Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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May 27, 2014 Press Release
“I want to congratulate these AP Government students, their teacher, and Rio Vista High School for their hard work and inspiring program,” said Congressman Garamendi.
May 22, 2014 Press Release
“It is an honor to be selected as co-chair of the bipartisan American Sikh Caucus. I am proud to take this next step in my work with Sikh-Americans to defend civil rights, fight discrimination, and educate Members of Congress and the public about the community."
May 22, 2014 Press Release
“The Airmen at Beale and Travis Air Force Bases depend on Congress to pass good legislation that ensures they can effectively and safely carry out their missions. The NDAA also improves Congressional services for veterans, helps veterans who are seeking employment, and supports veterans who are struggling with mental illness. This legislation is far from perfect, but it’s a strong foundation,” said Congressman Garamendi.
May 20, 2014 Press Release
The bill authorizes $760 million for the American River Watershed Project in the Natomas Basin, helping prevent flooding in Sacramento and Sutter Counties. It also authorizes $255 million in flood control for the Sutter Basin. Congressman Garamendi has worked closely with his Republican colleague to the north, Congressman Doug LaMalfa to ensure federal funding for levees in this region.
May 15, 2014 Press Release
"On issues as global as wasteful spending in our nuclear weapons program to as local as supporting a thriving arts scene, Davis is driven to make things better," Garamendi said.
May 15, 2014 Press Release
In 2013, Garamendi wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in support of ICON Aircraft’s proposed facility, which is now becoming a reality. The consumer sport plane manufacturer is planning on generating well over 400 new manufacturing and sales jobs in the region.
May 9, 2014 Press Release
“This bill will help protect communities from devastating floods and threats to public health. It will also accelerate American business growth and job creation," said Garamendi.
May 8, 2014 Press Release
“This legislation is very important for the military communities in my district. I am glad we were able to develop a bipartisan bill to provide for a smart and strong defense,” said Congressman Garamendi. “While every bill can be improved, this legislation is a good step forward.”
May 7, 2014 Press Release
California Chrome is a resident of Yuba City, where he lives with his human friends Perry and Denise Martin. The Martins bought California Chrome’s mother for only $8,000, a bargain by horse racing standards. California Chrome’s storybook rags-to-riches tale is sure to delight horse racing fans for years to come.
May 6, 2014 Press Release
"Protecting our great outdoors provides enormous benefits. ... When independent entities demonstrate a commitment and ability to manage conservation easements, states should be allowed to designate them as managers."



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