WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03) and Mike Thompson (D-CA05) urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dedicate disaster-recovery funds provided by Congress to the Middle Creek Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Project in Lake County.
WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the United States Trade Representative for granting his request to impose tariffs on canned peaches and mixed fruits exported from the European Union.
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), announced that his bipartisan Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 passed the House of Representatives unanimously.
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Lee M.
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement after being named a conferee to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which provides the authority and direction for all United States military activities.
WASHINGTON – Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03), with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Josh Harder (D-CA10), Jim Costa (D-CA16), and TJ Cox (D-CA21) released the following statement in advance of Governor Gavin Newsom’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 1:
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, met with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to discuss the President raiding $3.6 billion to pay for his border wall from 127 military construction projects. Garamendi oversees all 127 projects as Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee.
Walnut Grove, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness, released the following statement after being notified by the Pentagon that the Trump Administration will divert $3.6 billion from the military construction (MILCON) budget to pay for the President's border wall.
Dixon, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), participated in ribbon cuttings ceremonies for Habitat for Humanity’s new Veterans Residence complex in Dixon and the Grand Opening and Open House of Yolo Food Bank’s new Woodland facility. Garamendi supported both projects vehemently through his work in Congress.
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Marysville, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D—Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Readiness, held a district work day to address hundreds of local veterans and veteran service providers at the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down for low income and homeless veterans.
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Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, introduced the Sites Reservoir Protection Act Thursday to provide federal support for the building of Sites Reservoir and other water infrastructures in the Central Valley.
North State congressmen from both sides of the political aisle announced a plan Thursday to help provide federal support for the construction of the proposed Sites Reservoir and related water infrastructure in Colusa and Glenn counties.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – On Thursday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Sites Reservoir Project Act, H.R.1453, to provide federal support for the construction of Sites Reservoir and related water infrastructure in Colusa and Glenn counties.
Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) is the bill’s original cosponsor.
Northern California congressmen are working together to provide federal support for the building of the Sites Reservoir.
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, working with Republican Doug LaMalfa of the First District, have introduced the Sites Reservoir Protection Act to support building the reservoir and other water infrastructures in the Central Valley.
Problems identified after a pair of at-sea accidents killed 17 sailors in 2017 still persist across the Navy, and those at the top must do more to address them, key lawmakers said Tuesday.
Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va., said the challenges go beyond specific causes and “will take years of leadership focus and sustained funding to correct.”
WASHINGTON – Several members of a House panel blasted a top military official during a contentious hearing Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s plan to shift $6.1 billion in Pentagon money to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
A day before U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn voted against a measure to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to pay for a wall along the border with Mexico, the Colorado Springs Republican sent a letter to the Pentagon raising concerns about redirecting military funding.
A bill by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, to preserve the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta’s cultural heritage and historical landmarks passed in Congress 363-62, according to a news release.
VACAVILLE — School meals in California could contain more organic foods under a bill proposed Thursday by a local lawmaker.
The proposal would create a statewide organic food-to-school pilot program within the Office of Farm to Fork within California’s Department of Food and Agriculture.
Outcry from Democrats on Capitol Hill and some key U.S. defense officials mounted Monday over the prospect that President Trump’s emergency declaration will result in a raiding of certain Pentagon coffers to finance the construction of a border wall.