Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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October 28, 2015 Press Release
Comments to Delta tunnel proponents are due this Friday, October 30, 2015. Comments can be submitted to BDCP/WaterFix Comments, P.O. Box 1919, Sacramento, CA 95812 or by email to BDCPComments@icfi.com.
October 9, 2015 Press Release
“With this bill, the oil companies win and the American people lose,” said Garamendi.
October 8, 2015 Press Release
" Until the majority can unify behind a single legislative strategy, the House will continue to lurch from crisis to crisis, rather than accomplishing the work the American people tasked us to do."
October 7, 2015 Press Release
The bill would provide $415 million over the next decade to advance the region’s highest-priority restoration projects.
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October 2, 2015 Press Release
“My heart aches for the victims of the senseless mass shooting at Umpqua Community College. We will learn more about the victims and heroes in the coming days, but it is horrifying to once again see violence directed toward innocent people."
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October 1, 2015 Press Release
This annual bill provides the authority and direction for all United States military enterprises.
September 30, 2015 Press Release
Garamendi votes to prevent a government shutdown that would severely harm our economy and vital services that millions of Americans depend on.
September 28, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi represents one of the largest Indian American communities in America, including a substantial Sikh population. Many of his constituents are concerned about the right to freely practice their faith in India.
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September 28, 2015 Press Release
If enacted, this law could lead to premature approval and construction of projects with disastrous environmental consequences, such as the Twin Tunnels project that would drain vital resources from the Sacramento Delta.
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September 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement on Speaker Boehner’s announcement that he will be resigning from Congress:

“Speaker Boehner’s resignation is a significant loss for the House of Representatives and for America. For five years, he has had a difficult task leading a fractured Republican caucus.

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November 18, 2011 In The News
“Geothermal energy is a crucial clean resource for creating jobs and securing our energy independence,” said Garamendi. “It is in our economic and national security interests to make our energy in America, which is why it’s critical for the federal government to continue cultivating an environment for geothermal development.”
November 2, 2011 In The News
Democrats say $2 billion a year can be saved by cancelling subsidies to oil companies. At a press conference outside the capitol, Congressman John Garamendi of Walnut Creek described those subsidies as a longstanding
October 29, 2011 In The News
“The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is critical to sustaining the life of communities across California and is an ecosystem of national significance,” said Congressman John Garamendi (CA-10). “I have worked for decades to protect this vital resource by building consensus and including all stakeholders.
October 20, 2011 In The News
“I like this,” said Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, as he lauded the facility and noted that increasing the use of clean energy such as solar power can help secure national security so America doesn’t have to depend on oil from dangerous parts of the world. “This is what we have to do.”
September 13, 2011 In The News
Garamendi used the state-by-state numbers put out by White House that say 710,000 small businesses in California would benefit from the payroll tax cut, which also would give an a family earning $50,000 a $1,500 tax cut. It also would provide nearly $4 billion to California for surface transportation, $2.8 billion to upgrade schools in poor neighborhoods and hire 37,300 teachers in the state.
September 13, 2011 In The News
The event was held across the street from the Walnut Creek office of Rep. John Garamendi, a Democrat, whom Carroll called a "champion" for his advocacy against oil subsidies. Garamendi aide Brian Hooker read a note from the congressman, who is in Washington monitoring the jobs bill debate, he said.
August 30, 2011 In The News
Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, praised The Leaven for raising student achievement and “reducing trouble” at its sites. “The evidence is there from the other three centers,” Garamendi said. “They ought to be everywhere.”
July 18, 2011 In The News
“This is an extremely important agency, necessary for the protection of all Americans, whether they have a home mortgage or a credit card,” Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, said in response to my query. “The President appointed a person who will aggressively protect consumers. I look forward to his work.
July 14, 2011 In The News
“Education and health together constitute two essential building blocks for happy, fulfilling lives and they help our children compete in the global market for jobs- to Make It In America,” Garamendi said. “I applaud the Contra Costa County Health Services Department for securing the money for this valuable investment.”
July 5, 2011 In The News
“From the sorts of things that are going on here, we are going to re-establish the American manufacturing sector,” Garamendi predicted. Four collaborations with emerging companies have already been established, noted i-GATE president Bruce Balfour. All could potentially establish manufacturing and administrative facilities in Livermore and other Tri-Valley communities.

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June 23, 2017 Video
This week, we got the Senate version of TrumpCare. It's even worse than we thought.
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