Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 9, 2014 Press Release
"No one should be priced out of an education. Student loan debt is out of control in America. It's preventing students with loans from taking the entrepreneurial risks that jumpstart economies, stopping students from taking public service jobs, and causing many students to think twice before enrolling in the college education that could forever improve life for them and their families."
June 2, 2014 Press Release
“For far too long, the ‘Cordelia Junction’ did not function for commuters, but today, we are beginning to break through the traffic jam. This project will accelerate commerce, improve safety, and create jobs throughout Northern California. I want to thank the Solano Transportation Authority, other transportation agencies, and the private construction businesses for their partnership in moving this project forward.”
May 30, 2014 Press Release
“No one person is responsible for the totality of errors that has led to this point. It’s up to every lawmaker in Washington to put politics aside and work together to solve this dilemma," Garamendi said.
May 29, 2014 Press Release
"With these federal funds, the Marysville Fire Department will purchase a water tender that will strengthen their ability to protect residents of the area from harm. I commend the Department for their initiative and skill in applying for this federal grant. I also thank our firefighters for their bravery in risking their lives to protect the life and limb of strangers,” said Garamendi.
May 28, 2014 Press Release
Garamendi led a letter to the Agriculture Secretary urging him to designate the Bay-Delta watershed as a critical conservation area. This will make private companies, agriculture groups, universities, non-profit organizations, local and tribal governments and others eligible for conservation funding.
May 27, 2014 Press Release
“While I always welcome news of servicemembers returning home from Afghanistan, I remain deeply concerned about the scope and length of our continued military involvement in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
May 27, 2014 Press Release
“I want to congratulate these AP Government students, their teacher, and Rio Vista High School for their hard work and inspiring program,” said Congressman Garamendi.
May 22, 2014 Press Release
“It is an honor to be selected as co-chair of the bipartisan American Sikh Caucus. I am proud to take this next step in my work with Sikh-Americans to defend civil rights, fight discrimination, and educate Members of Congress and the public about the community."
May 22, 2014 Press Release
“The Airmen at Beale and Travis Air Force Bases depend on Congress to pass good legislation that ensures they can effectively and safely carry out their missions. The NDAA also improves Congressional services for veterans, helps veterans who are seeking employment, and supports veterans who are struggling with mental illness. This legislation is far from perfect, but it’s a strong foundation,” said Congressman Garamendi.
May 20, 2014 Press Release
The bill authorizes $760 million for the American River Watershed Project in the Natomas Basin, helping prevent flooding in Sacramento and Sutter Counties. It also authorizes $255 million in flood control for the Sutter Basin. Congressman Garamendi has worked closely with his Republican colleague to the north, Congressman Doug LaMalfa to ensure federal funding for levees in this region.



December 21, 2015 Video
Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) joins Wolf Blitzer to discuss the attacks on US Servicemembers in Afghanistan and the attempted intrusion into a New York dam
December 18, 2015 Video
Garamendi is a co-sponsor of the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015