Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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September 15, 2016 Press Release
Amendments to Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation bill would require creation of eLORAN backup system and streamline acquisition of a heavy icebreaker fleet
August 18, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento, CA) joined a number of local and federal leaders at the Natomas Basin Project ceremonial signing.
August 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi attended the Change of Command Ceremony honoring the work of outgoing Commander Vice Admiral Charles W. Ray and incoming Commander Vice Admiral Fred M. Midgette.
August 10, 2016 Press Release
This morning, Congressman John Garamendi, a Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, hosted a Transportation Forum featuring a number of local transportation decision makers and experts.
August 9, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi joined local leaders at the I-80/680 SR 12 Interchange Project Ribbon Cutting.
August 3, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) joined Sutter County Supervisors, Live Oak City Councilmembers, CalTrans Director Amarjeet Benipal, local city leaders, and dozens of community members announcing the $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant awarded to the Live Oak Streetscape Project last week.
July 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), is pleased to announce today that the United States Department of Transportation has awarded $10 million for the Live Oak Streetscape Project through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.
July 27, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) submitted a policy statement to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) urging them to resist efforts to construct the twin tunnels.
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July 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation issued the following statement in response to testimony about the Jones Act at a joint hearing to examine maritime nuclear smuggling threats and other risks to port security:

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May 9, 2011 In The News
Last week it was the progressives urging President Barack Obama to speed up withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in the wake of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s death. Today it’s a bipartisan group of lawmakers including Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove.
May 6, 2011 In The News
“I have lived in the Delta since 1977 and this is one of the first times that we have pulled together the farming community and fishing interests,” said Representative John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove). “There is a symbiotic relationship between the agricultural community and aquatic interests.
May 5, 2011 In The News
The drawn-out deployment in Afghanistan proves terrorism isn't fought with 100,000 boots on the ground, said Democratic Congressman John Garamendi, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee. It's deep intelligence gathering coupled with smaller special ops forces, whose skill set proves invaluable in sensitive missions targeting terrorists.
April 7, 2011 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) appeared on Fox Business Network yesterday and criticized the industry’s subsidies, asking why we they need billions of dollars a year from taxpayers.
March 24, 2011 In The News
The California congressman recalls another visit to the Horn of Africa in the late 1990s as part of a peacekeeping mission when the region was engulfed in war between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Garamendi says the mission succeeded largely because both Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki trusted the Peace Corps.
January 3, 2011 In The News
A new statewide flood-control plan calls for $14 billion to $17 billion in repairs and other investments. Welcome to another big project for 2012 and beyond. All of these projects are important, but Woodland and Yolo County residents are perhaps affected the most by levees, and state officials are saying that more than half of the state's 1,500 miles of levees don't meet standards.
July 6, 2010 In The News
Few places in the country have been harder hit by the housing crisis than western Contra Costa County. That is where Congressman John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, was Tuesday, urging the Senate to pass comprehensive home lending reform.
July 6, 2010 In The News
Hess and his wife, Carmela, spoke at a news conference Tuesday held by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, Antioch leaders and local housing advocates to tout a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives aimed in part at helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.
July 2, 2010 In The News
"We’ve been in Afghanistan for nine years, making it the longest war in our nation’s history, and it’s come at a tremendous cost. We’ve tragically lost more than 1,100 American lives and spent close to $300 billion. We’ve also been in Iraq for seven years, where we’ve lost more than 4,400 American lives and spent more than $700 billion," explained Congressman John Garamendi.
June 7, 2010 In The News
A congressman from the East Bay, Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, said it's possible the NUMMI factory could be used for more than electric vehicles. After all, the auto factory measures about 5.4 million square feet.

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June 23, 2017 Video
This week, we got the Senate version of TrumpCare. It's even worse than we thought.
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