Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “In passing this bill, Congress enhanced the health of our nation and proved that it is capable of working across the aisle to produce solid, bipartisan bills that help the American people.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement today after voting for the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I am concerned that recent Postal Service decisions regarding delivery service standards will exacerbate the impacts to my rural constituents.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today sent a letter to the new Postmaster General reiterating his strong opposition to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) plan to close both the North Bay Processing and Distribution Center in Petaluma and the Eureka Customer Service Mail Processing Center.

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “On behalf of more than 1,700 veterans, I thank Secretary McDonald for helping veterans on the North Coast get the health care they deserve”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will make a change he recommended to improve access to health care for veterans on the rural North Coast.

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release
Secure Rural Schools program vital to more than 700 counties and 4,000 school districts across the nation.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA-02), Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06), and Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04) today released the following statements after securing a renewal of the Secure Rural Schools program, which expired last September due to Congressional inaction. The renewal will be included in an upcoming vote this week.

Mar 23, 2015 Press Release
Members: “Since it was first set aside over fifty years ago, the Arctic Refuge has stood as one of our nation’s most iconic wild areas and deserves our most enduring legal protections.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today led a bipartisan congressional letter lending full support to a Wilderness designation for the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a 1.5 million-acre stretch of land that is home to endangered species and is one of the last great expanses of true “wildness” in the United States.

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “These sanctuaries can reduce environmental stressors on sea life and help prevent extinction: climate change mitigation at its best”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the House Safe Climate Caucus, today released a video celebrating the expansion of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries announced by the National Oceanic and Atmosphe

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

Fort Bragg, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) yesterday presented Harvest Market with his Sustainable North Coast Certificate in recognition of their commitment to environmentally-responsible business practices, support for the local food industry and community service.

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I want to recognize all of the hard work that it took to bring this long campaign to a successful conclusion – from the North Coast to the White House.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following quote celebrating the expansion of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries announced today by the National Oceani

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman, Sam Farr, Lois Capps, Jackie Speier, and Mike Thompson today called on the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to assist in finalizing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) final rule to expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries off the

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I invite young artists from up and down California’s North Coast to join their peers across the nation in an opportunity to showcase their art in the U.S. Capitol Building.”

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the 2015 Congressional Art Competition is open to all High School students in California’s Second Congressional District, which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. "An Artistic Discovery" is the annual art contest held by the U.S. Congress for high school students across the country.

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