Press Releases

Oct 6, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Keynotes 2016 San Francisco Fleet Week Senior Leaders Seminar

Congressman John Garamendi, the Ranking Member (leading Democrat) on the House Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, delivered an address on America’s maritime preparedness and future challenges in international waters

Oct 5, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Addresses More than 150 High School Students at UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Garamendi Comments Focus on Intersection of Agriculture and Climate Change

Oct 5, 2016

Northern California Members of Congress Urge Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources to Provide Transparency about Proposed California Water Fix

Issues: Water

Letter from Reps. Garamendi, Matsui, Thompson and McNerney asks agencies to provide detailed information about supposed benefits and costs

Sep 26, 2016

House Passes Strong Legislation Co-Authored by Reps. John Garamendi and Duncan Hunter on GPS Backup Systems and Heavy Icebreakers

H.R.5978 would require creation of eLORAN backup system and move towards the acquisition of a heavy icebreaker fleet

Sep 23, 2016

UN Nuclear Explosive Testing Resolution Welcomed by Armed Services Committee Democrats Garamendi, Sanchez, and Larsen

Today, Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA), Rick Larsen (D-WA), and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces which oversees the US nuclear weapons policy, issued the following joint statement:

Sep 22, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Praises Benicia Decision to Reject Crude Oil-by-Rail Facility, Renews Call for National Volatility Safety Standard

Congressman John Garamendi today praised the Benicia City Council for their unanimous 5-0 vote rejecting a proposed crude-oil-by-rail facility that would have been operated by Valero.

Sep 20, 2016

Garamendi Statement on U-2 Crash in Sutter Buttes

At approximately 9:05am this morning, a TU-2S Dragon Lady assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron based at Beale Air Force Base crashed in the Sutter Buttes during a training mission. I want to express my deepest condolences to the family of the pilot who was killed, and my thoughts are with the pilot who sustained injuries in the crash.

Sep 16, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Urges Congress to Scrutinize Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Issues: Agriculture, Economy

Proposed corporate consolidation threatens jobs and competitive marketplace in California’s 3rd District

Sep 15, 2016

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Passes Strong Legislation Co-Authored by Ranking Member Garamendi and Chairman Hunter on GPS Backup Systems and Heavy Icebreakers

Amendments to Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation bill would require creation of eLORAN backup system and streamline acquisition of a heavy icebreaker fleet

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