Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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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 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.

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In The News

May 6, 2010 In The News
Garamendi said the Deepwater Horizon disaster should mark "a turning point in our national discussion on new offshore drilling."
May 5, 2010 In The News
"Enough is enough," Rep. John Garamendi (D-Walnut Creek) declared in a letter to House colleagues seeking support for a bill introduced Wednesday to permanently ban new energy exploration off California, Oregon and Washington state.
April 10, 2010 In The News
More than 40 employers and organizations will be participating in a free job resource fair Saturday at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, according to U.S. Rep. John Garamendi.
March 22, 2010 In The News
A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in the past 40 years," was approved tonight by the U.S. House of Representatives.
February 22, 2010 In The News
"The extraordinary greed of Anthem/WellPoint Blue Cross is a clear indication that this company has put profit before people," said Garamendi, who as California insurance commissioner presided over the merger. "People need to be able to get out of the shark pool with a public-option lifeboat."
February 21, 2010 In The News
A blue sky late last week perfectly backlit a series of monolithic wind turbines in the Montezuma Hills, their unmoving blades casting long shadows that shaded slumbering cattle.
February 16, 2010 In The News
We have seen the defunding of schools, transportation infrastructure, research capabilities, and everything else that helps grow an economy. California's constitution should be re-examined. I believe that California will reach its full potential when majority rule is restored.
February 14, 2010 In The News
As pointed out in Marc Lifsher in the Los Angeles Times, the only real authority the Commissioner has is on an related issue, which is whether Anthem Blue Cross was abiding by a 70% "medical loss ratio" requirement--whether 70% of premium dollars were going to patient care, rather than administration and profit.
February 13, 2010 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, a rancher and former California lieutenant governor, donated a conservation easement on his Calaveras County land to the rangeland trust. ... "What do you do?" he said. "The land will be worth a lot of money, but do you keep it in ranching? ... Money isn't everything."
February 12, 2010 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi told the crowd of more than 700 that representatives in Congress are committed to delivering on jobs right away, providing relief to the millions in California and around the country who are without work during the Great Recession of the past two years.

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Videos

June 8, 2017 Video
This week's video features the Republican rollback of the consumer financial protections in the Dodd-Frank law.
May 24, 2017 Video

President Trump's proposed budget would do active harm to America's most vulnerable, all while enriching his billionaire friends.

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