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April 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Garamendi returned to Washington, D.C. and voted to pass the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, a $484 billion emergency relief package to support small businesses, hospitals and health care workers, and to expand testing for COVID-19 nationwide.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Mobilize AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and FEMA volunteers to support public health responders and COVID-19 contact tracing and testing

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representatives Jim Costa, Josh Harder, TJ Cox and John Garamendi (all D-Calif.) today called on Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and California Governor Gavin Newsom to maintain coordination of operations between the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Sacramento, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, issued the below statement after it was announced that a sailor aboard the U.S.S. Roosevelt died due to complications with COVID-19:

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Sacramento, CA—Congressman Garamendi (D-CA) joined a bipartisan group of his Congressional colleagues urging U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to provide additional emergency assistance for family farmers and ranchers.

April 9, 2020 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) hosted a Q&A for over 100 local small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Garamendi was joined by Garth MacDonald and Carrie Ellinwood of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to answer participant questions.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee leadership – including Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Subcommittee Chairs Joe Courtney (D-CT), John Garamendi (D-CA), and Jackie Speier (D-CA) – today issued the following statement after Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly announced that Captain Brett E.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Sacramento, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who represents the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Congress, sent a letter to Director Karla Nemeth of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) objecting to the agency’s lack of consideration of the “western route” for the new Delta Conveyance Project.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Fairfield, California—Today Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who represents Travis Air Force Base in Congress, sent a letter to President Trump, Vice President Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and Centers for Disease Con