Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) would give consumers, investors, and policymakers consistent and unbiased information about the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the increasingly complex global oil supply chain — from the petroleum source in the Gulf of Mexico or Alberta tar sands, to the refinery, to the gas pump.

Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced legislation to ensure a presidential or vice presidential candidate state the truth about their tax history as part of the required financial disclosure process.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) along with 11 congressional colleagues today wrote Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack requesting that the department finalize a proposed rule that updates marine mammal standards under the Animal Welfare Act. The members of Congress requested that the final rule include the strongest possible animal welfare standards.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded $292,415 in federal funds to educational centers across Huffman’s congressional district to study, provide education, outreach and improved response time to assist stranded marine mammals.

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The large-scale display of Confederate flags in national veterans cemeteries will no longer be allowed, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced in a letter to Congress.

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $897,200 in federal funds to health centers across Huffman’s Congressional District to expand on their achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) today applauded the Obama Administration for its bold new announcement of a cross government partnership, the “Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative,” which includes an expansion of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs. This administrative action comes after Reps.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that would improve how adoptions are conducted in the United States, including improving home study standards through the creation of a national standard and registry.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Tonight, the House Committee on Rules shut down public debate and votes on two amendments offered by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to stop sales of Confederate flag merchandise in National Park Service (NPS) stores and to disallow any grave in any Federal cemetery operated by the Park Service to be decorated with a Confederate flag. 

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Washington, D.C.- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must act now to ensure that no one honoring loved ones at America’s veterans cemeteries on Memorial Day, a day intended to recognize those who died in service to our country, is met with the hurtful, racist symbol of the Confederate battle flag, urged Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Keith Elli

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