Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In the dead of night while civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) led Congressional Democrats in righteous protest to call for a vote on gun safety, Congressional Republicans added insult to injury by quickly reversing an earlier vote on a provision by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), and Rep.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the second Congressional District of California has received more than $1 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs.

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release
Joint announcement between PG&E and leading labor unions and environmental groups would accelerate transition to cleaner, safer energy sources

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 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded nearly $5.5 million to the Jack McNamara Field Airport, a nonhub primary airport located in Crescent City, California.

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.

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