Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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May 6, 2019 Press Release

DAVIS, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) was proud to announce the winners of this year’s Congressional High School Art Competition in the 3rd District at the Pence Gallery in Davis. His office received more than 120 pieces this year - a new record for the 3rd District.

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May 3, 2019 Press Release

This week, Congressmen Mike Turner (OH-10), John Garamendi (CA-3), and Paul Cook (CA-8) introduced the “Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019,” designed to limit the transfer of F-35 aircraft to the nation of Turkey. The bill is a companion bill to S.922, the Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019, introduced by Sen.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing on the Department of Defense’s budget requests for military construction, energy, and environmental programs.

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, made the following statement at the conclusion of the hearing:

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who served as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation from 2013-2018, issued the following statement after the Coast Guard announced a contract award for the new Polar Security Cutter—guaranteeing the ship will be built in America by American workers:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Oklahoma City—Today, Rep. Garamendi (D-CA)—Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee—concluded a congressional delegation he led to observe military installations impacted by recent natural disasters, and to tour privatized military housing units in the wake of the military housing crisis.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee, departed on a congressional delegation to observe the damage to military bases caused by Hurricane Florence. The trip will offer Chairman Garamendi the opportunity to personally inspect the damage sustained by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the bicameral Cabin Air Safety Act (H.R.2208) to protect commercial airline passengers and crew from toxic cabin air.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) reintroduced the bipartisan Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act, H.R. 1899, to address the ballooning student loan debt crisis in America that cripples over 40 million Americans and their families.

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March 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to ensure that U.S.-flagged and crewed vessels play a key role in the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to China.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), the Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, recently returned from a congressional delegation to examine the impacts of U.S.

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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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