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April 13, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan and Bicameral Legislation Would Strengthen Buy American Requirements for Taxpayer-funded Infrastructure Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03) and U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Mike Braun (R-IN) reintroduced the “Made in America Act” to strengthen “Buy America” requirements for all major federally funded infrastructure projects to support American businesses, manufacturers, and workers.

April 1, 2021 Press Release
Garamendi Met with President Biden in the Oval Office Last Month to Discuss Infrastructure Priorities

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded President Biden’s introduction of his

March 31, 2021 Press Release
Bill would more than triple funding for UC Davis Extension’s pesticide safety and farmworker outreach programs at no cost to taxpayers or growers

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03) introduced the “Farmworker Pesticide Safety Act” in commemoration of Cesar Chavez Day. This bill would effectively triple funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s worker protection, public-private partnership, and pesticide safety education grant programs.

March 26, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation Will End Harmful Practice of Clawing Back Veteran Retirement Benefits While Families Are in Mourning

Washington, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Mike Turner (R-OH) reintroduced the bipartisan “Military Retiree Survivor Comfort Act” to protect military families from bank overdrafts following a veteran’s death.

March 12, 2021 Press Release
Garamendi Discusses the American Rescue Plan’s Support for Local Schools

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Garamendi (D-CA) hosted an education roundtable with county school superintendents from every part of his Congressional District to discuss the $14 billion in funding for California schools in “

March 11, 2021 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives Passes Two Commonsense Gun Safety Bills to Protect Our Communities From Violence

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act” (

March 11, 2021 Press Release
U.S. Senators Wicker and Casey Reintroduce Senate Companion Bill

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and U.S. Senators Roger F. Wicker (R-MS) and Robert P. Casey, Jr.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

YOLO COUNTY, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Yolo County) hosted a roundtable with Yolo County leaders to discuss the implementation of community-oriented policing methods and other new programs to reduce gun violence in the community, as well as the need to provide robust mental health services at the local level.

March 10, 2021 Press Release
The “American Rescue Plan” now Heads to the President’s Desk to be Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03) voted to pass the Senate-amended “American Rescue Plan” (

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) joined President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, and a small bipartisan group of Members of Congress in the Oval Office to discuss a path forward to pass a transportation infrastructure bill into law this year.