Press Releases

Sep 26, 2016

House Passes Strong Legislation Co-Authored by Reps. John Garamendi and Duncan Hunter on GPS Backup Systems and Heavy Icebreakers

H.R.5978 would require creation of eLORAN backup system and move towards the acquisition of a heavy icebreaker fleet

Sep 23, 2016

UN Nuclear Explosive Testing Resolution Welcomed by Armed Services Committee Democrats Garamendi, Sanchez, and Larsen

Today, Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA), Rick Larsen (D-WA), and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces which oversees the US nuclear weapons policy, issued the following joint statement:

Sep 22, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Praises Benicia Decision to Reject Crude Oil-by-Rail Facility, Renews Call for National Volatility Safety Standard

Congressman John Garamendi today praised the Benicia City Council for their unanimous 5-0 vote rejecting a proposed crude-oil-by-rail facility that would have been operated by Valero.

Sep 20, 2016

Garamendi Statement on U-2 Crash in Sutter Buttes

At approximately 9:05am this morning, a TU-2S Dragon Lady assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron based at Beale Air Force Base crashed in the Sutter Buttes during a training mission. I want to express my deepest condolences to the family of the pilot who was killed, and my thoughts are with the pilot who sustained injuries in the crash.

Sep 16, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Urges Congress to Scrutinize Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Issues: Agriculture, Economy

Proposed corporate consolidation threatens jobs and competitive marketplace in California’s 3rd District

Sep 15, 2016

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Passes Strong Legislation Co-Authored by Ranking Member Garamendi and Chairman Hunter on GPS Backup Systems and Heavy Icebreakers

Amendments to Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation bill would require creation of eLORAN backup system and streamline acquisition of a heavy icebreaker fleet

Aug 18, 2016

Congress Members Garamendi & Matsui Attend Natomas Basin Project Ceremonial Signing

Today, Congressman John Garamendi and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento, CA) joined a number of local and federal leaders at the Natomas Basin Project ceremonial signing.

Aug 15, 2016

Congressman Garamendi, Coast Guard Subcommittee Ranking Member, Attends Change of Command Ceremony at Coast Guard Island Alameda

Congressman John Garamendi attended the Change of Command Ceremony honoring the work of outgoing Commander Vice Admiral Charles W. Ray and incoming Commander Vice Admiral Fred M. Midgette.

Aug 10, 2016

At Garamendi’s Transportation Forum, Regional Transportation Leaders Identify Concerns that Need Federal and State Action

This morning, Congressman John Garamendi, a Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, hosted a Transportation Forum featuring a number of local transportation decision makers and experts.

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