Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation issued the following statement in response to testimony about the Jones Act at a joint hearing to examine maritime nuclear smuggling threats and other risks to port security:

June 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi, whose district includes Travis Air Force Base, issued the following statement in response to the selection of Travis as a candidate to receive the KC-46A tanker.
June 22, 2016 Press Release
In Speech, Congressman Recalls Horror of Mass Shooting in His Former State Senate District that Inspired California Gun Safety Reform
May 26, 2016 Press Release
Last Week, Congressman John Garamendi welcomed ten Yolo County students to the Pence Gallery in Davis who were selected by YoloArts to attend the 30th California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA).
May 25, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Garamendi took his fight to stop the twin tunnels to the floor of the House, offering an amendment that would have barred any federal support for the project. Congressman McNerney followed suit with his own amendment in the same vein.

May 25, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi held a reception last Friday honoring 11 students from the 3rd Congressional District whom he nominated and have been accepted into one of the nation’s five military service academies.
May 24, 2016 Press Release
Republican majority will pass two bills this week containing language that would gut the Delta’s environmental protections
May 24, 2016 Press Release
Last Friday, Congressman John Garamendi 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 a record 92 pieces this year.
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Legislation is a companion to a bill recently introduced by California Senator Dianne Feinstein
May 3, 2016 Press Release
The Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculating Act would save millions of students and parents thousands of dollars as they prepare for the future.


In The News

November 16, 2015 In The News
The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement.
November 13, 2015 In The News
Area Congressman John Garamendi, D-Fairfield, supported the GI Bill during a Veterans Day presentation at Woodland Community College.
November 12, 2015 In The News
Woodland Community College officials made it known Monday night that its gratitude and support of veterans on campus goes well beyond a federal holiday every six months.
October 30, 2015 In The News
Area Congressman John Garamendi continued to hammer away at Gov. Jerry Brown's twin-tunnel project, calling the proposal a "multi-billion boondoggle" in a letter sent to 3rd District water leaders.
October 23, 2015 In The News
A growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers is calling for independent investigations into the U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
October 22, 2015 In The News
The future of Travis Air Force Base – from expanded missions to new development projects and water – was on the agenda of area representatives who lobbied Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
October 20, 2015 In The News
California needed to pour cold water on the idiots flying drones so close to California wildfires that they threaten lives and drive away aircraft trying to put out the blazes. Gov. Jerry Brown didn’t think enough about the threat to sign legislation limiting the use of drones.
October 13, 2015 In The News
Area Congressman John Garamendi, a Democrat, weighed in last week on the turmoil among Republicans in trying to find a new Speaker of the House.



June 8, 2017 Video
This week's video features the Republican rollback of the consumer financial protections in the Dodd-Frank law.