Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) applauded today’s passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2019. The $675 billion piece of legislation funds the Department of Defense pursuant to policy set in the National Defense Authorization Act, which Garamendi helped draft as a member of the House Armed Services Committee.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against H.R. 6136, by Speaker Ryan and Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte. The bill failed overwhelmingly, 121-301.

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME, which forbids public sector unions from requiring “fair share” fees from non-members who still benefit from the collective bargaining process:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) issued the following statement in response to being named a Conferee to the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hailed the passage of his bill, the Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise Act, through the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. H.R.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, demanded answers on the timing of regulations required in the wake of the 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that he will be joining over thirty Democrats from the House of Representatives to tour detention facilities near McAllen, Texas on Saturday, June 23.

June 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Water Resources Subcommittee, whose district includes 782 miles of levees, praised the inclusion of a “new start” designation and $50 million in funding to complete the last five miles of the Feather River West Levee proje

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass legislation that included over $194 billion in funding for the Veterans Administration for Fiscal Year 2019 – an increase of nearly $9 billion from last year.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced H.R.6028, the bipartisan, bicameral Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2018.

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In The News

August 7, 2017 In The News
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” As Democrats, we will continue our efforts to bend that arc even further by seeking a “Better Deal.”
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August 4, 2017 In The News
Congress has a responsibility to appropriate money to advance American interests and to improve our national security, rather than fulfill an ill-advised campaign promise. A border wall will not do much to take drugs off our streets. Investing in the Coast Guard will.
August 4, 2017 In The News
In the longer term, the time is right to think about ways to make access to health care truly universal and cover those who are still left behind. By far the simplest solution is Medicare For All.
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July 26, 2017 In The News
It is not often that the interests of a quiet rural community overtake those of the president. But after opposition from veterans, Olympians and children’s summer camps, the Coast Guard is retreating from plans to increase security on the Potomac River behind the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia.
June 28, 2017 In The News
The blaring headlines this week said the biological opinions issued by the federal government gave what could be a final green light to the California WaterFix. Wrong. There is no green light for this $15 billion boondoggle.
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June 28, 2017 In The News
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a reauthorization of federal aviation programs by a vote of 32-15, June 27, after rejecting a Democratic amendment to halt efforts to spin off air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration.
June 28, 2017 In The News
Senate GOP leadership announced there will be no vote on their version of the health care bill before the July 4th recess...But this is not the end of the road for the repeal and replace Obamacare legislation.
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