Press Releases

Jul 23, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes Against Misguided Bill that would Defund Law Enforcement

Issues: Immigration

Misguided bill would defund law enforcement and reduce trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

Jul 21, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Applauds Opening of Yolo County Small Business Development Center

Issues: Economy

“Small businesses are America’s economic engine."

Jul 20, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Gets Update on Travis Air Force Base Security, Talks to Travis Community Leaders

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today met with the Travis Regional Armed Forces Committee, a community consortium that strives to build bridges between Travis Air Force Base, the local community, and civic leaders.

Jul 16, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes against Flawed Western Water Bill and Calls for Reaching Common Ground

Issues: Water

Bill would Ship Water South-of-the-Delta, Harming Jobs and Environment

Jul 15, 2015

Garamendi Calls for Long Term Transportation Solutions, Votes for Must Pass Short Term Stopgap

The government that functions best is the government that prepares for the future. The GROW AMERICA Act makes a solid investment in our future transportation needs, acknowledging the reality that we are not putting enough resources behind the infrastructure that drives all aspects of our economy, from commuting to work to transporting goods.

Jul 14, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi’s statement on P5+1 agreement with Iran

Issues: Foreign Policy

I look forward to making sure that the terms of the deal block all of Iran’s pathways to a bomb and advance the security interests of the United States and our allies throughout the world.

Jul 10, 2015

Local Members of Congress Applaud President Obama’s Designation of Berryessa Snow Mountain Region as a National Monument

Issues: Environment

Today’s designation by President Obama permanently protecting Berryessa Snow Mountain is a victory for local communities, local economies, and the environment.

Jul 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes for Medical Cures Bill that Passes House of Representatives

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) voted for the 21st Century Cures Act, a cause championed by Vacaville resident Noah Coughlan, who ran across the country three times to bring attention to rare diseases.

Jul 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi & Congresswoman Lowey Respond to New Study on Crude Oil Combustibility, Calls for Immediate Crude Oil-by-Rail Volatility Safety Standard

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), who served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department under President Clinton, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland, NY), the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today responded to the announcement by urging immediate federal action to keep communities safer in the transportation of Bakken crude oil-by-rail.

Jul 9, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Responds to the Draft Environmental Documents on the Twin Tunnels

Issues: Water

Congressman John Garamendi, one of California’s strongest voices against Governor Brown’s so-called “twin tunnels” plan, commented on the Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, now known as the California WaterFix.