Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that would improve how adoptions are conducted in the United States, including improving home study standards through the creation of a national standard and registry.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Washington, D.C.- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must act now to ensure that no one honoring loved ones at America’s veterans cemeteries on Memorial Day, a day intended to recognize those who died in service to our country, is met with the hurtful, racist symbol of the Confederate battle flag, urged Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Keith Elli

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted for the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a bipartisan compromise that takes key steps toward fixing America’s broken mental health system.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that he will hold a district-wide landscape photography competition starting Wednesday, July 6th.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In the dead of night while civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) led Congressional Democrats in righteous protest to call for a vote on gun safety, Congressional Republicans added insult to injury by quickly reversing an earlier vote on a provision by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), and Rep.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the second Congressional District of California has received more than $1 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs.

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement today in response to PG&E’s Joint Proposal with environmental and labor organizations to phase out their production of nuclear power at California’s last nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon:

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded nearly $5.5 million to the Jack McNamara Field Airport, a nonhub primary airport located in Crescent City, California.

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: