Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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November 30, 2016 Press Release
National Defense Authorization Conference Report will stop clawbacks and allow those who have already paid bonuses back to obtain reimbursement
November 17, 2016 Press Release
“Make It In America” Advocates, Reps. Garamendi, Lipinski and Matsui, Applaud Withdrawal of Request for Waiver from Buy America Requirements
November 17, 2016 Press Release
Legislation will absolve any debt associated with bonuses paid to California National Guard Members for recruitment or re-enlistment from 2004 to 2010
November 16, 2016 Press Release
New legislation would increase accountability and transparency for the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act
November 3, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, convened his Veterans’ Advisory Committee for a wide-ranging conversation on issues that impact veterans.
October 27, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi Hosts His Manufacturing Advisory Committee at Altec for a Conversation on Training and Expanding the Local Workforce
October 26, 2016 Press Release

DAVIS, CA – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Yuba City, Davis, CA), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today said he appreciates the announcement made by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter that the Department of Defense will halt the recoupment of bonus payments made to National Guard Veterans, calling it “a step in the right direction.” Garamendi had proposed

October 25, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Garamendi Honored for Leadership Protecting Sacred Native American Sites at 40th Anniversary Gala for Native American Heritage Commission.

October 24, 2016 Press Release
Department of Defense is attempting to reclaim bonuses that recruiters paid out in error
October 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi spoke to classes about his duties and responsibilities as a Congressman and touched on Congress's role in helping students with mental illness, regionalized vocational training, college affordability and more.


In The News

December 31, 2015 In The News
A continued push in Northern California by multiple political representatives culminated this year with Berryessa Snow Mountain being established as a national monument.
December 19, 2015 In The News
The Elk Grove Unified School District served students hundreds of cases of canned peaches from China in recent months, the second district in the Sacramento region to do so despite a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestically grown foods.
December 18, 2015 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, a former offensive and defensive lineman for the Cal Bears and NFL prospect himself before deciding to pursue a career in public service, is helping lead the fight in Congress to raise awareness about the need for improved safety in high school sports by cosponsoring the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015.
December 11, 2015 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi praised the end to a formal ban on women in combat, saying the change means “women in our armed forces have shattered a camouflaged glass ceiling.”
December 11, 2015 In The News
California Republicans will continue trying to include language addressing the state’s drought in a must-pass bill to fund the federal government, over objections from the state’s Democratic delegation.
December 3, 2015 In The News
Sacramento County supervisors remain critical of a $15 billion plan to build tunnels that would carry water from the Delta to southern California.
November 30, 2015 In The News
The following letter was written to a Yolo County constituent by Congressman John Garamendi in response to his affirmative vote on H.R. 4038, the bill on admitting Syrian refugees to the United States. It was forwarded to The Democrat.
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.