Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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April 4, 2014 Press Release
"There’s a lot more we can and should do for these American heroes. Giving them equal access to the travel benefits enjoyed by their fellow veterans is an easy decision," Congressman Garamendi said.
April 3, 2014 Press Release
Northern California Women Served their Nation at Armament Factories during World War II. Garamendi expressed his deep appreciation for their work and role in improving American society.
April 1, 2014 Press Release
"George Washington’s Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton referred to our Coast Guard as our ‘Sentinels of Commerce.’ Through commonsense reforms and smart investments, this bill bolsters our Sentinels’ vital economic and security missions."
March 31, 2014 Press Release
The event was designed to invite more constituents to have one-on-one interactions with Congressman Garamendi, to learn what services are available at the district office, and to make constituent caseworkers available to constituents who need assistance with a federal agency.
March 27, 2014 Press Release
Construction of Sites Reservoir would bring California one major step closer to a drought-proof water system. It has support across the aisle and across the state. I will continue to work with Doug and local stakeholders to move this project across the finish line.”
March 26, 2014 Press Release
“I support comprehensive immigration reform that keeps families together, meets the needs of agriculture, higher education, and the tech sector, secures our borders, stands up for DREAMers, cracks down on abusive labor conditions, and offers a pathway to earned citizenship for otherwise law-abiding immigrants already contributing to our economy."
March 20, 2014 Press Release
“I’m here to tell you what you already know: when women succeed, America succeeds,” Garamendi said. “Our success as a nation depends on women taking their rightful place as equal leaders in our community, free from discrimination."
March 19, 2014 Press Release
“The devastation of the drought has highlighted the need for additional water storage. Sites Reservoir would dramatically expand our water reserves – and create jobs in the process. We must heed the warning of the book of Genesis: stock up during the years of plenty, so that you can get by in the years of need."
March 13, 2014 Press Release
“This bipartisan legislation would ensure that the Air Force maintains its strategic refueling capability as it transitions from the KC-10 to the KC-46 aircraft over the next few years. The bill requires that critically important acquisition and delivery milestones for the KC-46 are met before a KC-10 divesture could occur. This bill would help maintain stability in the military operations at Travis Air Force Base, our nation’s ‘Gateway to the Pacific,'" said said Congressman Garamendi, co-chair of the Congressional Air Mobility Caucus.
March 12, 2014 Press Release
“In my district, I’ve seen unemployed veterans in despair and unemployed parents in tears over Congress’ unwillingness to extend emergency unemployment insurance,” Garamendi said. “It’s our duty to act.”



October 8, 2015 Video
Rep. Garamendi, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses Syria, Afghanistan, and the dangers of a dirty bomb
September 28, 2015 Video
Pope Francis makes history in Washington on Thursday, with a message containing something for everyone.
September 25, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) talks with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper about Pope Francis' speech to Congress.