Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) must do more to ensure the safety and humane treatment marine mammals, urged Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Adam Schiff (D-CA), along with Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), and 20 other members of Congress.

Apr 21, 2016 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 $16 million in discretionary funds to 11 health centers throughout California’s North Coast.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today thanked Gov. Jerry Brown for signing a Proclamation of a State of Emergency due to damage to North Coast roads from winter rains.

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C.- In light of the nearly unprecedented penalties paid by the powerful Westlands Water District to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges for misleading investors, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today launched an investigation with several of his congressional colleagues into a major settlement agreement between Westlands and the federal gover

Apr 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a letter sent today to President Obama, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 9 other members of Congress from California and Oregon are calling on the federal government to continue to maintain protections for the wild salmon populations that depend on California’s fragile Bay-Delta estuary.

Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) today joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and a bipartisan group of 110 Members of the House of Representatives in writing to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to support the members of the U.S. Women’s National Team filing a federal complaint. Recently, five soccer players accused the U.S.

Apr 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-2) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) yesterday hosted U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) for a roundtable with innovative local business leaders at Sonoma State University to discuss how Congress can better support and spur innovation locally and across the country.

Apr 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael) will speak at the signing of the historic Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement, along with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor, Governor of California Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Governor of Oregon Kate Brown.

Apr 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) today joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and a bipartisan group of 110 Members of the House of Representatives in writing to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to support the me

Apr 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Huffman and Pallone led 208 current and former members of Congress and Senators in filing a bipartisan “friend of the court” brief in support of the Obama Administration’s final Clean Power Plan in the case West Virginia v United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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: