Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and a core conferee for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act issued this statement following his vote to pass conference report that reconciled differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill:

 

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, announced that his bill H.R.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hailed the passage in the House of Representatives of S. 756, the “Save Our Seas Act” authored by Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK).

July 24, 2018 Press Release

Congressman John Garamendi Hails Award of $816 million in Proposition 1 Funding to Sites Reservoir
 

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July 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), and Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton, Antioch, Lodi) offered amendments to H.R.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Water Resources Subcommittee, announced incredibly good news for the Sacramento Valley: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will award funding to complete two vital regional levee projects.

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Co-Chair of the Mobility Air Forces Caucus in the House of Representatives, hosted a Congressional breakfast yesterday along with fellow Co-Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). Maj. Gen. Thomas Sharpy, Vice Commander of Air Mobility Command, was the keynote speaker.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) applauded today’s passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2019. The $675 billion piece of legislation funds the Department of Defense pursuant to policy set in the National Defense Authorization Act, which Garamendi helped draft as a member of the House Armed Services Committee.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against H.R. 6136, by Speaker Ryan and Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte. The bill failed overwhelmingly, 121-301.

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME, which forbids public sector unions from requiring “fair share” fees from non-members who still benefit from the collective bargaining process:

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August 7, 2017 In The News
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” As Democrats, we will continue our efforts to bend that arc even further by seeking a “Better Deal.”
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August 4, 2017 In The News
Congress has a responsibility to appropriate money to advance American interests and to improve our national security, rather than fulfill an ill-advised campaign promise. A border wall will not do much to take drugs off our streets. Investing in the Coast Guard will.
August 4, 2017 In The News
In the longer term, the time is right to think about ways to make access to health care truly universal and cover those who are still left behind. By far the simplest solution is Medicare For All.
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July 26, 2017 In The News
It is not often that the interests of a quiet rural community overtake those of the president. But after opposition from veterans, Olympians and children’s summer camps, the Coast Guard is retreating from plans to increase security on the Potomac River behind the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia.
June 28, 2017 In The News
The blaring headlines this week said the biological opinions issued by the federal government gave what could be a final green light to the California WaterFix. Wrong. There is no green light for this $15 billion boondoggle.
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June 28, 2017 In The News
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a reauthorization of federal aviation programs by a vote of 32-15, June 27, after rejecting a Democratic amendment to halt efforts to spin off air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration.
June 28, 2017 In The News
Senate GOP leadership announced there will be no vote on their version of the health care bill before the July 4th recess...But this is not the end of the road for the repeal and replace Obamacare legislation.
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