Press Releases

Apr 23, 2015

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization

“This legislation strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to protect our nation and safeguard maritime commerce. It does so by providing budget stability and funds to address the many unmet capital project needs of the Coast Guard.”

Apr 17, 2015

At Advancing Women’s Careers and Dreams Conference, Garamendi & Experts Discuss Status of Women in the Workplace in 2015

The Congressman brought together experts and dozens of accomplished women in business, non-profits, and public service. He said, "In America today, women are taking their rightful place as equals at home, at work, and in the community, but as everyone in this room knows, we haven’t broken the glass ceiling yet."

Apr 16, 2015

Garamendi Calls for Congress to Address Climate Change

Click to watch video: Congressman Garamendi sounds the alarm on the need to tackle the climate crisis.

Apr 13, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Honors Sikh American Community and Celebration of Vaisakhi with Introduction of House Resolution

“America’s founding ideals of freedom of worship, equality, and justice are reflected in the Sikh American community’s celebration of Vaisakhi. I am proud to represent one of the largest Sikh communities in the country. I have partnered with the community on many issues, including civil liberties, education, and business development."

Apr 9, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Makes Case for Revitalization of American Shipbuilding Industry and American Jobs at Bay Planning Coalition Meeting in Oakland

Garamendi's speech focused on America's pivotal opportunity to create thousands of American jobs by revitalizing America's shipbuilding industry.

Apr 8, 2015

Garamendi Urges Immediate Action to Keep Communities Safe at Oil-By-Rail Press Conference with Federal Railroad Acting Administrator Feinberg, Local and State Leaders

Garamendi hosted a press conference in Davis to urge the implementation of stronger safety standards for hazardous material transported by rail, especially Bakken crude oil.

Mar 26, 2015

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan GPS Backup Bill to Safeguard National Security, Economy & Public Safety

"From land navigation on cell phones to a timing source for our national infrastructure, we need a reliable backup system to GPS," Garamendi said.

Mar 26, 2015

Garamendi Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Medicare Access, Children’s Healthcare & Secure Rural Schools Program

Today, we came together, not as Democrats or Republicans but as Americans, to uphold our obligation to society’s most vulnerable citizens, including our seniors, children in lower-income families, and Americans who live in rural underserved communities.

Mar 25, 2015

After 3 Years and Tragic Massacre in Wisconsin, House Members, Advocates Welcome Federal System to Help Stop Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab American Communities

“Our nation values freedom from fear. However, far too many people in communities across America, including Sikhs, are the targets of violence, bullying, and bigotry. By expanding the tracking of hate crimes, the Department of Justice, FBI, and civil rights groups can better understand and more effectively combat this hate. We must reaffirm our shared belief that every American deserves the opportunity to live out the American Dream," said Garamendi.

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