Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 27, 2015 In The News
FAIRFIELD — Rep. John Garamendi says “the Confederate battle flag belongs in museums, not on official government flag poles” and Democratic state lawmakers representing this region agree.
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June 2, 2015 In The News
Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant officials on May 28 broke ground to begin what could amount to an eight-year, multi-billion dollar project to upgrade their facility outside Elk Grove.
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November 5, 2014 In The News
The bill aims to curb the raiding of non-fire accounts to pay for wildfire suppression when costs exceed an agency’s budget. As such, the plan would allow more money to be spent on hazardous fuels reduction and other prevention efforts designed to reduce the number of huge wildfires that have plagued the western U.S. in recent years.
March 29, 2012 In The News
Make no mistake, if this plan ever becomes law, it will mark Medicare's death by a thousand coupons. Seniors remaining with traditional Medicare will pay more as private insurers siphon off the healthiest and youngest among them. Seniors purchasing private insurance will also shoulder more of the cost of medical care as the value of their insurance coupon declines over time.
February 6, 2012 In The News
It is no secret the Yuba-Sutter job market is — at best — sluggish. Just ask Marysville's Dave Fleming. "I haven't been working since I was laid off six months ago," Fleming said. "It is what it is in this economy — it's really tough times."
February 2, 2012 In The News
A GOP-led House committee has approved bills that open the Arctic National Wildlife Preserve to oil drilling, encourage oil shale development in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming and push new oil drilling off the Santa Barbara coast.
January 25, 2012 In The News
In an attempt to meet a fractured economy head-on and make the needed adjustments to get it back on track, President Barack Obama on Tuesday emphasized in his State of the Union address the importance seeing beyond political differences and challenged Congress to take the steps necessary to bridge the gap. Area representatives are taking a stance firmly behind him.
January 25, 2012 In The News
Shortly after President Barack Obama finished his third State of the Union address Tuesday evening, lawmakers with ties to the area offered their perspectives on the talk.
January 25, 2012 In The News
The president called for raising taxes on the rich, luring high-tech manufacturers to America and setting up training programs to prepare workers to succeed in those high-tech manufacturing jobs. After he finished, local Democrats hailed the speech a success; local Republicans criticized him.
January 20, 2012 In The News
About 100 senior citizens and 20 agencies participated in Rep. John Garamendi’s Senior Resources Fair Thursday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. The three-hour event included workshops on insurance, as well as scams and frauds that target seniors. Peggy Pellon represented the local Area Agency on Aging. The agency strives to make it to all events such as the resource fair, she said.

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