Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Press Releases

July 17, 2018 Press Release
Amendments to H.R. 6147 would strike language prohibiting lawsuits against California water projects including WaterFix

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
$13 million has been allocated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete the levee protecting the City of Marysville and $1.5 billion to protect the Natomas Basin

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
Garamendi and fellow Co-Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington welcomed Air Mobility personnel and Members of Congress

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
Draconian legislation takes DACA recipients hostage, allows cruel treatment of asylum-seeking migrant families, and does nothing for agricultural labor

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:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to being named a Conferee to the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:

June 27, 2018 Press Release
Legislation would create a “Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise” to facilitate adoption of new technologies that will improve execution of the Coast Guard’s missions

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 of his bill, the Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise Act, through the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. H.R.

June 22, 2018 Press Release
Rules governing pipeline safety that were mandated in 2011 still have not been written, jeopardizing public safety

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, demanded answers on the timing of regulations required in the wake of the 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

June 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi will join over 30 Democratic Members to visit immigration facilities and better understand the family separation crisis created by President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that he will be joining over thirty Democrats from the House of Representatives to tour detention facilities near McAllen, Texas on Saturday, June 23.

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