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Transportation and Infrastructure

A nation cannot prosper if it doesn’t have an effective and efficiently-run transportation infrastructure. I believe investments in water, energy, education, and broadband priorities are also essential to create good jobs and keep America competitive in an increasingly globalized economy.

We must improve the region’s dilapidated highway infrastructure while encouraging public transit and bicycle/pedestrian travel. I will continue to defend the Capitol Corridor and other regional transit services.

For more information concerning my work and views on transportation and infrastructure issues, please contact my Washington, DC office.

I look forward to your feedback. Thank you.

--Congressman John Garamendi

More on Transportation and Infrastructure

October 16, 2020 Press Release

Lake County, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) submitted a formal comment letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) opposing the proposed removal of Scott Dam at Lake Pillsbury. This proposal has been issued over the objections of Lake County residents as part of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) divestment of the Potter Valley Hydropower Project.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03) applauded passage of his amendment (Garamendi #33) to the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” (

July 13, 2020 Press Release

Supports Airport Modernization, Aviation Safety, and Pandemic Response Projects

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass a major infrastructure bill (H.R.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the HOME Investment Partnership Reauthorization Act (H.R.

June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) secured key provisions to rebuild California’s transportation infrastructure, increase resilience to the effects of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representatives Jim Costa, Josh Harder, TJ Cox and John Garamendi (all D-Calif.) today called on Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and California Governor Gavin Newsom to maintain coordination of operations between the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Sacramento, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who represents the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Congress, sent a letter to Director Karla Nemeth of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) objecting to the agency’s lack of consideration of the “western route” for the new Delta Conveyance Project.

February 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Deputy Secretary of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, sent a letter to California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot, California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Jared Blumenfeld, and California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross, advocating for the Sites Reservoir Project—an off-stream reservoir—and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Governor Newsom’s Wat

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03), Josh Harder (D-CA10), Jim Costa (D-CA16), and TJ Cox (D-CA21) and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) issued the following statement after the State of California released its voluntary agreement framework to water users: