April 11, 2014 Press Release
"It is with a heavy heart that I join my constituents in the spirit of condolence and support for the families of those who lost their lives on I-5 yesterday evening."
April 10, 2014 Press Release
Celebration of Vaisakhi, a Spring Festival, includes performing “Seva” (selfless service), such as providing free food to others and volunteering for community service projects. The Sikh American community also honors the occasion with major parades throughout the United States. Congressman Garamendi said, "I proudly represent one of the largest Sikh communities in the nation. For decades, we have confronted the challenges of California together, including education and our current drought. It is in this spirit of cooperation and friendship that I wish Sikhs across America and across the world a most joyous Vaisakhi."
April 10, 2014 Press Release
“If enacted into law, this extreme Tea Party-inspired budget would wreck havoc on my district and communities across America,” said Congressman Garamendi. “Construction on levees in flood prone Sacramento Valley communities would be delayed. College students would shoulder even more debt. Agricultural researchers at UC Davis would see their groundbreaking work halted. Seniors in Rio Vista would see their health costs skyrocket. Struggling families in my district would see food, housing, and health care taken away from them.”
April 8, 2014 Press Release
“I am a proud supporter of the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Fair Minimum Wage Act, which would dramatically shrink the wage gap and deserve a vote. This is a matter of basic economic freedom and fairness.”
"The Senate finally moved forward with good bipartisan stopgap legislation to restore jobless benefits for those out of work through no fault of their own. The House should immediately do the same. We can’t afford further delay," he said.
"There’s a lot more we can and should do for these American heroes. Giving them equal access to the travel benefits enjoyed by their fellow veterans is an easy decision," Congressman Garamendi said.
April 3, 2014 Press Release
Northern California Women Served their Nation at Armament Factories during World War II. Garamendi expressed his deep appreciation for their work and role in improving American society.
April 1, 2014 Press Release
"George Washington’s Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton referred to our Coast Guard as our ‘Sentinels of Commerce.’ Through commonsense reforms and smart investments, this bill bolsters our Sentinels’ vital economic and security missions."
March 31, 2014 Press Release
The event was designed to invite more constituents to have one-on-one interactions with Congressman Garamendi, to learn what services are available at the district office, and to make constituent caseworkers available to constituents who need assistance with a federal agency.
March 27, 2014 Press Release
Construction of Sites Reservoir would bring California one major step closer to a drought-proof water system. It has support across the aisle and across the state. I will continue to work with Doug and local stakeholders to move this project across the finish line.”
October 30, 2015 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins Wolf Blitzer on CNN's Situation Room to discuss the latest with Syria, including the announcement of the deployment of US ground forces.
October 28, 2015 Video
Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) speaks on the importance of farm-to-school programs
October 27, 2015 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the budget deal, transportation funding, and the fight against ISIS in Syria