Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R.1764) to support local water infrastructure projects. Congressmen Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Rob Woodall (R-GA) are cosponsors.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced that the President signed his Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act (H.R. 357) into law as part of the John D. Dingell, Jr.

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March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced H.R. 1553, the Fair COLA for Seniors Act of 2019. This bill would require Social Security to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) to calculate a fairer cost of living adjustment (COLA)for seniors.

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February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Sites Reservoir Project Act (H.R.1435) to provide federal support for the construction of Sites Reservoir and related water infrastructure in Colusa and

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced the House passage of the Sacramento-San Joaquin National Heritage Area Act. The legislation passed by a vote of 363 to 62.

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February 19, 2019 Press Release

Yuba City, CA—Today, Rep. Garamendi (D-Yuba City) announced the time and location of his new mobile office hours for the North State. This new rotating format will allow his team of caseworks to bring themselves directly to members of the community to ensure they are as accessible as possible. Garamendi’s mobile office hours will take place at the following locations and times:

February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced legislation (

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) reintroduced the American Food for American Schools Act (H.R.1066) to strengthen “Buy American” requirements under the National School Lunch Program, with Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) as the original cosponsor.

February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC-Today, Congressman Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 966, the Walter B. Jones Restoring Power to Congress Act.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan requesting he revise a report on climate change and its impacts on national security.

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December 4, 2017 In The News
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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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