Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 18, 2015 Press Release
The Pope addresses his encyclical to ‘every person living on this planet,’ because climate change affects us all and everyone has an obligation to help address this crisis. The good news is that we can rise to this challenge through innovation, advocacy, and smart public policy. We are morally compelled to act.
June 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) voted no for a second time on so-called ‘Fast Track’ Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which was inserted into an unrelated bill on public safety benefits. TPA sets the stage for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other future trade bills by granting six years of authority for a President to negotiate trade deals and present them to Congress for an ‘up-or-down vote’ – all without any meaningful input from the people’s elected representatives in Congress.
June 17, 2015 Press Release
“Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution is clear: Congress, and Congress alone, shall have the power to declare war. Make no mistake: the current campaign against ISIS is a war. The President says that he is authorized to conduct this campaign under previous Authorizations for the Use of Military Force. I disagree.”
June 10, 2015 Press Release
“The Constitution is clear: Congress has the authority to negotiate and ratify trade agreements. Trade Promotion Authority would be an abdication of our responsibilities, and I call on my House colleagues to vote no. So-called fast track would allow for much easier passage of dangerous free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would cost thousands of American middle-class jobs."
June 9, 2015 Press Release
California water needs can be met with a comprehensive program that over the next 10 years can create more than 5 million acre-feet of new water at a cost no greater than the twin tunnels.
May 28, 2015 Press Release
This grant gives our communities the tools needed to clean abandoned mines, improve local water quality, protect public health, and support local businesses. It will also help us enjoy the great outdoors and strengthen Northern California’s tourism industry.
May 26, 2015 Press Release
On Friday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) 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 more than 60 pieces this year - a new record for the 3rd District.
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May 20, 2015 Press Release
"The GROW AMERICA Act is a smart investment in job-creation, transportation safety, business growth, and environmental protection. We need this type of program in order to rebuild and renew our crumbling infrastructure, to provide economic certainty, and to make the U.S. more competitive in a global marketplace."
May 18, 2015 Press Release
America’s Coast Guard and Merchant Marine play an indispensible role in our national security and economic prosperity. This bipartisan legislation supports their work and I applaud its passage.

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February 7, 2010 In The News
"No one will outfight John Garamendi in advocating for the needs and interests of the people he represents," said Andy Stone, a spokesman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
February 4, 2010 In The News
"'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has robbed our national defense of over 13,000 vital troops and armed service personnel, including scores of Arabic translators," Garamendi said in a statement. "At a time when America is fighting wars on two fronts and facing financial uncertainty, it is painfully clear that we must work swiftly to end DADT.
February 3, 2010 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, is inviting 30,000 of his constituents to take part in his first telephone town hall meeting tonight. ... [He] is holding the telephone town hall tonight to reach out to his district's less densely populated areas.
February 3, 2010 In The News
A champion of the public option, Garamendi alleged that the provision was ultimately removed to placate opponents of reform, leaving us with a compromised piece of legislation. He also said delays have hurt its very chances for survival.
January 29, 2010 In The News
Meanwhile, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) -- who joined Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) to craft California's first high-speed rail legislation 20 years ago -- called the funding announcement "a great first step for a program that I will continue to fight hard for in Congress in the months and years ahead."
January 28, 2010 In The News
The bill also would keep the McCarran-Ferguson Act antitrust exemption from applying to health insurers and medical malpractice insurers. ... The chief supporters of the latest bill are Rep. Pete DeFazio, Ore.., and Rep. Louise Slaughter, N.Y. Another supporter is Rep. John Garamendi, Calif., a new member of Congress and former state insurance commissioner.
January 14, 2010 In The News
"The role of the federal government is to put in place a national marketplace," said one of the speakers, Representative John Garamendi of California and a former state insurance commissioner. He says that some states simply do not have the money or inclination to enforce the new laws.
January 14, 2010 In The News
Former Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, who held one of three seats on the Lands Commission and opposed the PXP project, has since moved on to a congressional seat. "My position on the PXP deal remains unchanged," Garamendi said in a statement. "Any decision on offshore oil drilling belongs at the California State Lands Commission. ... If Gov.
January 13, 2010 In The News
Also Wednesday, a C-17 shipped out of Travis Air Force Base en route to Haiti. The plan, from the 21st Airlift Squadron of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, stopped first in Riverside to pick up supplies and personnel, according to information from the office of Rep. John Garamendi.
January 13, 2010 In The News
"Travis Air Force Base, located in California's 10th Congressional District, is playing its part in this response as well," Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Creek), said in a statement. "This is the first plane sent out from the entire Air Mobility Command of the USA, and a vital step in the much broader relief effort."

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April 14, 2017 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins 11th Hour with Brian Williams to discuss the threat from North Korea
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