Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Steve Russell (R-OK), Karen Bass (D-CA) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and James Lankford (R-OK) today introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that builds on successes in states like California to improve the matching of children and families in foster care and adoptions in the United States,

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today celebrated the first-ever “National Rosie the Riveter Day,” honoring the countless American women of all races and backgrounds who joined the workforce during World War II and took on new roles previously held by men.

Mar 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced new plans to resolve traffic concerns that arose from Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit’ (SMART) pending Larkspur extension and anticipated impacts on the downtown transit area related to displaced buses.

Mar 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke to state and federal transportation officials yesterday after news that a retaining wall at the south end of Last Chance Grade on U.S. Highway 101 had failed and collapsed a lane of the highway.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- To kick off Women’s History Month, a bicameral group of bipartisan lawmakers led by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), along with Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Christopher Coons (D-DE) and 53 other members of Congress, introduced a Congressional Resolu

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) brought Marin native Jason Rezaian and his wife, Yeganeh Rezaian, as his guests to President Trump’s address tonight to a Joint Session of Congress.

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

Feb 10, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Huffman Releases Infographics Informing Immigrants of Their Rights
Mar 4, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

Ninety-five-year-old Phyllis Gould of Fairfax made history during World War II as one of the women who collectively became known as Rosie the Riveter. Now she’s determined to make history again, spearheading a campaign for a national Rosie the Riveter Day as part of Women’s History Month.

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Mar 3, 2017 In The News
Mad River Union

Moving to assuage North Coast deportation fears, U.S. Representative Jared Huffman (D-2nd District) is pressing for rumor control, collaboration with local law enforcement and bipartisan moves in Congress to protect Dreamers (immigrant minors) from the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.

Mar 1, 2017 In The News
Washington Post

I sat in the gallery above the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday night surrounded by a broad cross-section of American society that had gathered to witness the national institution known as the State of the Union, or the Address to a Joint Session of Congress as it is known during a new president’s first year in office.

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Feb 28, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Sonoma County’s two members of Congress said President Donald Trump made expansive promises and talked about spending trillions of taxpayer dollars in a speech Tuesday night that was short on explaining how any of it will be done.

Feb 24, 2017 In The News
North Coast Journal

There were no shouting matches, angry jeers, seas of protest signs or calls for his ouster in 2018. Unlike the rancorous town halls some members of Congress are facing across the nation, North Coast Representative Jared Huffman’s meeting in Arcata was a rather friendly affair, often punctuated by bursts of applause, cheers and even laughter at his pithy jabs at the new administration.

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Feb 23, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

An estimated 1,200 people attended a town hall meeting put on by Rep. Jared Huffman to discuss local, state and national policies that affect the North Coast.

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Willits News

With a new legislative session well underway, local legislators have had their hands full addressing the rising costs of drugs, cannabis taxation and regulation and Native American tribal rights, amid other issues with regional implications.

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

After years of drought, Mendocino County is finally getting its fair share (and then some) of rainfall this winter.

And since so much water is falling from the sky, many in the Ukiah Valley are wondering when, if ever, more of it might be stored in Lake Mendocino?

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Sonoma County’s two Democratic congressmen, Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman, called Wednesday for an independent investigation of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia and castigated their House Republican colleagues for stonewalling amid the escalating scandal.

Feb 7, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

Humboldt County’s congressional representative Jared Huffman and 17 of his California colleagues urged California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday to “vigorously and publicly” investigate oil companies such as Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading the public about the causes and dangers of climate change.

Videos

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: