Congressman Garamendi’s Maritime Advisory Committee Meets at CSUM for Wide-Ranging Conversation

Congressman Garamendi’s Maritime Advisory Committee Meets at Cal Maritime Academy for Wide-Ranging Conversation

VALLEJO, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, convened his Maritime Advisory Committee at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. More than 50 people participated in the discussion, representing state and federal agencies, maritime businesses, and labor unions.

During the registration period, participants were shown a list of working group topics and asked to rank their top three topics. These rankings helped guide working group conversations. The top four topics ranked topics were the Jones Act, Buy America provisions, strategies to revitalize American shipbuilding, and strategies to educate lawmakers about the Maritime industry.

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