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September 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, met with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to discuss the President raiding $3.6 billion to pay for his border wall from 127 military construction projects. Garamendi oversees all 127 projects as Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee.

September 3, 2019 Press Release

Walnut Grove, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness, released the following statement after being notified by the Pentagon that the Trump Administration will divert $3.6 billion from the military construction (MILCON) budget to pay for the President's border wall.

August 26, 2019 Press Release

Dixon, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), participated in ribbon cuttings ceremonies for Habitat for Humanity’s new Veterans Residence complex in Dixon and the Grand Opening and Open House of Yolo Food Bank’s new Woodland facility. Garamendi supported both projects vehemently through his work in Congress.

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August 21, 2019 Press Release

Marysville, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D—Yuba City), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Readiness, held a district work day to address hundreds of local veterans and veteran service providers at the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down for low income and homeless veterans.

August 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the inclusion of walnuts in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Facilitation Program (MFP) to assist farmers impacted by the President’s self-inflicted trade war. This follows an agriculture town hall for Northern California farmers Garamendi hosted with U.S.

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July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA.) and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS.) reintroduced the “Energizing American Shipbuilding Act” (H.R.3829).

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee within the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement after he voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The bill will now be conferenced with the Senate’s version of the legislation. 

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3409) in the Committee.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456), with bipartisan support. The bill’s original cosponsors include Representatives Joseph P.

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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.
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July 26, 2017 In The News
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June 28, 2017 In The News
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