Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order that will reverse years of American progress on climate, undermine the clean energy industry, threaten public health, and jeopardize the United States’ ability to meet its climate commitments under the global Paris Agreement.

Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Speaker Paul Ryan canceled the vote on President Trump’s disastrous health care repeal plan, the American Health Care Act. Rep.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to the unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District to uphold the rights of students with disabilities,  which coincided with Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Senate confirmation hearings and overturned the wrongful precedent he used in a similar case,  Rep.

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 2, 2017 In The News
KRCR News Channel 7

D.C. - Congressmen Jared Huffman co-authored a letter with Raul M. Grijalva, of the Committee on Natural Resources, to express what they call “grave concern” over an executive order issued by President Trump earlier this week.

Feb 2, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman worked with fellow Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) and Rick Nolan (D-Minnesota) to introduce the New Deal Rural Broadband Act, an effort to close the digital divide and establish a broadband internet connection in every home, business and school.

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Oct 25, 2016 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

Del Norte’s congressman and the U.S. representative for Southern Oregon will tour Last Chance Grade and the Smith River on Friday.

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Oct 18, 2016 In The News
KIEM TV

Representative Jared Huffman is offering his thoughts and prayers for the McKinleyville man kidnapped from his home in the African country of Niger last Friday.

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Oct 6, 2016 In The News
Marin IJ

Ali Rezaian didn’t think much of it when he kept receiving phone calls from unlisted numbers at his Mill Valley home on July 22, 2014.

That was until he heard a voicemail from his brother’s boss, Washington Post foreign editor Doug Jehl: “I need to talk to you. Could you please give me a call?”

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Oct 3, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast state Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) and 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a special hearing in Bodega Bay this afternoon updating on the expectations of the upcoming 2016-2017 crab season.

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Sep 20, 2016 In The News
Marin IJ

Experts on global warming told a crowd of several hundred people in San Rafael this week that the Nov. 8 election figures to be a key turning point in the battle to prevent irreversible climate change.

Sep 14, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman will join Sen. Barbara Boxer and Reps. Anna Eshoo and Lois Capps at a meeting on Friday in Cambria with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to discuss the proposed expansion of the California Coastal National Monument — an expansion which includes Lighthouse Ranch in Loleta, 13 acres of the Trinidad Head, and the Lost Coast Headlands.

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Aug 31, 2016 In The News
Marin Scope

Commuters have been anxiously awaiting the commuter train they voted for, and a recent financial shot in the arm is greasing the tracks.

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Aug 25, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

The Bureau of Reclamation released water from the Trinity Reservoir early Thursday morning to the lower Klamath River to help prevent the spread a parasitic fish disease, within Chinook salmon.

Supplemental flows from the Lewiston Dam will also extend into late September to protect the fall salmon run.