Garamendi Supports Veterans, National Labs in Vote to Fund the Government
WASHINGON, DC - Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield), voted in favor of H.J. Res 117, legislation that funds the federal government until April and increases support for veterans and programs at the National Labs in Livermore.
- A provision allowing additional funding for the Veterans Administration to meet an increase in the disability claims workload.
- A provision allowing additional funding and flexibility to sustain Homeland Security cybersecurity efforts.
- A provision allowing additional funding for nuclear weapons modernization efforts, to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the nation’s nuclear stockpile.
- A provision allowing flexibility for the Customs and Border Protection to maintain current staffing levels.