Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, sent a letter to Governor Newsom (D-CA) outlining his alternative water plan for California following th

May 6, 2019 Press Release

DAVIS, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) was proud to announce the winners of this year’s Congressional High School Art Competition in the 3rd District at the Pence Gallery in Davis. His office received more than 120 pieces this year - a new record for the 3rd District.

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May 3, 2019 Press Release

This week, Congressmen Mike Turner (OH-10), John Garamendi (CA-3), and Paul Cook (CA-8) introduced the “Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019,” designed to limit the transfer of F-35 aircraft to the nation of Turkey. The bill is a companion bill to S.922, the Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019, introduced by Sen.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing on the Department of Defense’s budget requests for military construction, energy, and environmental programs.

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, made the following statement at the conclusion of the hearing:

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation from 2013-2018, issued the following statement after the Coast Guard announced a contract award for the new Polar Security Cutter—guaranteeing the ship will be built in America by American workers:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Oklahoma City—Today, Rep. Garamendi (D-CA)—Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee—concluded a congressional delegation he led to observe military installations impacted by recent natural disasters, and to tour privatized military housing units in the wake of the military housing crisis.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee, departed on a congressional delegation to observe the damage to military bases caused by Hurricane Florence. The trip will offer Chairman Garamendi the opportunity to personally inspect the damage sustained by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the bicameral Cabin Air Safety Act (H.R.2208) to protect commercial airline passengers and crew from toxic cabin air.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) reintroduced the bipartisan Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act, H.R. 1899, to address the ballooning student loan debt crisis in America that cripples over 40 million Americans and their families.

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March 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to ensure that U.S.-flagged and crewed vessels play a key role in the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to China.

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February 21, 2019 In The News

When President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency last week to get his way on funding for his border wall, legal scholars warned the move dramatically tilted the balance of power in favor of the White House.

In some ways it parallels the hobbling of Congress’ war authority 18 years ago.

February 21, 2019 In The News

When one door closes, another four open.

Congressman John Garamendi’s Yuba City office closed recently, but he spent Tuesday morning talking with a group of about 60 people at the Yuba City Senior Center, which will serve as one of four Yuba-Sutter office locations starting in March.

February 21, 2019 In The News

Several Democratic members of Congress are preemptively pushing back on Attorney General William Barr's handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report.

February 21, 2019 In The News

A Democratic California congressman says that President Trump has an ax to grind against his state after the Trump administration announced that the Department of Transportation would seek the return of federa

November 26, 2018 In The News

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Rep. John Garamendi of California, the top Democrat on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation subcommittee, said adding more polar icebreakers to the region will help the U.S. guard against growing Russian influence.

October 23, 2018 In The News

Students at Anna Kyle Elementary School in Fairfield gained a whole lot of civic knowledge when Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, stopped by Wednesday morning to answer questions on the political process.

October 23, 2018 In The News

LAKEPORT, Calif. – On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03) will come to Lake County to host a veterans town hall.

The town hall event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Medeiros Veterans Center in Lakeport, 875 11th St.

October 23, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman John Garamendi is hailing the the reactivation of the Lower Cache Creek Feasibility Study by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

The study, which was suspended in 2015, will help determine the most fiscally and environmentally responsible method of protecting against the risk of flooding from the Lower Cache Creek.

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