Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.­—Congressman Jared Huffman today announced the release of a white paper by the Last Chance Grade stakeholder group which outlines a number of points of consensus reached on the proposed project to date.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded more than $4.4 million in federal funds to four health centers in Huffman’s 2nd Congressional District for 2016.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA), who represents the North Coast of California, released the following statement today:

Nov 10, 2015 In The News

Leaders in the fight against global warming told a crowded house at Dominican University this week that the tide of public opinion has turned and momentum for taking action is building.

Nov 4, 2015 In The News

Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, with backing from a host of West Coast lawmakers, introduced a bill Wednesday to permanently ban offshore oil drilling on the Pacific Coast, a sweeping measure that would fulfill environmentalists’ dreams but is unlikely to advance in the current Congress.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Rep. Huffman Calls for Funding for Army Corps of Engineers Projects to Dredge Humboldt Bay, Protect Orick From Flooding

Oct 30, 2015 In The News

Rep. Jared Huffman, (D - San Rafael), had lunch with the Ukiah Valley Democratic Club Friday in what he said was a long-delayed visit.

“I owed you lunch, because I was unable to meet with you on Labor Day, two years in a row now,” Huffman said, adding that he hoped to make it on Labor Day at least once.

Huffman opened with some words of encouragement for the crowd, which had quickly filled all the available chairs.

Oct 15, 2015 In The News

A federal grant may help residents of the Yurok Reservation — some of them 20 miles from the nearest grocery store — get better access to nutritious foods. 

A $20,000 Department of Agriculture grant will allow the tribe to take a closer look at how best to address the issue.  

Oct 10, 2015 In The News

As a gesture of appreciation from one of the nation’s oldest government services to another, the Eureka Post Office unveiled it’s new “Forever Stamp” in Eureka on Saturday morning to honor the Coast Guard’s 225th anniversary.

Oct 1, 2015 In The News

Federal assistance will go toward justice center, elders social services 

The Yurok Tribe will be getting $1.1 million of the more than $5 million in federal grants to announced earlier this month to improve public safety and victim services for North Coast tribes.

Other North Coast tribes awarded Justice Department cash in this year’s grant cycle include the Hoopa Valley Tribe, $1.2 million; $1,7 million for Hopland Band of Pomo Indians;  $668,816 for Round Valley Indian Tribes and $150,906 for Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians.