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Jan 16, 2018

GPS System Vulnerable To Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area Economy

Imagine an attack in the Bay Area that shuts down the bridges and BART; where the ATMs and your credit cards don’t work and planes, trains and Uber are no longer available. The bad guy is a hacker at an undisclosed location and his target: The U.S. GPS satellite system.

Jan 16, 2018

Lost in space? Questions mount over fate of secret satellite as SpaceX pushes ahead

The top-secret satellite known only by a code name, “Zuma,” was a mystery from the start. Its classified mission was intentionally inscrutable, whether to detect missile launches, spy on adversaries or track ships at sea with a space radar.

Jun 1, 2017

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on the Trump Administration Abandoning the Paris Accord on Climate Change

The world and Trump should know that California, the world's 6th biggest economy, will continue to lead in reducing greenhouse gasses.

May 31, 2017

Can Congress establish a backup for GPS before it's too late?

The U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act is up for renewal in Congress, and a provision in the House proposal would require the establishment of a backup for the Global Positioning System (GPS) called “eLoran.” The proposal could help to end almost 20 years of back and forth between administrations and Congress.

May 24, 2017

Congressman Garamendi Applauds Committee Passage of Coast Guard Authorization Act and Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act

H.R. 2518 and H.R. 2593 will provide robust funding for the Coast Guard, support marine service providers, and support American shipbuilding

May 15, 2017

Marches highlight a race against time

Two weekends in a row, thousands of concerned citizens across the world marched in defense and celebration of science.

Mar 30, 2017

What Congress Did to You: March 30, 2017

Congress just allowed Internet Service Providers to sell your private data to the highest bidder. It also voted to weaken the EPA's ability to rely on science.

Mar 30, 2017

Lawmakers sound alarm on space security

Experts and lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday lamented that more hasn't been done to prevent strategic attacks against satellites, despite knowing for a decade that they are increasingly vulnerable.

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 8, 2016

Women's Initiative Network Roundtable Conversation

Women’s Initiative Network Roundtable Conversation on Balancing Family Life and Career Advancement: Strategies to Encourage Women in STEM, to Overcome Workplace Bias, and to Lay the Foundation for a Rewarding Career Track

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