Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I have heard firsthand about the chaos and confusion created by inaccurate and misleading information on the physician networks for Anthem in the North Coast, and know that many of my constituents have been hurt by these failures.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) for finding Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California in violation of state law for drastically overstating the availability of health providers on their new Affordable Care Act policies.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release
Introduces bill on eve of Senate Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON­—On the eve of a Senate vote to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would drastically increase America’s greenhouse gas emissions, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced a bill that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to estimate and report the projected carbon footprint of bills considered before Congress.  Many bills conside

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Congress should reject this massive corporate giveaway”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke out against the Keystone XL Pipeline today on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives during debate on the bill to approve the pipeline. Huffman voted against the rule for H.R. 5682, which would deem approval of the pipeline’s construction.

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release
Second bill by freshman Congressman to receive unanimous approval on the House floor

WASHINGTON­—For the second time since taking office, freshman Congressman Jared Huffman (D—San Rafael) has successfully steered a bill through the U.S. House of Representatives.

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “We have a rare opportunity to provide affordable housing to the Point Reyes community without impacting the existing landscape”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced federal legislation to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin. Huffman’s bill, H.R. 5684, would convey a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard to the County of Marin for repurposing as affordable housing.

Nov 6, 2014 Press Release
New U.S. Sentencing Commission manual includes Huffman proposal to crack down on environmental damage

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S.

Oct 28, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m thrilled that Apple has recognized Hoopa Valley High School’s needs and will be donating their expertise and much-needed equipment to help these students succeed”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded Apple Inc. for their selection of Hoopa Valley High School, located on the Hoopa Indian Reservation in Hoopa, for a ConnectED grant that will include:

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Oct 16, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It is critical that…every hospital is taking action to ensure its staff is fully prepared.”

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jared Huffman and 25 other members of the California Delegation sent a letter to the California Hospital Association President and CEO, C.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This USDA grant is an important step towards helping AIM complete the project.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded  the Agriculture Institute of Marin (AIM) a $92,960 federal grant to complete the pre-development phase of the permanent home for the Marin Farmers Market.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This new AVA is distinctive in its topography, climate and soil… and would be valuable for those distinctions as well as for marketing and economic benefits.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) applauded the establishment of the new Eagle Peak Mendocino County Viticultural Area in Mendocino County.  The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax

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