Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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May 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi has been closely working on, these water projects, including desperately needed levee improvements.
May 1, 2015 Press Release
The bill includes $8.7 billion to maintain America’s nuclear weapons stockpile, $526 million more than FY 2015. Garamendi fears this increase in spending to support our already bloated nuclear weapons program, particularly in the context of delicate diplomacy with Iran and Russia, could trigger a chain reaction that would accelerate a modern nuclear arms race.
April 30, 2015 Press Release
"The changes to the BDCP just confirm our fear that this project is not about restoring the environment,” Congressman Garamendi said.
April 30, 2015 Press Release
Garamendi introduced a number of amendments to inform Congress about the costs and risks of our new nuclear arms race.
April 27, 2015 Press Release
Addressing graduates at the California Maritime Academy and in Virginia at the annual "Salute to Congress" hosted by the International Propeller Club, Garamendi called for a law requiring that American natural gas and crude oil be exported on U.S. ships.
April 23, 2015 Press Release
“This legislation strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to protect our nation and safeguard maritime commerce. It does so by providing budget stability and funds to address the many unmet capital project needs of the Coast Guard.”
April 17, 2015 Press Release
The Congressman brought together experts and dozens of accomplished women in business, non-profits, and public service. He said, "In America today, women are taking their rightful place as equals at home, at work, and in the community, but as everyone in this room knows, we haven’t broken the glass ceiling yet."
April 16, 2015 Press Release
Click to watch video: Congressman Garamendi sounds the alarm on the need to tackle the climate crisis.
April 13, 2015 Press Release
“America’s founding ideals of freedom of worship, equality, and justice are reflected in the Sikh American community’s celebration of Vaisakhi. I am proud to represent one of the largest Sikh communities in the country. I have partnered with the community on many issues, including civil liberties, education, and business development."
April 9, 2015 Press Release
Garamendi's speech focused on America's pivotal opportunity to create thousands of American jobs by revitalizing America's shipbuilding industry.

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In The News

January 12, 2010 In The News
One wag noted that if Nancy Pelosi could get enough Democrats to find the hidden room, maybe Congress could actually pass health care legislation. Oh, and which member had Pelosi's ear as she descended the grand staircase? California's newest member, John Garamendi.
January 12, 2010 In The News
As California Congressional Representative John Garamendi told reporters today, "Under health reform, 30 million people will buy their insurance through the Exchanges. I spent years as insurance commissioner in California, chasing after the insurance company scoundrels.
January 12, 2010 In The News
This afternoon, Health Care for America Now (HCAN) hosted a press call outlining some of the remaining loopholes in federal health care reform legislation. Rep.
January 8, 2010 In The News
Millions of dollars in stimulus funds are being spent on an East Bay BART project. The project is designed to put more seats on trains. "This is one example right here of where the Recovery Act money is being put to good use, people are working, people are able to pay taxes, take care of their families, have the pride of work," declared Congressman John Garamendi.
January 8, 2010 In The News
Representative Garamendi spent most of his day traveling to meetings on transportation policy and in the afternoon visited the Central Contra Costa Crossover project, which began construction in October 2009. The project, funded in part with $13 million in federal stimulus funds, will add two sections of crossover tracks between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations.
January 7, 2010 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi recently took the wheel of the 10th Congressional District. But Thursday he took a back seat when hearing about transportation needs in East Contra Costa County.
December 4, 2009 In The News
The Obama administration so far has resisted loosening environmental rules, and experienced lawmakers including the newly elected Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, say it would be shortsighted to start exempting projects from the Endangered Species Act.
December 3, 2009 In The News
California’s newest member of Congress may be a freshman on Capitol Hill, but he’s a veteran with more years of public service than most of his colleagues.
December 2, 2009 In The News
"(Obama) faces a difficult decision on a war he inherited, and I know his heart is in the right place," said Rep. John Garamendi. "But my first priority has to be here at home and creating jobs. Our national security depends upon the strength of our economy and we have spent $1 trillion on both of these wars (Iraq and Afghanistan). I remain unconvinced that more troops will solve the problem."
December 2, 2009 In The News
Most everyone in Washington has an opinion on President Obama’s decision to escalate for 18 months in Afghanistan. Here are some intersting ones. ... Rep.

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March 27, 2017 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins Weekends with Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss the latest on the Trump Administration's connections to Russia, as well as our fight against ISIS.
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March 24, 2017 Video
Paul Ryan couldn't even bring TrumpCare up for a vote because he knew it wouldn't pass.
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