Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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April 28, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 out of Committee and move it to the House Floor. This annual bill sets policy for the Department of Defense and provides the authority and direction for the United States military.

April 25, 2016 Press Release

VALLEJO, CA - Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, convened his Maritime Advisory Committee at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Doris Matsui (CA-06), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and John Garamendi (CA-03) released the following statement today in response to the news that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) within the Department of the Interior will conduct a review of the Delta Habitat Conservation and Conveyance Pr

March 24, 2016 Press Release

FAIRFIELD, CA - Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) issued the following statement in response to this week’s terrorist bombing in Brussels, Belgium:

March 18, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi’s (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) women’s advisory committee, the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), today hosted a community conversation on helping women enter advanced careers in Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering (STEM) and overcome workplace discrimination.
March 16, 2016 Press Release
“The American people deserve to learn more about Judge Garland through confirmation hearings, but Senate leadership has refused to act. The Constitution is clear: The President has the responsibility to nominate a candidate, and the Senate has the responsibility to schedule a hearing and a vote, regardless of when the next election is.”
March 3, 2016 Press Release
“Today, I rise to shed light on the epidemic of bullying in our schools, and the harmful effects it has on our nation’s children. Bullying is the reason that 160,000 American children do not go to school each day because they cannot endure another day of verbal and physical attacks from their peers. All too often horrific shootings on our school campuses are done by students who have been bullied."
February 23, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would mirror S.2533, the “California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act,” recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein
February 19, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi hosted a number of senior center roundtable conversations this week throughout the 3rd Congressional District.
February 11, 2016 Press Release
H.R.4441 would be a massive giveaway to private companies at the expense of consumers


In The News

October 7, 2015 In The News
Thumbs up: Women of the year named
September 28, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON (KGO) -- Pope Francis made history in Washington on Thursday, with a message containing something for everyone.
September 17, 2015 In The News
“The best thing that could happen would be for us to take the time to understand the implications of this,” Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said in an interview Wednesday, “but my guess is that they will try to ram it into must-pass legislation, and that would be a mistake.”
September 15, 2015 In The News
There's so much trouble in the world, there will always be the need for the U-2 spy plane. That's the theory of our congressman, John Garamendi, and that's how he summed up things in an interview for a story in the last segment of a five-part series commemorating the U-2's 60th anniversary.
September 15, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and other local members of Congress remain critical of a $15 billion plan to build tunnels that would carry water from the Delta to southern California.
September 11, 2015 In The News
“When we export LNG, we need to make sure that the export of this natural asset is being conducted by American sailors on American ships. In doing so, we will revitalize America’s shipbuilding industry in a big way.”
September 7, 2015 In The News
Water recycling may be one of the most promising sources of new water for California, but you’d never know it in Washington.
August 31, 2015 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, the former deputy secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and a current member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has introduced legislation that would restrict private drones within two miles of a wildfire or airport.
August 10, 2015 In The News
Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural heritage.



May 24, 2017 Video

President Trump's proposed budget would do active harm to America's most vulnerable, all while enriching his billionaire friends.

May 18, 2017 Video
Congressman John Garamendi, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Wolf Blitzer on CNN's Situation Room