Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents the majority of the lower Yuba River, submitted public comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The study, which was authorized by Congress, looked at various projects to improve the lower Yuba River ecosystem.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to the indictments by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of over a dozen Russian entities for interference in American elections:

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February 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement in response to

February 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmembers John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), and Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale, CA) sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) seeking clarification on the agency’s authority to provide public funding for repairs of the Oroville Dam and its spillways.

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January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), issued the following statement in response to the State of the Union Address by President Trump:

January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), whose constituents were forced to evacuate during the Oroville Dam crisis in February 2017, submitted formal comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting a delay in the relicensing of the Oroville Facilities Project.

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January 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), released the following statement in response to President Trump’s referring to various countries as a “shithole” during high-level meetings with Senators:

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January 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents many communities that were evacuated in February owing to the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident, issued the following statement in response to the final report issued on event by the Independent Forensic Team:

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January 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who served on the California State Lands Commission as Lieutenant Governor, announced his strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to almost the entire outer continental shelf.

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June 10, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City) joined Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) in introducing the Job Opportunities between Our Shores (JOBS) Act, a bill to promote advanced manufacturing in California and throughout the United States and give dislocated workers the training and skills they need to find new jobs in growing industries.
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June 10, 2017 In The News
The national debate over gun control, reignited in the wake of Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting that left 59 people dead, has specifically narrowed in on an accessory meant to increase the rate of fire on semi-automatic rifles.
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June 7, 2017 In The News
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force has decided to deploy the first 24 of its new fleet of refueling tankers in New Jersey before sending the rest to Travis Air Force Base.
June 2, 2017 In The News
Last month, President Trump released his 2018 budget request. It’s a cruel departure from the bipartisan approach Congress took in passing the omnibus funding bill just five weeks ago — a bill that at least maintained level funding for research, science and protections for our nation’s most vulnerable people.
June 1, 2017 In The News
Reaction in the U.S. Obama decried Trump's decision in a statement released Thursday. "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created," the former president said.
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May 31, 2017 In The News
The U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act is up for renewal in Congress, and a provision in the House proposal would require the establishment of a backup for the Global Positioning System (GPS) called “eLoran.” The proposal could help to end almost 20 years of back and forth between administrations and Congress.
May 25, 2017 In The News
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is demanding a congressional debate on the Afghanistan War as President Trump weighs whether to send more troops into the 15-year-old conflict.
May 24, 2017 In The News
Even President Trump distanced himself from his inaugural budget, literally, as it was released on Tuesday while he was overseas. Republicans in Congress said they will write their own, and Democrats uniformly condemned the $4.1-trillion plan for its proposed mix of big tax cuts for the wealthy and benefits cuts for the poor and working class.
May 15, 2017 In The News
Two weekends in a row, thousands of concerned citizens across the world marched in defense and celebration of science.

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