Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

May 22, 2015 Press Release
Legislation reflects negotiated agreement between tribe and County of Sonoma

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2015 (H.R.

May 20, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act is nothing more than climate deniers’ latest assault on science masquerading as ‘fiscal responsibility.’”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after voting against the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015:

“The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act is nothing more than climate deniers’ latest assault on science masquerading as ‘fiscal responsibility.’

May 20, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “We need to act now on a long-term funding plan.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after House Republicans brought forward a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund last night. If the bill had not passed, authorization for the Highway Trust Fund would have expired. Huffman voted for the bill.

May 19, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “Congress promised this water to Humboldt County 60 years ago and the federal government should honor that agreement.”

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined Humboldt County today in asking the U.S. Interior Department to honor the county’s right to Trinity River water to protect salmon during California’s extended drought.

May 19, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “This bill provides an opportunity for working families to stay in the region without impacting the existing landscape.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has approved his proposal to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin, by giving the County of Marin exclusive first rights to purchase a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard.

May 12, 2015 Press Release
Jenna Tooley of San Marin High School named this year’s winner

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Jenna Tooley of San Marin High School in Novato, CA is the winner of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.

May 12, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “America must pursue a clean energy future, not open our waters to oil drilling and ruin.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration yesterday announced conditional approval for Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean:

May 7, 2015 Press Release
Members: “Our nation’s largest civilian fleet should serve as a global leader in efficiency and innovation”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), and Mark Takai (D-HI) yesterday sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) urging an investment in a modern and efficient Postal Service fleet as they begin the process of replacing their aging mail delivery vehicles.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington—Next Wednesday, May 6th, Congressmen Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will hold a public forum on transportation infrastructure.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “This bill provides an opportunity for working families to stay in the region without impacting the existing landscape.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved his proposal to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin, by giving the County of Marin ex

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