Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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March 3, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would improve American national security by requiring a percentage of exports of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and crude oil to travel on US-flagged vessels
March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on the revelations regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ contact with the Russian government:

March 2, 2017 Press Release
CPI-E Act would require Social Security to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly to calculate the program’s cost of living adjustments
March 1, 2017 Press Release
New legislation would increase accountability and transparency for the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act
February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced his co-sponsorship of H.R.356, the “Protecting Our Democracy” Act. The bill would create a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the full extent of the Trump team’s communications with the Russian government, both during the campaign and after the election.

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Governor Jerry Brown’s request for an Emergency Disaster Declaration in response to the Oroville Dam spillway situation and a Major Disaster Declaration as a result of the January storms:

February 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous ruling on President Donald Trump’s poorly drafted executive order banning travel from seven predominately Muslim countries, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, issued the following statement:

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement regarding Donald Trump’s decision to appoint his presidential campaign advisor to the National Security Council and downgrade the roles of his senior military and intelligence advisors:

January 27, 2017 Press Release
The discussion focused on generating economic development at the local and federal levels, improving local transportation and water infrastructure, and preserving and enhancing the missions at Beale Air Force Base, protecting public safety and address the homelessness crisis
January 18, 2017 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Garamendi met with General Carlton Everhart at Travis Air Force Base for a conversation on the future of the KC-46A air refueling tanker mission and visited the Recology Dixon Recycling Center to learn more about their composting facilities.


In The News

November 17, 2016 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi has introduced the “American Food for American Schools” Act in an effort to bring more more accountability and transparency to the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act.
October 27, 2016 In The News
FAIRFIELD — Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s order to stop the Pentagon from reclaiming re-enlistment bosses to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan got support Wednesday from Rep. John Garamendi.
October 26, 2016 In The News
The California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
October 21, 2016 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, was on a mission Wednesday to learn more about policing and policies.
October 14, 2016 In The News
The annual Women of the Year Awards Ceremony was held Thursday at Woodland Community College, where dozens of women from throughout the Third Congressional District received awards.
October 13, 2016 In The News
Rep. John Garamendi traveled Wednesday to Montezuma Hills Road and a site 16 miles from Fairfield to see the future.
October 12, 2016 In The News
U.S. Representative John Garamendi (D-3rd District) traveled to Lower Lake this weekend to visit areas damaged by the Clayton Fire. He was joined by Lake County Supervisor Rob Brown. They discussed ongoing response and cleanup efforts.
October 12, 2016 In The News
Clifford Curry has a new leather jacket – and a new brother. The 79-year-old Vietnam veteran (1966-69), who had recently been living in his car for more than three months, was at the 15th annual North Bay Stand Down where he met Henry Nunes, 47, a Vallejo native and a Gulf War veteran (1987-90) who served on the USS Enterprise.
October 12, 2016 In The News
Call it a celebration of military veterans as well as a resource fest. By any name, Tuesday’s North Bay Stand Down kickoff in Dixon brought aid, hot meals and all manner of services to dozens of veterans considered at risk or homeless.
October 12, 2016 In The News
Congressman John Garamendi's Women of the Year honors have been awarded to three Colusa County women for their work in the third congressional district community.



October 23, 2017 Video
Congressman John Garamendi, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss American military presence in Niger.
October 17, 2017 Video
Garamendi discusses health care and the latest foreign policy concerns: October 16, 2017