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.
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Congressman Garamendi's Statement on Water Bond Passage in California State Legislature "We are in the midst of a drought and will certainly face many more in the years ahead. It took extensive work from Governor Brown and his staff and bipartisan cooperation in the legislature to move us forward. Yesterday, in an attempt to help California meet our water needs, the California legislature overwhelmingly passed a $7.5 billion water bond. It makes investments in water infrastructure, and it does not include funding for the twin tunnels boondoggle," Congressman Garamendi said.
At Yuba-Sutter Stand Down, Congressman Garamendi Thanks Veterans and Service Providers for their Contributions to Nation MARYSVILLE, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, addressed hundreds of veterans and veteran service providers in Marysville at the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down for lower income and homeless veterans.
“When you represent in Congress as many veterans as I do, this job becomes all the more significant. Those willing to risk everything in service to our nation deserve every possible opportunity to succeed and thrive in civilian life,” Congressman Garamendi said. “The Stand Down is one of our greatest institutions, helping veterans overcome life’s hurdles, and I’m proud to share these grounds with so many heroes. Thank you veterans, and thank you to the many service providers giving back.”
He added, “I’ve asked my staff to go the extra mile for veterans – and they do – because that’s the least we can do. We’re focused on helping veterans find employment, ensuring that mental health issues are tackled he
Yuba City Service Academy Night Representatives from the U.S. Service Academies – Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Military, and Naval – will be on hand to discuss the Congressional nomination process and Academy life with students and families. This is a great opportunity for high school students to determine if a career in the military is the best fit for you.
The Vacaville Service Academy Night takes place on Tuesday, September 9th at the Vacaville High School Theater, 100 West Monte Vista Avenue. The Yuba City Service Academy Night takes place on Thursday, September 11th at River Valley High School, 801 El Margarita Road.