Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Aug 22, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I applaud the Bureau’s decision to finally release water to salmon struggling in the Klamath and Trinity rivers.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced that it will release water to protect Trinity River salmon:

Aug 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he will hold a number of public events throughout August and September 2014. Huffman’s announced events include an education discussion with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, two town halls on the U.S.

Aug 8, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: For the 2nd year in a row, this photography competition showcased exactly why we have the most beautiful Congressional District in the nation”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  today announced the winners of his 2nd district-wide landscape photography competition:

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “The humanitarian crisis on our border requires a robust and comprehensive response. This is neither –it’s irresponsible, partisan theater and an abdication of Congress’ responsibility.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the House’s woefully inadequate response to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children along the southern border. The House Supplemental Appropriations to Address the Southwest Border Crisis (H.R.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “America’s future depends on the investments we make in education today”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced a bill to help rebuild America’s schools and public libraries and upgrade their broadband infrastructure, all while cutting energy and maintenance costs. The Investing for Tomorrow’s Schools Act of 2014 (H.R.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “When you find yourself in a hole, you’re supposed to stop digging, but Reclamation has dug itself a hole it cannot get out of.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced its decision today to withhold water releases on the Trinity River needed to prevent a repeat of the 2002 Klamath fish kill:

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Bill includes provision to allow rural veterans to get their health care outside of the VA.

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted  for the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3230), which would provide accountability and access to care for veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jul 29, 2014 Press Release
“BDCP would neither restore the Bay-Delta ecosystem to health, nor increase statewide water supply reliability”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today led a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) outlining a strong opposition to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). The letter, cosigned by California Reps.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “These practices are the greatest emerging threat to public safety and environmental health in the Northern District in this critical drought year.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today sent a letter to United States Attorney Melinda Haag urging her to focus prosecutorial and enforcement resources on trespass marijuana growers, not low-level marijuana offenders complying with state law.

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s time to fix our broken electoral system.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) co-introduced the Democracy for All Amendment, which will reverse destructive Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United v. FEC  that have given corporations and the wealthiest donors the right to leverage unlimited influence in our elections.

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