August 31, 2014 Notebook
The GROW AMERICA Act makes critical investments to improve our infrastructure and create good jobs. Mark Zandi, who served as Republican Senator John McCain’s economist, calculated that every dollar invested into our nation’s transportation infrastructure adds $1.59 to our economy.
"Every year when I see all the great work done at the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down, I leave with hope, and I leave with even greater determination to make America work for all veterans. You are all an inspiration," Garamendi said.
August 14, 2014 Press Release
Walnut Grove, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03), former California State Senate Majority Leader and Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, released the following statement on the State Legislature’s passage of a water bond, which is being designated as Proposition 1 on the November ballot:
August 4, 2014 Press Release
Vendors in attendance provided information and advice on health care, veterans services, senior services, help for lower income families, educational opportunities, job placement, and more.
The Resolution condemns this murderous attack, honors the memory of its victims, offers heartfelt condolences to those directly impacted, applauds the bravery of first responders, condemns intolerance, and calls for continued vigilance against violence.
July 30, 2014 Press Release
The Growing American Shipping Act strengthens the U.S. maritime industry. The Subcommittee’s Chairman, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50), joined the legislation as an original cosponsor.
July 30, 2014 Press Release
“This legislation is long overdue. The VA’s excessive wait times and reports of fraudulent appointment practices for medical care are a national disgrace, and this bill is Congress’ most substantive action yet to immediately solve this problem,” Congressman Garamendi said.
“If we are going to reduce reliance on the Delta, a conveyance facility is not the first place we should start in developing a reliable water system; it is the last,” Garamendi argued.
With Agriculture Threatened, Members of Congress Release GAO Report & Urge FEMA to Produce More Flexible Guidelines for Building Agricultural Structures in Floodplains.
The transportation grants will provide for important upgrades for Yuba and Sutter airport facilities, making them safer, more convenient, and more efficient. The economic development grants will help the Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation will help the agency develop a comprehensive strategy to bring private capital and jobs to the region. They will also help Glenn, Butte, and Tehama counties bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic development roadmap that will diversify and strengthen the regional economy.
November 15, 2016 Video