Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 26, 2014 Press Release
The Congressmen asked the Coast Guard to reactivate the Polar Sea icebreaker in a letter to Commandant Paul Zukunft. The U.S. currently does not have the icebreakers it needs to meet its responsibilities in the Arctic. Putting the Polar Sea back into service would better enable the U.S. to secure its national security, environmental and economic interests in the region.
June 25, 2014 Press Release
Offers Legislation to Create American Maritime Jobs and Calls for Reauthorization of Surface Transportation Bill and Protecting Steelworker Jobs.
June 20, 2014 Press Release
Amendment Succeeds in Reasserting Congressional Role in Authorizing War While Legislation Funds Vital Missions at Travis and Beale Air Force Base and Other Important Defense Priorities
June 20, 2014 Press Release
"Today, the House of Representatives stood unified that we will not rush into a third Gulf War," Congressman Garamendi said, "The Constitution gives Congress the right and obligation to give advice and consent before waging war. I have serious doubts about waging any military campaign in Iraq, and clearly I am not alone."
June 18, 2014 Press Release
"Before we ever consider sending our brave men and women in uniform back into the Iraq powder keg, we owe it to our servicemembers and to the American people to at least have a frank and public debate in the Halls of Congress," Armed Services Committee Member Garamendi said.
June 16, 2014 Press Release
"These events are always bittersweet. My staff and I are happy to do all we can to help people get a boost in their job search, but it's disheartening to know just how great the demand is for these opportunities. I've already given my staff instructions to begin planning the next one."
June 11, 2014 Press Release
“Farmers in my district have been hit hard by horrific drought conditions, and they’re not alone. This is a problem felt throughout California and in ten other states. My amendment would have kept farms operating through the immediate implementation of water conservation systems," Garamendi said.
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June 10, 2014 Press Release
While Garamendi fought to create American jobs and boost economic growth, the Appropriations bill itself would take this nation in the opposite direction. The legislation fails to address the need to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure and to recover from our nation’s housing crisis. For that reason, Garamendi voted against it.
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.”

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December 18, 2015 Video
Garamendi is a co-sponsor of the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015
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December 18, 2015 Video
Garamendi is co-sponsoring the High School Football Safety Study Act of 2015.
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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

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