Press Releases

Mar 18, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Hosts Community Discussion on Women in the STEM Workforce

Congressman John Garamendi’s (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) women’s advisory committee, the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), today hosted a community conversation on helping women enter advanced careers in Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering (STEM) and overcome workplace discrimination.

Mar 16, 2016

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court

Issues: Social Justice

“The American people deserve to learn more about Judge Garland through confirmation hearings, but Senate leadership has refused to act. The Constitution is clear: The President has the responsibility to nominate a candidate, and the Senate has the responsibility to schedule a hearing and a vote, regardless of when the next election is.”

Mar 3, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Delivers Speech on House Floor on the Epidemic of Bullying

“Today, I rise to shed light on the epidemic of bullying in our schools, and the harmful effects it has on our nation’s children. Bullying is the reason that 160,000 American children do not go to school each day because they cannot endure another day of verbal and physical attacks from their peers. All too often horrific shootings on our school campuses are done by students who have been bullied."

Feb 23, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Plans to Introduce California Drought Legislation in House of Representatives

Issues: Water

Legislation would mirror S.2533, the “California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act,” recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein

Feb 19, 2016

Hundreds of Seniors Attend Garamendi’s Senior Roundtable Conversations

Congressman Garamendi hosted a number of senior center roundtable conversations this week throughout the 3rd Congressional District.

Feb 11, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Says No to Privatizing American Air Traffic Control Operations

H.R.4441 would be a massive giveaway to private companies at the expense of consumers

Feb 10, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Announces Support of Senator Feinstein’s California Water Legislation

Issues: Water

Legislation would provide $1.3 billion for long-term solutions for water storage, desalination, and recycling

Feb 2, 2016

Reps. Garamendi and Hunter Complete Passage of their Two-Year Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill

Bipartisan bill reauthorizes and funds the Coast Guard for two more years

Jan 6, 2016

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on Latest Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Latest Republican effort would take away health insurance from about 20 million people and defund the largest provider of women's health care services.

Jan 6, 2016

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on President Obama’s Executive Order Requiring Background Checks

“Universal background checks are overwhelmingly supported by the American public,” said Congressman Garamendi.

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