Press Releases

Aug 22, 2014

At Yuba-Sutter Stand Down, Congressman Garamendi Thanks Veterans and Service Providers for their Contributions to Nation

"Every year when I see all the great work done at the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down, I leave with hope, and I leave with even greater determination to make America work for all veterans. You are all an inspiration," Garamendi said.

Aug 4, 2014

100 Lake County Residents Attend Congressman Garamendi’s Social Services and Wellness Fair

Vendors in attendance provided information and advice on health care, veterans services, senior services, help for lower income families, educational opportunities, job placement, and more.

Jul 31, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Introduces Resolution Commemorating Second Anniversary of Tragic Shooting at Sikh Temple of Wisconsin

Issues: Social Justice

The Resolution condemns this murderous attack, honors the memory of its victims, offers heartfelt condolences to those directly impacted, applauds the bravery of first responders, condemns intolerance, and calls for continued vigilance against violence.

Jul 30, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Growing American Shipping Act

The Growing American Shipping Act strengthens the U.S. maritime industry. The Subcommittee’s Chairman, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50), joined the legislation as an original cosponsor.

Jul 30, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Stands with Veterans in Support of Big VA Overhaul

“This legislation is long overdue. The VA’s excessive wait times and reports of fraudulent appointment practices for medical care are a national disgrace, and this bill is Congress’ most substantive action yet to immediately solve this problem,” Congressman Garamendi said.

Jul 29, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Argues BDCP’s Twin Tunnels Project Fails to Include Full Range of Better Alternatives as Required by State & Federal Law in Public Comments for Environmental Report

“If we are going to reduce reliance on the Delta, a conveyance facility is not the first place we should start in developing a reliable water system; it is the last,” Garamendi argued.

Jul 29, 2014

Report Shows Flood Insurance Unaffordable for California Farmers & New Guidelines are Needed Says Senator Feinstein, Congressman Garamendi, and Congressman LaMalfa

With Agriculture Threatened, Members of Congress Release GAO Report & Urge FEMA to Produce More Flexible Guidelines for Building Agricultural Structures in Floodplains.

Jul 23, 2014

Congressman Garamendi Congratulates Yuba, Sutter & Glenn Counties on Economic Development & Transportation Grants

The transportation grants will provide for important upgrades for Yuba and Sutter airport facilities, making them safer, more convenient, and more efficient. The economic development grants will help the Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation will help the agency develop a comprehensive strategy to bring private capital and jobs to the region. They will also help Glenn, Butte, and Tehama counties bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic development roadmap that will diversify and strengthen the regional economy.

Jul 17, 2014

Garamendi Congratulates Sutter County Fire Department on Earning $438,000 Federal Grant

Issues: Environment, Water

“I commend the efforts of Chief John Shalowitz and the Sutter County Fire Department in securing this grant to increase preparedness for disasters such as the Monticello Fire," Congressman Garamendi said.

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