Press Releases

Nov 17, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Introduces “National Guard Pay Integrity Act” to protect California National Guardsmen from Bonus Clawbacks

Legislation will absolve any debt associated with bonuses paid to California National Guard Members for recruitment or re-enlistment from 2004 to 2010

Nov 16, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Introduces 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

Nov 3, 2016

Congressman Garamendi & His Veterans’ Advisory Committee Discuss Wide-Ranging Issues Impacting Veterans, Including Garamendi’s Proposed Solution to National Guard Bonus Crisis

Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, convened his Veterans’ Advisory Committee for a wide-ranging conversation on issues that impact veterans.

Oct 27, 2016

The Make It In America Agenda is Working At Altec

Congressman Garamendi Hosts His Manufacturing Advisory Committee at Altec for a Conversation on Training and Expanding the Local Workforce

Oct 24, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Takes Immediate Action to Allow California National Guardsmen to Keep Recruitment Incentives

Department of Defense is attempting to reclaim bonuses that recruiters paid out in error

Oct 21, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Visits Lindhurst High School and Live Oak High School

Congressman Garamendi spoke to classes about his duties and responsibilities as a Congressman and touched on Congress's role in helping students with mental illness, regionalized vocational training, college affordability and more.

Oct 20, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Visits Princeton Elementary in Colusa County

Issues: Education

This morning, Congressman Garamendi visited Princeton Elementary in Colusa County, where he spoke to 75 students ranging from 1st through 6th Grade.

Oct 20, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Joins Vacaville, Fairfield & Dixon Police Departments for Ride Alongs and Briefings on Recent Policy Changes

Issues: Social Justice

To better understand what local police departments are doing to protect their communities, develop better police training methods, and improve relations between the police and the public, Congressman Garamendi participated in three ride alongs with the Vacaville, Fairfield, and Dixon police departments.