Press Releases

Mar 3, 2015

Garamendi-Feinstein Bill Introduced to Make Bay Delta a National Heritage Area

The goal of the National Heritage Area is to protect and promote the vast history, resources, and economy of the Delta community.

Mar 3, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Leads Letter Opposing Delay in Oil Rail Safety Standards

“Families living near oil-by-rail shipping lines are rightfully concerned about the safety of the trains that pass through their communities. For that reason, I have repeatedly called on the Department of Transportation to use all the tools at their disposal to ensure that these shipments are as safe and secure as possible."

Feb 26, 2015

LaMalfa & Garamendi Introduce Legislation to Build Sites Reservoir, Store Water for Millions of Californians

“California is famous for bouncing back from adversity and emerging stronger. Sites Reservoir will play a key role in making our state drought resilient by expanding our water reserves."

Feb 26, 2015

At ISIL Hearing, Garamendi Finds Agreement Among Experts on Congress's Power of the Purse to Guide Scope of War

“The American people must have a voice in our nation’s security and in committing our brave military servicemembers to war."

Feb 25, 2015

DeFazio, Garamendi to GOP Leadership: Don’t Hold Coast Guard Funding Hostage to Push Political Agenda

The Coast Guard is currently underfunded to meet its mission goals, and now House Republican leadership wants to shut it down. This would force our service members to serve their nation without pay. It would increase dangers on our seas. Instead of shutting down our security, we should immediately fund Homeland Security operations.

Feb 24, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Joins Bipartisan Fight for Geothermal Energy Revenue in Budget

In Fiscal Year 2014, Lake County received more than $959,000 in geothermal royalties, money that directly supports public infrastructure, safety, and conservation efforts.

Feb 19, 2015

Congressman Garamendi to Host Grants Seminar in March, Announces Formation of Grants Initiative Network

Issues: Economy

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03) will host a Grants Seminar on Wednesday, March 11th in Marysville, featuring collaborative sessions and grant experts.

Feb 18, 2015

Garamendi Welcomes Submissions for High School Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Education

All high school students residing in California’s 3rd Congressional District, which includes all or portions of Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties, are invited to submit their original artwork. The deadline to submit artwork is April 24, 2015 at 5PM.

Feb 13, 2015

Garamendi Cosponsors Legislation to Restore Voting Rights and Releases Video Honoring Black History Month

Issues: Social Justice

"The right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy. The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 and the SIMPLE Voting Act would better safeguard this sacrosanct right."

Feb 12, 2015

Garamendi Joins President at Signing Ceremony for Bipartisan Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill

"Veterans suffering from mental health problems need our compassion, solidarity, and support. I’m glad the Administration and Congress were able to work together on a plan to prevent veteran suicides. I look forward to monitoring the effectiveness of the SAV Act and to building upon this work"