Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R.1764) to support local water infrastructure projects. Congressmen Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Rob Woodall (R-GA) are cosponsors.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced that the President signed his Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act (H.R. 357) into law as part of the John D. Dingell, Jr.

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March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced H.R. 1553, the Fair COLA for Seniors Act of 2019. This bill would require Social Security to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) to calculate a fairer cost of living adjustment (COLA)for seniors.

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February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen 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.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced the House passage of the Sacramento-San Joaquin National Heritage Area Act. The legislation passed by a vote of 363 to 62.

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February 19, 2019 Press Release

Yuba City, CA—Today, Rep. Garamendi (D-Yuba City) announced the time and location of his new mobile office hours for the North State. This new rotating format will allow his team of caseworks to bring themselves directly to members of the community to ensure they are as accessible as possible. Garamendi’s mobile office hours will take place at the following locations and times:

February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced legislation (

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) reintroduced the American Food for American Schools Act (H.R.1066) to strengthen “Buy American” requirements under the National School Lunch Program, with Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) as the original cosponsor.

February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC-Today, Congressman Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 966, the Walter B. Jones Restoring Power to Congress Act.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan requesting he revise a report on climate change and its impacts on national security.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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February 28, 2019 In The News

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.”

February 28, 2019 In The News

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.

February 28, 2019 In The News

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.

February 28, 2019 In The News

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.

February 25, 2019 In The News

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.

February 21, 2019 In The News

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.

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