 overpass that leads to the Benicia-Martinez Bridge.

Jan 20, 2016 | Vacaville Reporter

Travis’s 60th Air Mobility Wing celebrates 50th anniversary

“When you have a problem, who do you call? You gotta get there you call Travis,” Garamendi said. “It is a significant privilege and honor to represent this airbase, the men and women who work here and all the history.”

Jan 15, 2016 | Arms Control Today

New Cruise Missile Capability Debated

The development of the new missile also has sparked a debate about whether it could be more “usable” than the existing ALCM, thereby lowering the threshold for when the United States might consider using nuclear weapons.

Jan 15, 2016 | Daily Republic

Garamendi praises president’s speech; Solano GOP head questions talk

Local reaction on President Obama's last State of the Union speech

Jan 4, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle

Feinstein’s water negotiations with Republicans anger Democrats

Issues: Water

The letter includes 10 detailed questions about the substance of the talks and was signed by Reps. Jared Huffman of San Rafael, Mike Thompson of St. Helena, Jerry McNerney of Stockton, Anna Eshoo of Palo Alto, Mark DeSaulnier of Concord and Doris Matsui of Sacramento. Notably missing was John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove (Sacramento County), who had been the single Northern California Democrat allowed into the negotiations.

Jan 4, 2016 | Boston Globe

Raytheon GPS upgrade project loses its way

But another major project run by the Waltham giant defense contractor has also slipped its tether: a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the equipment that controls the nation’s Global Positioning System or GPS.