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  • Congressman Garamendi Endorsed by California Teachers

    Contact: Eric Olsen at (805) 657-0288

    DAVIS, CA - Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Yuba City, Davis, CA), the proud father of two public school teachers, has received the endorsement of the California Teachers Association.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Delivers Speech on the Epidemic of Bullying

    Washington, DC — “THE CHILDREN ARE LISTENING” Congressman Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) told his fellow Representatives during a special order hour about the issue of bullying in our schools and in our politics. “Today, I rise to shed light on the epidemic of bullying in our schools, and the harmful effects it has on our nation’s children. Bullying is the reason that 160,000 American children do not go to school each day because they cannot endure another day of verbal and physical attacks from their peers.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Endorsed by Public Safety Officials

    WALNUT GROVE, CA – Congressman John Garamendi, who is running for re-election in California’s 3rd Congressional District, is proud to announce that he has been endorsed by the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), which represents over 66,000 public safety members and is the largest statewide law enforcement association in the nation.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Applauds Opening of Yolo County Small Business Development Center

    DAVIS, CA - Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) attended the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Yolo County Small Business Development Center. These centers provide assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs by providing a variety of free and low-cost consulting services.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Votes Against Misguided Bill that would Defund Law Enforcement

    DAVIS, CA - Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) attended the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Yolo County Small Business Development Center. These centers provide assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs by providing a variety of free and low-cost consulting services.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Gets Update on Travis Air Force Base Security, Talks to Travis Community Leaders

    FAIRFIELD, CA - Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today met with the Travis Regional Armed Forces Committee, a community consortium that strives to build bridges between Travis Air Force Base, the local community, and civic leaders.

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  • Congressman Garamendi Votes against Flawed Western Water Bill and Calls for Reaching Common Ground

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) voted against H.R. 2898, another partisan California water bill that overall would make California’s bad water situation even worse. At the same time, Garamendi acknowledged a few positive aspects of the legislation and reiterated a forceful call to find common ground to benefit all Californians. The bill passed the House by a vote of 245-176 with almost all the support coming from House Republicans.

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  • Garamendi Calls for Long Term Transportation Solutions, Votes for Must Pass Short Term Stopgap

    "The government that functions best is the government that prepares for the future. The GROW AMERICA Act makes a solid investment in our future transportation needs, acknowledging the reality that we are not putting enough resources behind the infrastructure that drives all aspects of our economy, from commuting to work to transporting goods. I’m proud to stand with Democratic leadership in support of the GROW AMERICA Act, and in less partisan times, H.R. 3064’s priorities would be widely acknowledged to be bipartisan and unifying," Congressman Garamendi said.

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  • Congressman John Garamendi’s statement on P5+1 agreement with Iran

    "We can’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Without this deal, Iran would be able to resume development of its nuclear program without international supervision and enrich enough uranium for a bomb in as little as three months. Furthermore, if America were to simply walk away from this deal, it’s likely that the strong multilateral sanctions regime would collapse. The military option is just as bad: it would only set Iran’s program back by a few years, destabilize an already volatile region, and possibly lead to a wider military confrontation," Congressman Garamendi said.

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  • Congressman Garamendi & Congresswoman Lowey Respond to New Study on Crude Oil Combustibility, Calls for Immediate Crude Oil-by-Rail Volatility Safety Standard

    Under this designation, the region will be permanently protected, ensuring continued recreational opportunities and providing an regional economic boost, while also safeguarding the region's beauty, wildlife, rare plants, and waters – which include important sources of drinking water and irrigation for nearby communities. Additionally, all currently owned federal lands within the boundary will be united under one management plan, allowing the region to be managed more efficiently and according to the site-specific needs. 

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