Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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March 23, 2018 In The News

FAIRFIELD — Two Travis Air Force Base construction projects received funding in the omnibus spending bill that got passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to Rep. John Garamendi’s office.

“It is all good news,” Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, said about how Travis will be affected.

March 5, 2018 In The News

Mid-morning, Jan. 19, 1989, my wife Patti and I cautiously entered the intensive Care Unit at San Joaquin General Hospital. In the bed lay a tiny boy of just five, his right side and arm wrapped in massive bandages.

February 21, 2018 In The News

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, who last fall introduced a bill to ease the American college graduate’s loan burden, awaits action on the bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4001, that is now in the hands of a Republican-controlled committee.

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December 10, 2017 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi and a Republican colleague in the House have introduced the bipartisan Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculating Act to address what Garamendi calls “the ballooning student loan debt crisis in America that cripples more than 40 million Americans and their families.”
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December 4, 2017 In The News
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November 14, 2017 In The News
The United States is by far the most generous contributor to international food aid. Every year for the past decade, the U.S. gave between two and five times more funding to the U.N.’s World Food Program than the next largest donor. But American food aid is bound by restrictions that don’t apply to other major donor nations.
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September 20, 2017 In The News
An influential group of San Joaquin Valley farmers Tuesday voted against helping to pay for the Delta tunnels, denying Gov. Jerry Brown crucial financial support for the $17.1 billion project.
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September 7, 2017 In The News
"What Trump appears to have done is take the lives of 800,000 young men and women, and hold them hostage to get a down payment on his border wall. That’s wrong. These 800,000 Americans, over 200,000 in California, are productive members of our society. 91 percent of them are working, or in school, or even serving in the U.S. Army. 359 of them enlisted in the Army in 2016 alone."
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September 6, 2017 In The News
“The American public overwhelmingly supports protecting the DREAMers, 200,000 of whom live in California. Leaders from both parties say they support the DREAMers, so there’s no excuse. Let’s work together to get this one right.”
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