Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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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, whose district includes the Yuba, Feather and Sacramento Rivers, applauded the passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018. The legislation, which sets policy and authorizes Army Corps of Engineers projects across the nation, includes critical flood protection projects in the Third Congressional District.
June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who represents part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, released the following statement in response to the Appropriations Committee’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued this statement on the passage from the House of Representatives of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.  It passed on a bipartisan 351-66 vote: Garamendi voted for the bill.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City),  a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded the passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018, though the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced in the House of Representatives H.R. 5893, the Energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) issued the following statement on the defeat of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018—commonly known as the farm bill:

May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a longtime opponent of the California WaterFix who served as Deputy Secretary of the Interior under President Bill Clinton, critiqued language in the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment appropriations bill that would prohibit state and federal judicial review of the Environmental Impact Statement or Environmental Impact

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May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, held a hearing alongside Subcommittee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) on “Blue Technology” that could improve efficiency and mission performance for both the Coast Guard and other maritime stakeholders.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) markup:

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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
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 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 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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