Press Releases

Mar 3, 2017

Garamendi Meets with Levee Stakeholders, Local Farmers, and Tours Emergency Levee Repairs

Issues: Water

Over the course of five meetings on March 3rd, Congressman John Garamendi met with a number of local leaders and farmers focused on the Oroville Dam spillway crisis, its impact on farmers, job training programs, and affordable housing.

Mar 3, 2017

Congressman Garamendi Introduces the Energizing American Maritime Act, with Strong Support from America’s Maritime Industry

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

Mar 2, 2017

Congressman Garamendi Introduces Bill to Increase Social Security Benefits

Issues: Seniors

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

Mar 1, 2017

To Provide Healthy Local Food in Schools, Congressmen Garamendi and LaMalfa Introduce the “American Food for American Schools” Act

New legislation would increase accountability and transparency for the “Buy American” provisions of the National School Lunch Act