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.
December 5, 2013 Press Release
Mandela showed us that truth and reconciliation can avoid bloodshed and that oppression can be overcome by a strong moral compass.
"The era of austerity and sequestration is directly imperiling our national security. The KC-10 Tankers are a vital national security asset, helping with aerial refueling and logistical support," Garamendi said.
November 15, 2013 Press Release
State admits a $3 Billion error in their analysis but continues to ignore comprehensive plans that would actually address California’s water needs. Garamendi has offered an updated version of his "Water Plan for All of California"
November 14, 2013 Press Release
This bill is critical for California. WRDA authorizes both flood protection projects that save lives and property and needed improvements for our ports and waterways. Rebuilding our crumbling water infrastructure is crucial for American businesses, creating jobs in construction and agriculture while strengthening our ability to export American products around the world.
November 14, 2013 Press Release
Reviewing the many horror stories from cruise ships in recent years, it is clear that proper oversight of the industry and consumer protections for passengers are desperately lacking. With this legislation, our goal is to prevent dream vacations from turning into nightmares.
Now that’s innovation, and that’s the kind of thing that can be done. That methane coming off the landfill into the Caterpillar engine into the generator will replace more than a million gallons of diesel fuel that was once used to run that very same kind of an engine.
November 8, 2013 Press Release
"On Veterans Day, I’ll attend five ceremonies and salute our men and women in uniform. But when I return to Washington the next day, my focus will remain on making sure our veterans get the best possible services from their government."
During the district work period this week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) engaged in a whirlwind tour across the 3rd Congressional District.
“Eliminating the KC-10 fleet doesn’t make sense from the standpoint of military operations or budgeting,” said Garamendi. “The KC-10 serves a pivotal role in our Air Mobility and should for years to come. It is the bridge from the aging KC-135 fleet to the next generation of tanker aircraft. Tearing down this bridge would be penny-wise and pound-foolish. This idea should be taken off the table.”
September 22, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi talks about fire prevention and fire safety on ABC10 Sacramento special edition, 9/19/2015
September 15, 2015 Video
Local Congressman John Garamendi discusses the Valley Fire and Butte Fire on CNN's The Situation Room, September 14, 2015