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.
Honduran refugee, 14, released into foster care The abrupt change in fate for the boy — who traveled alone to the U.S. from the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa to flee severe domestic abuse — follows stepped-up attention by local and federal authorities in charge of his care and custody after his case was reported in The Chronicle.
The paper has protected the minor’s identity, naming him only by his initials, G.E. After a March 5 article on his extended jailing despite having committed no crime, local activists planned a vigil outside the gates of the Yolo County Juvenile Detention Facility where he was held, and U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove (Sacramento County), began pressing for his release.
On Monday afternoon, the boy stepped out of the Woodland facility into the sunshine — headed for a therapeutic Spanish-speaking foster home, his San Francisco attorney said. He was welcomed with a meal of pollo asado and given a new wardrobe of clothes donated by a retired judge.
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Lawmakers urge appropriators to reject Coast Guard cuts “It’s nonsensical to pursue a policy of rebuilding the armed forces while proposing large reductions to the U.S. Coast Guard budget,” the lawmakers wrote Monday in a letter to the House Appropriations homeland security subcommittee’s leaders. “The U.S. Coast Guard has, for years, operated under the realities of severe budget limitations. Preserving and strengthening America’s security interests and protecting American jobs demand a fully funded U.S. Coast Guard.”
The letter was penned by Reps. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and John Garamendi (D-Calif.), the leaders of the House Transportation subcommittee on the Coast Guard. It was co-signed by a bipartisan group of 56 lawmakers.
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Woodland Senior Roundtable Congressman Garamendi is hosting a series of senior conversations throughout the 3rd District focused on the concerns of local seniors. On April 20th, Congressman Garamendi will be at the Woodland Community and Senior on 2001 East St. from 10:30 am-12:00 pm. Case workers will be standing by to help constituents with their Social Security, Medicare, and VA claims. Congressman Garamendi will also be discussing legislation he’s introducing to expand Medicare coverage, create new cost of living standards for Social Security, and safeguard crucial protections that you rely on. This event is free and open to the public. You can contact any of Congressman Garamendi's offices with your questions:Yuba CityPhone: (530) 329-8865
Fax: (530) 763-4248
795 Plumas Street
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 753-5301
Fax: (530) 753-5614
412 G Street
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (707) 438-1822
Fax: (707) 438-0523
1261 Travis Blvd, Suite 130
Fairfield, CA 94533