Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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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
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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.
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May 17, 2016 Press Release
Legislation is a companion to a bill recently introduced by California Senator Dianne Feinstein
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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.
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

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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.

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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.
June 30, 2011 In The News
Former California Insurance Commissioner and now Congressman John Garamendi saw this coming several years ago and did his best to halt the growth of high-deductible plans, but he had no real power to do so. He told reporters in 2005, while still serving as insurance commissioner, that high-deductible plans would eventually result in a “death spiral” for HMOs and PPOs.
June 29, 2011 In The News
Sandy Person, one of people at the Q&A, said she thought Garamendi did a great job discussing what she felt were complex problems. “I thought he demonstrated a considerable knowledge of a lot of the problems we face,” Person said. “His comprehensive depth of understanding is insightful.”
June 18, 2011 In The News
A letter from Congressman John Garamendi was read into the record. It confirmed his support for the downtown-Vasco route. He stated that it would provide the most long term value for Livermore. Garamendi has served on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Meeting.
June 13, 2011 In The News
In the segment "Better Know a District," Garamendi answers questions about the 10th district, which runs from Dixon to Livermore, and simultaneously denies requests to see pictures of Osama Bin Laden's corpse while being called Gary.
June 13, 2011 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi says the measure kicks off a water war. "California has a long history of powerful organizations and people stealing water," he says, "and here we go one more time, this time with the Westlands Water District stealing from the existing water rights holders."
June 6, 2011 In The News
Mr. Garamendi offers an impassioned defense of his legislation, highlights the need for government action to create jobs, and scathingly critiques both the wisdom and motives of those who oppose Buy American requirements.
May 19, 2011 In The News
“Even in financially challenging times, it is essential that these men and women continue to protect the health and well-being of our community. Simply put, this grant helps our firefighters keep us safe," Garamendi said.
May 17, 2011 In The News
Garamendi’s opposition to the bill was not only toward the continuation of the war in Afghanistan, but also focused specifically on Section 1034, which would authorize an expansion of worldwide war authority for U.S. counter-terrorism efforts

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