Congressman Garamendi Commends Travis Air Force Base’s 60th Air Mobility Wing on Outstanding Unit Award and Celebrates Air Force Birthday with Beale AFB Community
In Visits to the Bases, Armed Services Committee Member Garamendi Remains Informed of their Needs.
Congressman John Garamendi Highlights Savings for Seniors With No Increase in Medicare Part B Premium for Two Straight Years
There is good news for America’s seniors, many of whom live on a fixed income. For the second year in a row, there will be no increase in the Medicare Part B premium or deductible. Also, because of the ACA, 8.3 million seniors have saved $12 billio on their prescription drugs and 37 million seniors received free preventative care in 2013 alone.
Garamendi visited with veterans and veteran support organizations at the North Bay Stand Down for lower income and homeless veterans in Dixon. Garamendi’s veteran casework staff were also on hand to help veterans who are having ongoing issues with the Veterans Administration and other federal agencies. This year alone, his office has secured more than $3.5 million in earned benefits for veterans facing unacceptable bureaucratic delays.
“‘Marysville Forward’ is a historic investment in our community’s future. By refurbishing downtown with new roads, sidewalks, trees, crosswalks, and more, the project will attract customers to local businesses and lay the foundation for economic growth. Drivers traveling along Highways 20 and 70 will experience a smoother and safer ride. This project also put more than 200 people and a dozen companies to work in our area, providing a boost to the local economy. Thank you to everyone who helped make this day a reality.”
Congressman Garamendi Joins Bipartisan Call for Sports Leagues to Strengthen Domestic Violence Prevention Policies
Our sports leagues have a megaphone that reaches millions of fans and broadcasts to every corner of America. They can loudly and definitively proclaim that domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse are unacceptable. With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must all recommit ourselves to preventing violence on college campuses, in the military, and in all facets of our society.
Ranking Member Garamendi: Maritime Administration Title XI Loan Guarantee Energizes Shipbuilding Projects and Creates Hundreds of California Jobs
"This cost-effective approach to help massive shipbuilding projects get off the ground is a win for American taxpayers, businesses, and workers. I am excited that the project will create solid middle-class jobs in California," Garamendi said.
The event, which took place in Marysville, celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of women in the 3rd Congressional District who improve our local communities, strengthen our economy, and change lives for the better.
Garamendi Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Sending Letter to Speaker Boehner & Leader Pelosi Urging Vote on ISIS War in November
Signatories to the letter have diverse viewpoints on the wisdom of the conflict and the exact strategy that should be pursued, but the bipartisan Members all agree that a vote is required to “uphold the Constitutional and institutional responsibilities of the U.S. House of Representatives.”
Congressman Garamendi Speaks Up for Vital Missions at Travis and Beale Air Force Bases at Meeting with Senate and House Members on Defense Authorization Bill
Yesterday, Congressman Garamendi advocated for the missions at Travis and Beale Air Force Bases as he participated in a meeting with other Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to discuss the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He also met with an Air Mobility Commander and convened the Air Mobility Caucus.
"The President has presented his case, and I stand with him in support of the basics of this mission. Now it is time for Congress to stand up and be counted," Garamendi said.