Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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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:

May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a longtime opponent of the California WaterFix who served as Deputy Secretary of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, critiqued language in the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment appropriations bill that would prohibit state and federal judicial review of the Environmental Impact Statement or Environmental Impact

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May 7, 2018 In The News

This past Friday, April 20, more than 50 students from Davis and Da Vinci High Schools staged a walkout and marched to my office to protest the threat of gun violence and the refusal by Congress to take any action to make our schools safer.

April 20, 2018 In The News

 

Fairfield-The Capitol Corridor train arriving at the Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station was too good a photo op to pass up.

April 6, 2018 In The News

Nearly two years since ground was broken on a Habitat for Humanity project slated to house six homeless veterans in Dixon, state, city and community leaders came together to celebrate moving the project forward.

March 23, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.

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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