"Through three wars over the last decade and years of budget uncertainty, Beale airmen – both active duty and reservists – have displayed remarkable professionalism and bravery. My staff and I are fully committed to ensuring that the men and women at Beale have the tools they need to perform the critical defense mission of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance.”
January 3, 2014 Press Release
“I appreciate General Selva’s willingness to come to Travis to speak with me about the future of air mobility and Travis’ role in keeping America safe and secure,” said Congressman Garamendi.
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.
September 28, 2015 Video
Pope Francis makes history in Washington on Thursday, with a message containing something for everyone.
September 25, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) talks with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper about Pope Francis' speech to Congress.
September 24, 2015 Video