Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 11, 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, whose district includes 782 miles of levees, praised the inclusion of a “new start” designation and $50 million in funding to complete the last five miles of the Feather River West Levee proje

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass legislation that included over $194 billion in funding for the Veterans Administration for Fiscal Year 2019 – an increase of nearly $9 billion from last year.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced H.R.6028, the bipartisan, bicameral Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2018.

June 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, whose district includes the Yuba, Feather and Sacramento Rivers, applauded the passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018. The legislation, which sets policy and authorizes Army Corps of Engineers projects across the nation, includes critical flood protection projects in the Third Congressional District.
June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, released the following statement in response to the Appropriations Committee’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued this statement on the passage from the House of Representatives of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.  It passed on a bipartisan 351-66 vote: Garamendi voted for the bill.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City),  a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded the passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018, though the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced in the House of Representatives H.R. 5893, the Energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) issued the following statement on the defeat of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018—commonly known as the farm bill:

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In The News

August 7, 2017 In The News
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” As Democrats, we will continue our efforts to bend that arc even further by seeking a “Better Deal.”
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August 4, 2017 In The News
Congress has a responsibility to appropriate money to advance American interests and to improve our national security, rather than fulfill an ill-advised campaign promise. A border wall will not do much to take drugs off our streets. Investing in the Coast Guard will.
August 4, 2017 In The News
In the longer term, the time is right to think about ways to make access to health care truly universal and cover those who are still left behind. By far the simplest solution is Medicare For All.
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July 26, 2017 In The News
It is not often that the interests of a quiet rural community overtake those of the president. But after opposition from veterans, Olympians and children’s summer camps, the Coast Guard is retreating from plans to increase security on the Potomac River behind the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia.
June 28, 2017 In The News
The blaring headlines this week said the biological opinions issued by the federal government gave what could be a final green light to the California WaterFix. Wrong. There is no green light for this $15 billion boondoggle.
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June 28, 2017 In The News
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a reauthorization of federal aviation programs by a vote of 32-15, June 27, after rejecting a Democratic amendment to halt efforts to spin off air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration.
June 28, 2017 In The News
Senate GOP leadership announced there will be no vote on their version of the health care bill before the July 4th recess...But this is not the end of the road for the repeal and replace Obamacare legislation.
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