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

November 4, 2009 In The News
Most of you know John Garamendi (if you know him at all) as the former California state official who won a special election for Ellen Tauscher's old seat in Congress. But those of us in the business of health wonkery know him as one of our own.
November 4, 2009 In The News
"This is the perfect job for John," said Barbara O'Connor, director of the Institute for the Study of Politics and Media at California State University in Sacramento. "He has been aspiring to this job for years and just didn't know it. He is the best equipped freshman congressman we have ever sent to Washington."
November 4, 2009 In The News
At her weekly news conference, Pelosi hailed Garamendi's arrival as "a great victory for our agenda." She said the biggest issue in the race was the Democratic health care plan, which was under attack, but that Garamendi still won big.
November 4, 2009 In The News
That creates some simple arithmetic. Yesterday, Democrats had 256 voting members in the House. By week's end, they'll have 258. Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could afford to lose no more than 38 Democratic votes on a landmark health care reform bill. Next week, after Owens and Garamendi are sworn in, she can lose up to 40.

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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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