Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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February 23, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would mirror S.2533, the “California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act,” recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein
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February 19, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Garamendi hosted a number of senior center roundtable conversations this week throughout the 3rd Congressional District.
February 11, 2016 Press Release
H.R.4441 would be a massive giveaway to private companies at the expense of consumers
February 10, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would provide $1.3 billion for long-term solutions for water storage, desalination, and recycling
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February 2, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan bill reauthorizes and funds the Coast Guard for two more years
January 6, 2016 Press Release
Latest Republican effort would take away health insurance from about 20 million people and defund the largest provider of women's health care services.
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January 6, 2016 Press Release
“Universal background checks are overwhelmingly supported by the American public,” said Congressman Garamendi.
December 17, 2015 Press Release
Garamendi, a former lineman for the Cal Bears and NFL prospect before deciding to pursue a career in public service, is helping lead the fight in Congress to raise awareness about the need for improved safety in high school sports.
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November 4, 2009 In The News
In other words, Pelosi got more than another health-care vote out of Tuesday's election. She got another health-care wonk. It's probably a bit late for Garamendi to establish himself as a player in this reform fight, but the proposal is going to need guidance and modification after it's passed into law, and it'll be interesting to watch whether he proves a player in that phase.
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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