Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 24, 2018 Press Release

Congressman John Garamendi Hails Award of $816 million in Proposition 1 Funding to Sites Reservoir
 

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July 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), and Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton, Antioch, Lodi) offered amendments to H.R.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Water Resources Subcommittee, announced incredibly good news for the Sacramento Valley: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will award funding to complete two vital regional levee projects.

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Co-Chair of the Mobility Air Forces Caucus in the House of Representatives, hosted a Congressional breakfast yesterday along with fellow Co-Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). Maj. Gen. Thomas Sharpy, Vice Commander of Air Mobility Command, was the keynote speaker.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) applauded today’s passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2019. The $675 billion piece of legislation funds the Department of Defense pursuant to policy set in the National Defense Authorization Act, which Garamendi helped draft as a member of the House Armed Services Committee.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against H.R. 6136, by Speaker Ryan and Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte. The bill failed overwhelmingly, 121-301.

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME, which forbids public sector unions from requiring “fair share” fees from non-members who still benefit from the collective bargaining process:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to being named a Conferee to the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hailed the passage of his bill, the Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise Act, through the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. H.R.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, demanded answers on the timing of regulations required in the wake of the 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

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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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