Press Releases

Nov 20, 2015

My Vote on the Syrian Refugee Bill

"I support America’s role in helping provide safe haven for the refugees from Syria and Iraq who are fleeing the murderous death cult we call ISIL, ISIS, or Da’esh and who have been properly vetted."

Nov 19, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi’s Statement on Syrian Refugee Bill

“This bill strengthens the already stringent requirements for international refugees entering America,” said Congressman Garamendi. “But strengthening the refugee program is a minor part of the reassessment we must make in the wake of the Paris attacks."

Nov 15, 2015

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on Terror Attack in Paris

"This week, Congress will focus on the terror attack, the ongoing threat of ISIL, and what next steps we need to pursue as a nation. As a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, I am closely studying Congressional and Administration action, input from experts, intelligence reports, and international responses to the attack."

Nov 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Discusses GI Bill at Woodland Community College before 100+ Crowd of Veterans, Students, Family, and Faculty

"So long as I’m in Congress, I will always support the GI Bill, because college degrees and career education unlock doors that should never be closed on our veterans," Garamendi said.

Oct 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Submits Public Comment on Twin Tunnels Boondoggle, Responds to Governor Brown’s Disappointing Remarks

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) submitted his public comment on the massive twin tunnels, falsely called the “California WaterFix”, that are proposed to be built through the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Oct 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Congratulates Travis Air Force Base on Installation Excellence Award

"I know I speak for the broader Solano County community when I say I’m proud of the men and women who help make Travis Air Force Base such a standout installation," Garamendi said.

Oct 29, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Congratulates Rep. Paul Ryan on Speakership

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), the former Majority Leader of the California State Senate, today issued the following statement following Rep. Paul Ryan’s election as Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Oct 28, 2015

Garamendi’s Letter to 3rd District Water Leaders on Delta Tunnels Public Comment

Comments to Delta tunnel proponents are due this Friday, October 30, 2015. Comments can be submitted to BDCP/WaterFix Comments, P.O. Box 1919, Sacramento, CA 95812 or by email to

Oct 9, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi’s Statement on Crude Oil Export Ban Bill

“With this bill, the oil companies win and the American people lose,” said Garamendi.

Oct 8, 2015

Congressman John Garamendi’s Statement on McCarthy Withdrawal

" Until the majority can unify behind a single legislative strategy, the House will continue to lurch from crisis to crisis, rather than accomplishing the work the American people tasked us to do."