December 19, 2013 Press Release
Legislation would undo military retiree benefit cuts included in the Bipartisan Budget Act
"Let’s replicate this tremendous success story and require that all future transportation projects paid for with taxpayer dollars must Make It In America," Congressman Garamendi said.
This dragnet program alone is an unwarranted intrusion into Americans’ lives, but coupled with other NSA programs that have recently been made public, it raises serious concerns about the state of privacy in our country. Today’s ruling is a positive step towards protecting our rights to privacy enshrined in the Fourth Amendment and I hope next year that Congress takes a serious look at these programs.
Garamendi, spoke at a panel discussion on college affordability and President Obama’s initiative to create a uniform rating system that measures universities on the basis of access, completion, affordability, innovation, and transparency.
December 12, 2013 Press Release
“The brave men and women of our military need to know that our government takes its responsibility to support their missions seriously, and I think that’s accomplished with this Defense bill.”
This bipartisan compromise earned my support because it rolls back some of the job destroying sequester cuts that are holding back American businesses and workers. More jobs will exist with this deal than without it.
December 9, 2013 Press Release
This project still doesn’t create one gallon of new water, and it still doesn’t add one gallon of desperately needed storage for existing water. The BDCP remains a bad deal for California. It's time to stop the madness and fully consider alternatives, such as the NRDC’s portfolio approach or the ‘Comprehensive Water Plan for All of California’ that I have proposed.
December 6, 2013 Press Release
Reflecting the continued struggles of far too many Americans in search of work, the Solano County Job Fair and Jobs Boot Camp hosted today by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) was exceedingly well-attended. 971 jobseekers, including 146 veterans, talked with more than 50 employers, labor unions, and job skills organizations and two dozen resume counselors.
December 5, 2013 Press Release
Mandela showed us that truth and reconciliation can avoid bloodshed and that oppression can be overcome by a strong moral compass.
"The era of austerity and sequestration is directly imperiling our national security. The KC-10 Tankers are a vital national security asset, helping with aerial refueling and logistical support," Garamendi said.
July 29, 2015 Video
Rep. Garamendi discusses the latest issues in Congress with Lowell Grant on "Alternate Current" KPFZ-FM Lake County, 7/29/15
July 27, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi discusses Mike Huckabee's comments on the Iran Deal, 7/27/15