WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United States House of Representatives this week passed a bipartisan bill cosponsored by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to sustainably manage the West Coast Dungeness crab industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today issued the following statement after the House passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government funded through December 11, 2015:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) have issued public comments to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management expressing serious concern about a nickel mining proposal that puts rivers and fish in danger. Reps.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015, which would prohibit new or renewed oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean Planning Areas of the Outer Continental Shelf.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today made the following statement after Pope Francis’s historic address to the Joint Meeting of Congress:
“Today was unforgettable. Pope Francis spoke of morality, humanity, and our responsibility to take better care of the poor and our planet.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a $387,097 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant for Sonoma County Regional Parks to construct a section of the Coastal Prairie Trail in Bodega Bay, California, part of the proposed 1,200-mile California
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced legislation to expand the California Coastal National Monument to include five sites along the California coast, including two in Humboldt County.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after the Yurok Tribe announced it will be withdrawing from the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA) and related Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA), collectively known as the Klamath Agreements:
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement negotiated between Iran and the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the European Union, China, and Russia.
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Legislation that would keep states from issuing mandatory labeling laws for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients is headed to the floor for a vote on Thursday.
The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, introduced by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) in March, would create a federal standard for companies that wish to voluntarily label their foods that contain GMOs.
Put Courthouse Square on fast track
As Gaye LeBaron spelled out in her Sunday column (“Square has divided Santa Rosa for 160 years”), the vision of a central public space dates back to an 1854 map that clearly shows a square “plaza” in the heart of downtown Santa Rosa.
The latest version of a bill by House Republicans to override California's management of its water system and undermine environmental protections — in the name of emergency drought relief and food security — is longer and more detailed than the ones that preceded it, but much the same in its substance: It offers little in the way of actual drought relief and even in years of abundant supply wou
IN COLLEGE, JARED Huffman was an all-American volleyball player; now, in his free time, he plays guitar and sings in a country and western band. Whatever 51-year-old Huffman does he seems to do well — and often he does it in front of a crowd.
WASHINGTON DC - A bill nicknamed the “Dark Act” passed today in Congress over major concerns from 2nd District Congressman, Jared Huffman.
Emphasizing practical solutions in the battle over drought relief, a congressman urged local water leaders Monday to fight for funding for projects such as waste-water recycling and infrastructure repairs.
Rep. Jared Huffman’s “crowdsourced” water bill is a radical departure from the water wars, backroom deals and water grabs of the past and reframes thinking about water. He hasn’t even introduced the bill, yet we already can tell it will be significant legislation because it recognizes this: We can no longer fight over untapped water supplies. There’s nothing left.
After three years of failure by Congress to address California’s drought, Rep. Jared Huffman invited every Californian on Wednesday to provide ideas and comments on a big new water bill he is drafting, a novel application of crowdsourcing to federal legislation.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will join North Coast lawmakers in Garberville in southern Humboldt County on Friday at a public forum to discuss the effects marijuana legalization would have in the Emerald Triangle region.
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