Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), is pleased to announce today that the United States Department of Transportation has awarded $10 million for the Live Oak Streetscape Project through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.
July 27, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) submitted a policy statement to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) urging them to resist efforts to construct the twin tunnels.
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July 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation issued the following statement in response to testimony about the Jones Act at a joint hearing to examine maritime nuclear smuggling threats and other risks to port security:

June 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi, whose district includes Travis Air Force Base, issued the following statement in response to the selection of Travis as a candidate to receive the KC-46A tanker.
June 22, 2016 Press Release
In Speech, Congressman Recalls Horror of Mass Shooting in His Former State Senate District that Inspired California Gun Safety Reform
May 26, 2016 Press Release
Last Week, Congressman John Garamendi welcomed ten Yolo County students to the Pence Gallery in Davis who were selected by YoloArts to attend the 30th California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA).
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May 25, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Garamendi took his fight to stop the twin tunnels to the floor of the House, offering an amendment that would have barred any federal support for the project. Congressman McNerney followed suit with his own amendment in the same vein.

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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 9, 2011 In The News
Last week it was the progressives urging President Barack Obama to speed up withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in the wake of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s death. Today it’s a bipartisan group of lawmakers including Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove.
May 6, 2011 In The News
“I have lived in the Delta since 1977 and this is one of the first times that we have pulled together the farming community and fishing interests,” said Representative John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove). “There is a symbiotic relationship between the agricultural community and aquatic interests.
May 5, 2011 In The News
The drawn-out deployment in Afghanistan proves terrorism isn't fought with 100,000 boots on the ground, said Democratic Congressman John Garamendi, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee. It's deep intelligence gathering coupled with smaller special ops forces, whose skill set proves invaluable in sensitive missions targeting terrorists.
April 7, 2011 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) appeared on Fox Business Network yesterday and criticized the industry’s subsidies, asking why we they need billions of dollars a year from taxpayers.
March 24, 2011 In The News
The California congressman recalls another visit to the Horn of Africa in the late 1990s as part of a peacekeeping mission when the region was engulfed in war between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Garamendi says the mission succeeded largely because both Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki trusted the Peace Corps.
January 3, 2011 In The News
A new statewide flood-control plan calls for $14 billion to $17 billion in repairs and other investments. Welcome to another big project for 2012 and beyond. All of these projects are important, but Woodland and Yolo County residents are perhaps affected the most by levees, and state officials are saying that more than half of the state's 1,500 miles of levees don't meet standards.
July 6, 2010 In The News
Few places in the country have been harder hit by the housing crisis than western Contra Costa County. That is where Congressman John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, was Tuesday, urging the Senate to pass comprehensive home lending reform.
July 6, 2010 In The News
Hess and his wife, Carmela, spoke at a news conference Tuesday held by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, Antioch leaders and local housing advocates to tout a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives aimed in part at helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.
July 2, 2010 In The News
"We’ve been in Afghanistan for nine years, making it the longest war in our nation’s history, and it’s come at a tremendous cost. We’ve tragically lost more than 1,100 American lives and spent close to $300 billion. We’ve also been in Iraq for seven years, where we’ve lost more than 4,400 American lives and spent more than $700 billion," explained Congressman John Garamendi.
June 7, 2010 In The News
A congressman from the East Bay, Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, said it's possible the NUMMI factory could be used for more than electric vehicles. After all, the auto factory measures about 5.4 million square feet.

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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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