Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, spoke on the House floor to oppose H.R. 23, which would override California water law and allow nearly unregulated pumping of water from the Delta, threatening the local economy, water quality, and wildlife.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, along with a bipartisan coalition in Congress, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) applauded Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin for reversing his plan to cut crucial unemployment benefits for disabled veterans.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced today that two of his amendments were unanimously accepted into the so-called Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act.

June 22, 2017 Press Release
President Trump admitted that the health care bill passed by the House a few weeks ago was mean. This current bill, written in secret by a handful of Republican Senators, is just as bad.
June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to former FBI Director James Comey’s sworn testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:

June 1, 2017 Press Release
The world and Trump should know that California, the world's 6th biggest economy, will continue to lead in reducing greenhouse gasses.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
The review was prompted by President Trump’s Executive Order ordering review of National Monument designations under the Antiquities Act.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
“The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals made the right decision in upholding a lower court ruling that blocked the implementation of President Trump’s travel ban from six predominately Muslim countries."
May 24, 2017 Press Release
H.R. 2518 and H.R. 2593 will provide robust funding for the Coast Guard, support marine service providers, and support American shipbuilding


In The News

April 4, 2017 In The News
The biggest news out of Washington last month was the failure of the American Health Care Act, commonly known as TrumpCare.
March 30, 2017 In The News
Experts and lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday lamented that more hasn't been done to prevent strategic attacks against satellites, despite knowing for a decade that they are increasingly vulnerable.
March 27, 2017 In The News
Opponents of spending more on missile defense, meanwhile, say the United States has already poured enough money into a costly system and that even the best system doesn’t guarantee full protection from a potential attack.
March 22, 2017 In The News
California legislators who say they are disturbed by the 11-month incarceration in Yolo County of a young boy who fled Honduras and crossed the U.S. border alone want officials to explain his lengthy detention and reveal any other cases like it.
March 15, 2017 In The News
A 14-year-old Honduran refugee jailed for almost a year in a Northern California juvenile hall because he had no family to be released to was freed from the facility Monday and headed to a foster home.
March 15, 2017 In The News
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is urging appropriators to reject a reported proposal from President Trump to slash the Coast Guard’s budget.
March 9, 2017 In The News
Embattled California House Republicans, representing areas dependent on Obamacare and facing angry protesters, are balking at supporting their party’s bill to repeal and replace the health care law.
March 8, 2017 In The News
A group of hardline conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus openly rejected the Congressional Republican leadership's American Health Care Plan Tuesday.
March 6, 2017 In The News
North State congressmen Doug LaMalfa and John Garamendi have introduced a bill to accelerate the federal review of Sites Reservoir and better position the project for funding under Proposition 1, the voter-approved California water bond designed to make the state's water systems more resilient.
March 6, 2017 In The News
SACRAMENTO -- The wet winter has made it difficult for many valley farmers to harvest all their crops. Flooded fields have cause many fruits, nuts and vegetables to rot under water, while mud has made it difficult to reach those crops that have survived.