Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) joins Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) in cosponsoring the No Religious Registry Act (H.R. 6382) to ensure individuals of all faiths are protected from the establishment of a national religious registry.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --  Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) joins Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) in cosponsoring legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any conflicts of interest with regard to financial interests and official responsibilities.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to approve the 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan bill that will increase funding to combat the opioid addiction crisis, modernize the approval process for potentially life-saving drugs, update mental health programs for the first time in a decade, fund vital research initiatives including Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonsh

Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) today requested an immediate meeting with White House and Department of Justice officials to demand accountability for alarming treatment of Water Protectors and peaceful demonstrators at the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, and to denounce the closure of the Oceti Sakowin camp.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) today joined 169 Democratic members of the U.S. House in sending a letter, led by David Cicilline of Rhode Island, to President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the appointment of Stephen Bannon, a man who has helped lead a white nationalist, anti-Semitic, and sexist movement as chairman of Breitbart Media.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) today announced an award of $61,294,444 from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP) to San Rafael-based nonprofit, Roots of Peace.

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- President Obama should take concrete steps to reduce the tensions at the Dakota Access Pipeline, argued Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and 21 members of Congress in a letter to the White House.

Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced that they are calling on all veterans of the Korean War living in Sonoma County to contact Rep. Thompson’s Santa Rosa District Office.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a major federal grant for Humboldt State University (HSU) to improve and expand the university’s capacity to help Hispanic and low-income students graduate. The U.S.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced legislation to establish a new non-immigrant visa category that allows for temporary visits by the spouses of U.S. citizens. The legislation would remove a significant barrier and unfair hardship placed on U.S. citizens living abroad who may wish to enter the U.S.

Nov 10, 2015 In The News
Marin IJ

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
Press Democrat

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
Redwood Times

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
Ukiah Daily Journal

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.

Oct 15, 2015 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

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 12, 2015 In The News
The Press Democrat

Construction is about to begin on the next step of a coastal trail designed eventually to run through the community of Bodega Bay, linking commercial, residential and recreational areas spread along narrow Highway 1 from one end of town to the other.

Oct 10, 2015 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

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 5, 2015 In The News
Press Democrat

The North Coast wine industry likely stands to benefit from a trade pact that was reached early Monday by the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries writing new commerce rules for nearly 40 percent of the world’s gross domestic product.

Oct 1, 2015 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

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.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News
Press Democrat

The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded five North Coast Indian tribes $5.2 million for combating crime and assisting crime victims, Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, announced Friday.

The grant funds can be used to bolster tribal police departments, enhance justice systems and substance abuse prevention programs, and address violence against women.

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Feb 1, 2016 Video

Washington - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, which includes a provision by Rep. Huffman to increase affordable housing in West Marin. The bill requires the Coast Guard to convey its roughly 30-acre property located in Point Reyes Station to the County of Marin. Full text of Huffman’s speech can be found below: