Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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January 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City), was selected by his committee colleagues to serve as Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee on the House Armed Services Committee. The Readiness Subcommittee oversees defense programs that enable the military services to be prepared to fight.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City), who represents Travis Air Force base and Beale Air Force base in Congress, introduced the Tricare Reserve Improvement Act, which extends eligibility to all National Guardsmen and Reservists, regardless of their civilian occupation.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City), former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, reintroduced the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act (H.R.357), with Reps.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) issued the following statement after being sworn into the 116th Congress:

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), who represents a district with an annual farm gate value of over $4.4 billion, applauded passage today of a bipartisan farm bill that supports California’s rural communities, farmers, and agricultural research while avoiding cuts to nutrition assistance (SNAP) for needy families and low-income women wi

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November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, sent a bipartisan letter to the White House, co-signed by 38 other members of California’s House delegation, requesting that the President waive any requirement that the State of California or local governments match federal disaster relief with state or local

November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, praised the passage in the House of Representatives of S. 140, the Coast Guard Reauthorization Amendment for Fiscal Year 2019.

November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded the announcement of a $449 million federal grant to support the Sites Reservoir Project. The grant is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program, and is the single largest award in the program’s history.

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November 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a Senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement regarding Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the subsequent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General:

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October 23, 2018 In The News

DENVER  — President Donald Trump has ordered the government to streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on four major water projects in the western United States and specifically targeted the Central Valley Project.

October 23, 2018 In The News

Ask any environmental policy expert and they’ll tell you that water rights, water supply and water quality initiatives are complicated and contentious issues in California.

Those issues are about to get a whole lot more complicated.

June 21, 2018 In The News

Speaking publicly against separating children from their parents who crossed the United States border illegally isn’t something Vacaville resident Michael Kitzes is taking lightly.

“I struggled with it for awhile,” he said about going public in opposition to how the children are being treated. “They’re ripping these children away from families.”

June 12, 2018 In The News

After several sessions of Congress (beginning with the 109th) failed to yield monetary benefits to our WWII Merchant Mariners to compensate for their absence of GI Bill benefits, it appeared that finally the 114th Congress (2015-16) would offer some overdue recognition in the form of the Congressional Gold Medal

June 9, 2018 In The News

Larry Munger clearly remembers the 1955 flood that devastated Yuba City. 

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June 7, 2018 In The News

Last week, Congressman John Garamendi (D- CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced The Energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018.

June 7, 2018 In The News

The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation’s ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects.

As part of that legislation, Congressman John Garamendi, D-3rd District, was able to insert language that will expedite a Cache Creek flood study through the Army Corps of Engineers.

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June 7, 2018 In The News

The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation’s ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects.

As part of that legislation, Congressman John Garamendi, D-3rd District, was able to insert language that will expedite a Cache Creek flood study through the Army Corps of Engineers.

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June 7, 2018 In The News

The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation’s ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects.

As part of that legislation, Congressman John Garamendi, D-3rd District, was able to insert language that will expedite a Cache Creek flood study through the Army Corps of Engineers.

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June 7, 2018 In The News

Yuba River levee construction is included in federal legislation recently passed by the House of Representatives.

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