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March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. This legislation is the second phase of providing the resources American families need to protect themselves from the spread of the novel coronavirus without fear of losing their wages and other necessities. The legislation includes:

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March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass the 

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March 14, 2020 Press Release

Fairfield, California—Today Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), who represents Travis Air Force Base in Congress, sent a letter to President Trump, Vice President Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Centers for Disease Control and Preve

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Andy Kim (D-NJ), chairman and vice-chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, introduced the “Support Our Military Working Dogs Act” (H.R.6188) in commemoration of National K9 Veterans Day 2020 later this week.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA03), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, introduced the “FEMA Disaster Preparedness Improvement Act” (H.R.6071) to increase FEMA support for disaster preparedness and emergency response to California and other states

March 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi’s (D-CA) “Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020” (H.R.5671) passed Congress and is heading to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Representatives Don Young (R-AK) and Susan W.

February 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), John Garamendi (D-Calif.), and Scott Peters (D-Calif.), who represent districts in California where military bases that received evacuees from China are located, released this joint statement after HHS failed to provide them a briefing on the coronavirus response.

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February 26, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, supported passage of the “Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act” (H.R.5953), which unanimously passed out of the Committee. Garamendi is a cosponsor of the bipartisan legislation.

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February 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, hosted two Veteran Advisory meetings in Marysville and Vacaville to deliver an update on his work to support veterans, and to hear from the community about the issues impacting local veterans.

February 21, 2020 Press Release

Yuba County, CA—Today Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, hosted a Congressional Delegation comprised of other key members of the House Armed Services Committee to tour Beale Air Force Base in Yuba County.

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November 14, 2017 In The News
The United States is by far the most generous contributor to international food aid. Every year for the past decade, the U.S. gave between two and five times more funding to the U.N.’s World Food Program than the next largest donor. But American food aid is bound by restrictions that don’t apply to other major donor nations.
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September 20, 2017 In The News
An influential group of San Joaquin Valley farmers Tuesday voted against helping to pay for the Delta tunnels, denying Gov. Jerry Brown crucial financial support for the $17.1 billion project.
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September 7, 2017 In The News
"What Trump appears to have done is take the lives of 800,000 young men and women, and hold them hostage to get a down payment on his border wall. That’s wrong. These 800,000 Americans, over 200,000 in California, are productive members of our society. 91 percent of them are working, or in school, or even serving in the U.S. Army. 359 of them enlisted in the Army in 2016 alone."
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September 6, 2017 In The News
“The American public overwhelmingly supports protecting the DREAMers, 200,000 of whom live in California. Leaders from both parties say they support the DREAMers, so there’s no excuse. Let’s work together to get this one right.”
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August 31, 2017 In The News
Garamendi listened. Do we know anymore how strange that is? He let everyone ask their own question, in their own way, including telling their own story if they wanted to, or talking about their background, or saying why they were worried.
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August 25, 2017 In The News
Republican and Democrat legislators alike were left shaking their heads in disbelief at President Donald Trump's plan to increase the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan this week, as anger grew over his lack of strategy to end the 16-year conflict.
August 22, 2017 In The News
The 21st annual Lake Tahoe Summit brought together federal, California and Nevada elected officials to discuss the importance of continued partnership in the basin-wide fight against tree mortality, invasive species, declining lake clarity — and the global issue of climate change.
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August 17, 2017 In The News
Dreaming of a state-run single-payer healthcare system? Wake up and enter the real world. Want universal healthcare for all Americans? Medicare for all is the solution.
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