If the Midwest is America’s breadbasket, California is America’s garden basket, home to the world’s largest variety of rice, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
The good news is that this nation, the strongest economic nation in the world, can solve the climate change problem or at least lead, and in doing so we can put people back to work.
During Q&A, Garamendi said "Hands off Social Security & Medicare benefits." Service providers from Medicare, Meals-on-Wheels, the Contra Costa and Solano Food Bank, the Federal Trade Commission, & other agencies were on hand to help seniors
Garamendi welcomed the debut of a new fleet of locomotives, manufactured in Sacramento. The trains' construction led to 200 new jobs in Sacramento and hundreds more across the country. Garamendi supports a Make It In America jobs agenda.
Congressman Garamendi Congratulates UC Davis on Recognition as the Best Agricultural Teaching and Research University in the World
For decades, UC Davis, a historic land-grant university, has developed cutting-edge farm practices, research, and local partnerships.
"As a community and as a nation, we must rally behind their families and friends during this period of mourning. My thoughts and prayers are with them all.”
Ending preventable flight delays is good, but Congress also needs to prevent the draconian cuts to our nation’s defense, research, Head Start, and children’s health care that are already causing alarm among families in my district.
"I am proud to serve on the American Sikh Caucus, where I can amplify the voice of my many Sikh constituents and work to ensure every American has an equal opportunity to succeed,” said Congressman Garamendi.
The time is now to ground sequestration.
At times like these, I’m aware of no words in our language that adequately express our despair in the face of the carnage or our gratitude to all the heroes who stepped up to help people in need.