Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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April 8, 2015 Press Release
Garamendi hosted a press conference in Davis to urge the implementation of stronger safety standards for hazardous material transported by rail, especially Bakken crude oil.
March 26, 2015 Press Release
"From land navigation on cell phones to a timing source for our national infrastructure, we need a reliable backup system to GPS," Garamendi said.
March 26, 2015 Press Release
Today, we came together, not as Democrats or Republicans but as Americans, to uphold our obligation to society’s most vulnerable citizens, including our seniors, children in lower-income families, and Americans who live in rural underserved communities.
March 25, 2015 Press Release
“Our nation values freedom from fear. However, far too many people in communities across America, including Sikhs, are the targets of violence, bullying, and bigotry. By expanding the tracking of hate crimes, the Department of Justice, FBI, and civil rights groups can better understand and more effectively combat this hate. We must reaffirm our shared belief that every American deserves the opportunity to live out the American Dream," said Garamendi.
March 18, 2015 Press Release
“If the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act became law, a typical borrower would save about $2,000 over the course of a student loan. An estimated 2.3 million Californians would see savings,”
March 17, 2015 Press Release
“Families across America are suffering from rare diseases. We can and must find cures through accelerated research and development. Noah’s remarkable feat reminds us that Americans can accomplish great things. I am proud to call Noah my constituent and to lend my voice to this effort to find 21st Century Cures."
March 12, 2015 Press Release
More than 170 people attended this six-hour event hoping to get a leg up on applying for grants.
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March 3, 2015 Press Release
The goal of the National Heritage Area is to protect and promote the vast history, resources, and economy of the Delta community.
March 3, 2015 Press Release
“Families living near oil-by-rail shipping lines are rightfully concerned about the safety of the trains that pass through their communities. For that reason, I have repeatedly called on the Department of Transportation to use all the tools at their disposal to ensure that these shipments are as safe and secure as possible."

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In The News

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.
December 1, 2009 In The News
The Democratic congressional delegation loves President Barack Obama but they don’t love his proposal to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. ... None of the Bay Area Democrats in Congress I have heard from since the speech support a troop surge.
December 1, 2009 In The News
The growing consensus among California Democrats [is] that the current strategy in Afghanistan ... is neither good policy nor good politics. ... member of Congress John Garamendi also disagrees with the escalation.
November 19, 2009 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi sounded the theme of interlinking research and development with job creation in a town hall meeting in Livermore.
November 19, 2009 In The News
Congress is scheduled to reauthorize its national transportation spending blueprint in the next year. The legislation typically contains formulas that spell out the return of gas tax dollars to states. Committee members have considerable influence over its contents as well as earmarks for specific projects.
November 19, 2009 In The News
It looks like Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will be joining the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Science and Technology Committee.
November 17, 2009 In The News
Garamendi was sworn in two days later and cast a critical "yea" that Saturday to help push the health care bill over the top.
November 15, 2009 In The News
"A public option would provide an automatic alternative to that kind of despicable behavior," Garamendi said. "People could walk."
November 15, 2009 In The News
There is the waitress at Alma's Cafe who saw it from a house boat and had to stay; the former police officer who patrolled the town and now oversees the 82-year-old Walnut Grove Buddhist Church; the parents who overcame language barriers to rescue the elementary school from threats of closure; the San Francisco transplants restoring the traditional Japanese baths; and U.S. Rep.
November 12, 2009 In The News
It was a smooth beginning for Garamendi, who clearly may have found his political niche after three decades in other offices.

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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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