Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who served as Insurance Commissioner of California for eight years, released the following statement in opposition to the new discussion draft of health care legislation in the Senate.

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July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, spoke on the House floor to oppose H.R. 23, which would override California water law and allow nearly unregulated pumping of water from the Delta, threatening the local economy, water quality, and wildlife.

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July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, along with a bipartisan coalition in Congress, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) applauded Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin for reversing his plan to cut crucial unemployment benefits for disabled veterans.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced today that two of his amendments were unanimously accepted into the so-called Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act.

June 22, 2017 Press Release
President Trump admitted that the health care bill passed by the House a few weeks ago was mean. This current bill, written in secret by a handful of Republican Senators, is just as bad.
June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to former FBI Director James Comey’s sworn testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:

June 1, 2017 Press Release
The world and Trump should know that California, the world's 6th biggest economy, will continue to lead in reducing greenhouse gasses.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
The review was prompted by President Trump’s Executive Order ordering review of National Monument designations under the Antiquities Act.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
“The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals made the right decision in upholding a lower court ruling that blocked the implementation of President Trump’s travel ban from six predominately Muslim countries."

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December 9, 2016 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, introduced on Thursday a House bill that would strengthen the U.S. maritime industry by requiring up to 30 percent of strategic energy exports be shipped on U.S.-flagged vessels.
December 5, 2016 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, announced last week that the National Center for Sustainable Transportation at UC Davis received a substantial grant to continue its research into environmentally friendly transportation solutions.
December 5, 2016 In The News
SACRAMENTO — A California congressman wants to tighten controls on school districts purchasing imported foods for lunches.
December 3, 2016 In The News
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- President-elect Donald Trump has done something that hasn't been done in 40 years--he spoke with the president of Taiwan. Now all eyes are on China, waiting for what's expected to be a negative reaction.
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November 29, 2016 In The News
New legislation is in the works to help 10,000 California National Guard soldiers from having to repay reenlistment bonuses as they marched off to war.
November 17, 2016 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi has introduced the “American Food for American Schools” Act in an effort to bring more more accountability and transparency to the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act.
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October 27, 2016 In The News
FAIRFIELD — Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s order to stop the Pentagon from reclaiming re-enlistment bosses to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan got support Wednesday from Rep. John Garamendi.
October 26, 2016 In The News
The California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
October 21, 2016 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, was on a mission Wednesday to learn more about policing and policies.
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October 14, 2016 In The News
The annual Women of the Year Awards Ceremony was held Thursday at Woodland Community College, where dozens of women from throughout the Third Congressional District received awards.
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