Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 16, 2015 Press Release
Bill would Ship Water South-of-the-Delta, Harming Jobs and Environment
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July 15, 2015 Press Release
The government that functions best is the government that prepares for the future. The GROW AMERICA Act makes a solid investment in our future transportation needs, acknowledging the reality that we are not putting enough resources behind the infrastructure that drives all aspects of our economy, from commuting to work to transporting goods.
July 14, 2015 Press Release
I look forward to making sure that the terms of the deal block all of Iran’s pathways to a bomb and advance the security interests of the United States and our allies throughout the world.
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July 10, 2015 Press Release
Today’s designation by President Obama permanently protecting Berryessa Snow Mountain is a victory for local communities, local economies, and the environment.
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July 10, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) voted for the 21st Century Cures Act, a cause championed by Vacaville resident Noah Coughlan, who ran across the country three times to bring attention to rare diseases.
July 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), who served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department under President Clinton, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland, NY), the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today responded to the announcement by urging immediate federal action to keep communities safer in the transportation of Bakken crude oil-by-rail.
July 9, 2015 Press Release
Congressman John Garamendi, one of California’s strongest voices against Governor Brown’s so-called “twin tunnels” plan, commented on the Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, now known as the California WaterFix.
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July 2, 2015 Press Release
Today Congressman Garamendi recognized Noah Coughlan of Vacaville who is about to complete his third run across America to bring attention to rare diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and Batten Disease.
June 29, 2015 Press Release
"There are profoundly important issues at stake in this legislation, specifically the future of the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance mission at Beale Air Force Base and the role of Travis Air Force Base in providing air mobility services to the military."

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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.
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."

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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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March 30, 2017 Video
Congress just allowed Internet Service Providers to sell your private data to the highest bidder. It also voted to weaken the EPA's ability to rely on science.

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