Washington, D.C.- Today, the House of Representatives approved legislation, H.J. Res. 66, that will make it more difficult for many Americans to save for retirement, repealing by a party-line vote of 231 to 193, federal rules allowing states to establish retirement savings plans for their residents.
Washington, D.C.- In a letter to President Donald Trump, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) and members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Committee on Natural Resources blasted the Trump Administration’s approval of a final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and their failure to undertake meaningful consultation with Native American tribes.
Washington, D.C.- Leading California lawmakers are asking the state’s newly sworn in Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, to use the powers of his office to vigorously and publicly investigate ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies who may have intentionally misled the public about the causes and dangers of climate change.
Washington, D.C. – Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee Ranking Member Jared Huffman (D-CA) and House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M.
Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rick Nolan (D-MN) introduced the New Deal Rural Broadband Act of 2017, an ambitious plan to connect every American home, business, and school to high-speed, reliable broadband internet that is based on Roosevelt’s New Deal rural electrification model.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants, refugees, & visa holders from predominantly Muslim countries:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the same day President Trump issued presidential memoranda to revive the harmful Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) yesterday spoke to a crowd gathered in front of the White House:
Washington, D.C.- Today, Democratic members of the House Committee on Natural Resources unanimously elected Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee.
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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.
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.
Rep. Huffman Calls for Funding for Army Corps of Engineers Projects to Dredge Humboldt Bay, Protect Orick From Flooding
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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: