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January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) joined his colleagues in the House to overwhelmingly pass the bipartisan Veteran HOUSE Act of 2020, introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), by a vote of 362-31.

January 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, introduced the “Crude by Rail Volatility Standard Act” (

January 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the inclusion of the Sites Reservoir Project in Governor Newsom’s 2020 Water Resilience Portfolio.

January 6, 2020 Press Release

Fairfield, CA—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) hosted a district work day in Solano and Yolo counties to meet with community leaders and deliver an update on the state of affairs in Washington.

 

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act (H.R. 5377), which passed the House by a vote of 218-206.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to support workers, farmers, ranchers, and manufacturing in the United States. The bipartisan bill passed the House by a vote of 385-41 and is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law by the President.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted for two bipartisan appropriations bills to fund the federal government through the 2020 fiscal year.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted to pass H.R.3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will bring down the cost of prescription drugs and level the playing field for American patients. The legislation passed the House by a vote of 230-192.

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December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) voted in favor of the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038) which passed the House by a vote of 260-165. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Garamendi is a cosponsor.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, issued the following statement after voting to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (S. 1790).

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June 22, 2017 In The News
The annual defense policy bill would limit the implementation of an arms treaty with Russia after Democrats failed to remove the provision in a subcommittee markup Thursday.
June 22, 2017 In The News
It oversees 4 million acres of land beneath California waters: the state’s entire Pacific coast and its lakes, rivers and inlets, along with the harbors of San Diego, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco. Shipping, fishing, oil and gas wells, waterfront real estate development — it all falls under the State Lands Commission.
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June 10, 2017 In The News
The national debate over gun control, reignited in the wake of Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting that left 59 people dead, has specifically narrowed in on an accessory meant to increase the rate of fire on semi-automatic rifles.
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June 10, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City) joined Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) in introducing the Job Opportunities between Our Shores (JOBS) Act, a bill to promote advanced manufacturing in California and throughout the United States and give dislocated workers the training and skills they need to find new jobs in growing industries.
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June 7, 2017 In The News
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force has decided to deploy the first 24 of its new fleet of refueling tankers in New Jersey before sending the rest to Travis Air Force Base.
June 2, 2017 In The News
Last month, President Trump released his 2018 budget request. It’s a cruel departure from the bipartisan approach Congress took in passing the omnibus funding bill just five weeks ago — a bill that at least maintained level funding for research, science and protections for our nation’s most vulnerable people.
June 1, 2017 In The News
Reaction in the U.S. Obama decried Trump's decision in a statement released Thursday. "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created," the former president said.
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May 31, 2017 In The News
The U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act is up for renewal in Congress, and a provision in the House proposal would require the establishment of a backup for the Global Positioning System (GPS) called “eLoran.” The proposal could help to end almost 20 years of back and forth between administrations and Congress.
May 25, 2017 In The News
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is demanding a congressional debate on the Afghanistan War as President Trump weighs whether to send more troops into the 15-year-old conflict.
May 24, 2017 In The News
Even President Trump distanced himself from his inaugural budget, literally, as it was released on Tuesday while he was overseas. Republicans in Congress said they will write their own, and Democrats uniformly condemned the $4.1-trillion plan for its proposed mix of big tax cuts for the wealthy and benefits cuts for the poor and working class.

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