Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03), Josh Harder (D-CA10), Jim Costa (D-CA16), and TJ Cox (D-CA21) and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the following statement on the updated biological opinions for federally protected fish species and coordinated operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project:

October 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Ranking Member of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, introduced the "Pharmaceutical Independence Long-Term Readiness Reform Act" (

October 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA03) and Mike Thompson (D-CA05) urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dedicate disaster-recovery funds provided by Congress to the Middle Creek Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Project in Lake County.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the United States Trade Representative for granting his request to impose tariffs on canned peaches and mixed fruits exported from the European Union.

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September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), announced that his bipartisan Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 passed the House of Representatives unanimously.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Lee M.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement after being named a conferee to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which provides the authority and direction for all United States military activities.

September 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03), with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Josh Harder (D-CA10), Jim Costa (D-CA16), and TJ Cox (D-CA21) released the following statement in advance of Governor Gavin Newsom’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 1:

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, met with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to discuss the President raiding $3.6 billion to pay for his border wall from 127 military construction projects. Garamendi oversees all 127 projects as Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee.

September 3, 2019 Press Release

Walnut Grove, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness, released the following statement after being notified by the Pentagon that the Trump Administration will divert $3.6 billion from the military construction (MILCON) budget to pay for the President's border wall.

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June 6, 2018 In The News

Lauren Aquino of Davis was among a group of 10 students who were honored by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, for their admission to service academies. She will attend the Air Force Academy in Colorado and will pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. Aquino currently attends Davis High School.

May 17, 2018 In The News

If you care about the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta or protecting California water rights, you should be very alarmed by something that just happened 3,000 miles away in the halls of Congress.

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May 7, 2018 In The News

This past Friday, April 20, more than 50 students from Davis and Da Vinci High Schools staged a walkout and marched to my office to protest the threat of gun violence and the refusal by Congress to take any action to make our schools safer.

April 20, 2018 In The News

 

Fairfield-The Capitol Corridor train arriving at the Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station was too good a photo op to pass up.

April 6, 2018 In The News

Nearly two years since ground was broken on a Habitat for Humanity project slated to house six homeless veterans in Dixon, state, city and community leaders came together to celebrate moving the project forward.

March 23, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.

March 23, 2018 In The News

FAIRFIELD — Two Travis Air Force Base construction projects received funding in the omnibus spending bill that got passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to Rep. John Garamendi’s office.

“It is all good news,” Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, said about how Travis will be affected.

March 5, 2018 In The News

Mid-morning, Jan. 19, 1989, my wife Patti and I cautiously entered the intensive Care Unit at San Joaquin General Hospital. In the bed lay a tiny boy of just five, his right side and arm wrapped in massive bandages.

February 21, 2018 In The News

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Solano, who last fall introduced a bill to ease the American college graduate’s loan burden, awaits action on the bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4001, that is now in the hands of a Republican-controlled committee.

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December 10, 2017 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi and a Republican colleague in the House have introduced the bipartisan Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculating Act to address what Garamendi calls “the ballooning student loan debt crisis in America that cripples more than 40 million Americans and their families.”
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