“Bringing KC-135 tankers back to the base would help the Air Force utilize the remarkable talents of Beale’s personnel while expanding the core missions of the base," Garamendi said.
Congressman John Garamendi spoke of the importance of investing in renewable energy technologies to help reduce the impacts of climate change. Congressman Garamendi applauded the President’s budget for supporting programs like the renewable energy tax credit and called for Congress to develop an energy plan that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
“Today FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator Wright and his team heard the flood insurance concerns of Northern Californians loud and clear," Garamendi said.
“I’m glad I could help make this long-delayed project a reality for Hamilton City residents. This is exactly the type of worthy infrastructure project Congress should embrace,” Garamendi said.
“Your recent budget proposal to reduce the subsidy provided to our U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) commissaries by $1 billion in three years is an unacceptable cut that we urge you to rescind,” the Members wrote.
“Many of my constituents recently found an unwelcome surprise in their mail box: a massive spike in their flood insurance. The bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act will help some of these Northern California residents by slowing down rate increases and lessoning the financial burden for certain houses. I am glad it has passed the House of Representatives. This is an important first step.”
Nicole Montna Van Vleck, a rice producer from Yuba City said, “Congressman Garamendi is a strong advocate for our industry, was instrumental in helping get the Farm Bill through Congress, and is a true friend of the U.S. rice industry. We’re grateful for his support.”
“Increasing the minimum wage is one of the most effective methods we have to lift millions of Americans out of poverty, helping struggling families become more self-sufficient and make ends meet."
Congressman and Mrs. Garamendi Congratulate UC Davis Aggies for their Exceptional Peace Corps Service
“UC Davis encourages strong ethics and develops students into leaders with great integrity,” the Garamendis said. “This creates extraordinary Peace Corp Volunteers that are extremely successful in their field service and beyond.”
In Coast Guard Bill Markup, Ranking Member Garamendi Fights for U.S. Jobs, Revival of Maritime Industry & Cruise Ship Passenger Bill of Rights
“This Coast Guard Reauthorization bill provides our mariners with the tools they need to get the job done. The bill reverses sequestration budget cuts that have undermined our coastal security and provides greater budget stability through a two-year authorization. The bill also provides multi-year procurement authority for the new Offshore Patrol Cutter to expedite the construction of this new class of cutter once production begins, and it reauthorizes the Small Shipyard Grant Program to stimulate job creation in local shipyards, such as the Bay Ship and Yacht Company in Alameda which received a grant in 2011.”