Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and William R. Keating (D-MA) introduced the Enhancing the Strength and Capacity of America’s Primary Evacuation Routes (ESCAPE) Act, with U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) sponsoring the Senate companion bill.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing on the Department of Defense’s budget requests for military readiness.

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, made the following statement at the conclusion of the hearing:

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Austin Scott (R-GA) introduced H.R. 2617, the bipartisan Occupational and Environmental Transparency Health (OATH) Act.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, sent a letter to Governor Newsom (D-CA) outlining his alternative water plan for California following th

May 6, 2019 Press Release

DAVIS, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) was proud to announce the winners of this year’s Congressional High School Art Competition in the 3rd District at the Pence Gallery in Davis. His office received more than 120 pieces this year - a new record for the 3rd District.

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May 3, 2019 Press Release

This week, Congressmen Mike Turner (OH-10), John Garamendi (CA-3), and Paul Cook (CA-8) introduced the “Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019,” designed to limit the transfer of F-35 aircraft to the nation of Turkey. The bill is a companion bill to S.922, the Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019, introduced by Sen.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing on the Department of Defense’s budget requests for military construction, energy, and environmental programs.

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, made the following statement at the conclusion of the hearing:

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation from 2013-2018, issued the following statement after the Coast Guard announced a contract award for the new Polar Security Cutter—guaranteeing the ship will be built in America by American workers:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Oklahoma City—Today, Rep. Garamendi (D-CA)—Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee—concluded a congressional delegation he led to observe military installations impacted by recent natural disasters, and to tour privatized military housing units in the wake of the military housing crisis.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee, departed on a congressional delegation to observe the damage to military bases caused by Hurricane Florence. The trip will offer Chairman Garamendi the opportunity to personally inspect the damage sustained by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point.

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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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