ENG: John Raymond Garamendi (born January 24, 1945) is an American politician and the U.S. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Garamendi was the California State Insurance Commissioner from 1991 to 1995, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior from 1995 to 1998, and the California State Insurance Commissioner again from 2003 to 2007. He then served as the 46th Lieutenant Governor of California from January 8, 2007 until he was elected to Congress in November 2009.
Garamendi was temporarily a candidate for Governor of California in the 2010 election after announcing his candidacy on July 31, 2008. However, he suspended his candidacy on April 29, 2009, to run for Congress in the 10th congressional district. This seat was ...
Few places in the country have been harder hit by the housing crisis than western Contra Costa County. That is where Congressman John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, was Tuesday, urging the Senate to pass comprehensive home lending reform.
Carmela and Troy Hess worry they will lose their Concord home unless they can reach an agreement with the bank to keep it. Troy is a disabled firefighter and paramedic injured rescuing people from a burning building in Oakland in 2004.
"I blew out my right knee, my right hip, and my lower back," said Troy. "And that was pretty much the end of my ...
The ink’s not yet dry on new congressional district maps, but Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, has announced he’s ready to represent Davis.
If the California Citizens Redistricting Committee votes Aug. 15 to approve its final maps, the new 3rd Congressional District would include all or portions of Yolo, Solano, Sacramento, Lake, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter and Yuba counties.
“This is a district composed of industrious farmers, entrepreneurs, businesses, two of the finest Air Force bases in America, one of the greatest universities in the world at UC Davis and two outstanding ...
The Congressman was honored with a degree of Doctor of Humane Letters and daughter, Elizabeth, received a medical degree
Congressman John Garamendi delivered the keynote address at Ross University's graduation for the School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine June 10 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. His daughter, Elizabeth, was among the graduates who received their medical degrees. The Congressmanwas honored witha degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.
Congressman John Garamendi Applauds Department of Labor’s Grant of $4 million for Additional Funding for Fire Cleanup and Recovery WASHINGTON, DC-Today, Congressman Garamendi thanked the Department of Labor for providing $4 million of additional recovery assistance to continue cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of the 2015 fires that affected Northern California.
“My district was hit hard by the last September’s wildfires, and the effects last long after the blazes are extinguished,” said Congressman Garamendi. “People who have lost their homes and businesses often need continued help to get back on their feet. I’m very pleased that the Department of Labor has provided $4 million in continued funding to help people who were displaced by wildfires get back to work. This additional grant will make a big difference to the people who need it most.”
To date, the Department of Labor has awarded $8 million to provide disaster relief employment for victims of the Valley and Butte Fires as part of a National Dislocated Worker Grant.
John Garamendi defends the Affordable Care Act on Cavuto Coast to Coast Congressman John Garamendi, the former Insurance Commissioner of the State of California, went on Cavuto Coast to Coast on Fox Business on January 4, 2017 to defend the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and discuss the consequences of repealing the law.
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