Our sports leagues have a megaphone that reaches millions of fans and broadcasts to every corner of America. They can loudly and definitively proclaim that domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse are unacceptable. With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must all recommit ourselves to preventing violence on college campuses, in the military, and in all facets of our society.
"This cost-effective approach to help massive shipbuilding projects get off the ground is a win for American taxpayers, businesses, and workers. I am excited that the project will create solid middle-class jobs in California," Garamendi said.
September 24, 2014 Press Release
The event, which took place in Marysville, celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of women in the 3rd Congressional District who improve our local communities, strengthen our economy, and change lives for the better.
Signatories to the letter have diverse viewpoints on the wisdom of the conflict and the exact strategy that should be pursued, but the bipartisan Members all agree that a vote is required to “uphold the Constitutional and institutional responsibilities of the U.S. House of Representatives.”
Yesterday, Congressman Garamendi advocated for the missions at Travis and Beale Air Force Bases as he participated in a meeting with other Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to discuss the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He also met with an Air Mobility Commander and convened the Air Mobility Caucus.
September 11, 2014 Press Release
"The President has presented his case, and I stand with him in support of the basics of this mission. Now it is time for Congress to stand up and be counted," Garamendi said.
September 10, 2014 Press Release
The hearing focused attention on H.R. 5270, the bipartisan Growing American Shipping Act or GAS Act, which would promote the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on U.S.-flag vessels. Witnesses at the hearing voiced support for the legislation and efforts to increase the use of U.S. flag ships in the foreign trade.
“California’s woefully inadequate water infrastructure definitely needs more federal investment, but the twin tunnels are a boondoggle and poor use of taxpayer dollars. Instead of reigniting the California water war, let’s build consensus and invest in the priorities that create more reliable water for the entire state. We can increase supply without destroying the Delta or undermining water rights.”
September 9, 2014 Press Release
"I look forward to hearing the President’s strategy against the self-described Islamic State, but it’s incumbent on Congress to vote on that strategy if it involves military action," Garamendi said.
Congressman Garamendi, federal and state agencies combating wildfires, and conservation groups urge immediate action to stop depletion of wildfire fighting funds.
June 28, 2016 Video
Congressman John Garamendi urges Speaker Ryan to hold a vote on two crucial reforms for gun safety.
April 13, 2016 Video
Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) urges Congress to increase funding for Alzheimer's prevention and treatment. April 12, 2016.
April 8, 2016 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins The Situation Room to discuss terrorism and national security: March 26, 2016