Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Dec 19, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Failing to renew the SRS program will cause significant harm to the ability of rural and timber communities to provide basic services to their residents.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today called on Congressional leaders to reauthorize a program that provides key support to rural communities.

Dec 12, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I applaud the FCC for their investment of $1.5 billion to help schools on the North Coast and across the country close the digital divide”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for their vote yesterday to increase funding for the E-Rate Program by $1.5 billion, expanding internet access to low-income and rural schools and libraries. Huffman had earlier urged the FCC to modernize the program and increase its funding.

Dec 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting against the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, H.R. 83:

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “The passage of this bipartisan legislation brings us one step closer to ensuring our veterans receive the care they need and deserve.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) applauded the unanimous House passage of bipartisan legislation to address the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. 

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Ensuring America’s national security and providing accountability and transparency are not mutually exclusive goals.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after voting against the Intelligence Authorization Act for 2015 (H.R. 4681):

Dec 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 5781, so-called “California Emergency Drought Relief Act.” The legislation, introduced on December 2nd, was sent to the House Floor without any committee review or input from any state or federal water agencies, fishing interests, or tribes. H.R.

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Legislation will help Trinity County’s economy, give relief to North Coast fishermen, aid rural local governments.

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced the inclusion of several critical North Coast-focused measures in the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: "After the longest war in our nation's history and with critical domestic needs unmet, we should be reducing our military spending, not dragging out the war in Afghanistan, launching a costly new unauthorized war, and forcing the Pentagon to spend billions on weapons and bases it says it no longer needs."

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill contained a total of $577.1 billion in discretionary defense funding, nearly twice the level of pre-9/11 national defense spending.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
Members: The drought does not stop at the edge of congressional districts.

WASHINGTON­—Today, Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-02), George Miller (D-11) Mike Thompson (D-05), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), John Garamendi (D-03), and Ami Bera (D-07) released the following statement regarding the House Republican water bill introduced last night:

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Today, Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-02), George Miller (D-11) Mike Thompson (D-05), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), John Garamendi (D-03), and Ami Bera (D-07) released the following statement after Senator Dianne Feinstein announced she will not be pursuing passage of her water bill this year:

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