Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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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 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- For the second year in a row, the House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan amendment offered by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) to strike a congressional earmark from the 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill that would spend millions of dollars to ship Pennsylvania coal over 3,000 miles to American military bases in Germany.

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- With studies showing that over half of all households age 55 and older have no retirement savings, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today introduced the “American Savings Account Act” to provide American workers with a new tool to help them save for a strong and secure retirement.

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) this week recognized the 2015-16 California Gold Ribbon Schools Awardees from California’s 2nd Congressional District, delivering celebratory remarks at four campuses and providing certificates of recognition to each of the 13 schools earning this distinction.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 that includes key California and environmental priorities authored by Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael). The bill will next head to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced legislation today to protect children from unnecessary exposure to carcinogens and other chemicals dangerous to human health that are often added to car seats.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Ranking Member of the Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, and Grace F.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Building on innovative carbon sequestration practices that have been pioneered in Marin County, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Healthy Soils and Rangelands Solution Act legislation that would direct federal land managers to rigorously evaluate how to increase the amount of carbon captured on public lands.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after he voted against the legislation to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which passed the House today: 

May 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted against the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week on the House floor, legislation that includes anti-LGBT language, undermines the President’s plan to close Guantanamo, and makes defense employees susceptible to gender or age discrimination.

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.


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: