“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.
"On issues as global as wasteful spending in our nuclear weapons program to as local as supporting a thriving arts scene, Davis is driven to make things better," Garamendi said.
May 15, 2014 Press Release
In 2013, Garamendi wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in support of ICON Aircraft’s proposed facility, which is now becoming a reality. The consumer sport plane manufacturer is planning on generating well over 400 new manufacturing and sales jobs in the region.
May 9, 2014 Press Release
“This bill will help protect communities from devastating floods and threats to public health. It will also accelerate American business growth and job creation," said Garamendi.
May 8, 2014 Press Release
“This legislation is very important for the military communities in my district. I am glad we were able to develop a bipartisan bill to provide for a smart and strong defense,” said Congressman Garamendi. “While every bill can be improved, this legislation is a good step forward.”
California Chrome is a resident of Yuba City, where he lives with his human friends Perry and Denise Martin. The Martins bought California Chrome’s mother for only $8,000, a bargain by horse racing standards. California Chrome’s storybook rags-to-riches tale is sure to delight horse racing fans for years to come.
May 6, 2014 Press Release
"Protecting our great outdoors provides enormous benefits. ... When independent entities demonstrate a commitment and ability to manage conservation easements, states should be allowed to designate them as managers."
"... Just last Wednesday, I talked with him about strategies to pass a good transportation bill. I will miss him. The nation has lost a tremendous public servant.”
May 1, 2014 Press Release
“Our veterans have sacrificed enormously for our nation. We have the highest moral obligation to ensure they receive the benefits they’ve earned and every possible opportunity to succeed. This bill has powerful tools to slash the shameful veterans’ claims backlog. It provides the VA with needed resources and the necessary pressure to modernize their system and better serve our vets,” said Congressman John Garamendi who represents tens of thousands of veterans.
December 18, 2015 Video
Garamendi is a co-sponsor of the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015
December 18, 2015 Video
Garamendi is co-sponsoring the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015.
December 11, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) joins Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss the San Bernardino shooting, the fight against ISIS, and keeping our communities safe from homegrown terrorism