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June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced that he secured $20 million for three local transportation priorities as part of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act” (

June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—On June 1, the co-chairs of the bicameral Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control Working Group sent a letter to President Biden applauding the announcement of his upcoming summit with President Putin in Geneva. The Nuclear Weapons Arms Control Working Group is comprised of 20 Senators and Representatives and is co-chaired by Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Rep. Donald Beyer, Jr.

June 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi, Chair of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, issued the statement below following the U.S. Marine Corps’ announcement that Maj. Gen. Robert Castellvi has been permanently relieved from his position. Maj. Gen.

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Supports Airport Modernization, Safety, and Resiliency Projects

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03) and Brian Babin, D.D.S. (R-TX36) reintroduced the “Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act for Airports” in the U.S. House of Representatives. U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and John Cornyn (R-TX) sponsored companion legislation in the Senate.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) highlighted the launch of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program and urged eligible constituents to enroll to receive a discount on their monthly internet bill. 

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, The U.S. Department of Treasury announced that is beginning to distribute local COVID-19 funding that Congressman Garamendi (D-CA) helped secure to safely reopen schools, put COVID-19 vaccines in arms, put people back to work, and provide financial relief to hardworking Americans impacted by the pandemic.

May 11, 2021 Press Release
Gives State Insurance Commissioners Full Voting Seat on Federal Regulatory and Oversight Body

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the “Primary Regulators of Insurance Act” with Congressman Barry Loudermilk (R-GA). Congressman Garamendi served as California’s first-ever elected State Insurance Commissioner from 1991 to 1995, and again from 2003 to 2007.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) announced more than $122 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in California’s 3rd Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students

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May 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) highlighted new tools from the White House to help California residents get vaccinated.

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May 6, 2021 Press Release
Low-interest federal financing for off-stream Sites Reservoir Project

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03) introduced legislation (

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