Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman, Sam Farr, Lois Capps, Jackie Speier, and Mike Thompson today called on the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to assist in finalizing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) final rule to expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries off the

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I invite young artists from up and down California’s North Coast to join their peers across the nation in an opportunity to showcase their art in the U.S. Capitol Building.”

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the 2015 Congressional Art Competition is open to all High School students in California’s Second Congressional District, which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. "An Artistic Discovery" is the annual art contest held by the U.S. Congress for high school students across the country.

Feb 21, 2015 Press Release
"I am very glad to see this dispute resolved. This is good news for workers, north coast businesses, and consumers."

Marin County, CA -- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) released the following statement after a tentative deal was reached for West Coast ports, potentially ending a nine-month labor dispute: 

"I am very glad to see this dispute resolved. This  is good news for workers, north coast businesses, and consumers."

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Feb 10, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “Reservoir operations should be based on modern science, not antiquated rulebooks.”

Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, CA—Following this weekend’s rainstorm in Northern California, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today reintroduced a bill last night to bring Army Corps of Engineers reservoir operations in line with modern science, save water, and help communities through extreme weather events, like droughts.

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  today released the following statement after hearing that former Congressman Don Clausen,  who represented much of California’s North Coast in Congress, passed away:

 

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  today released the following statement on Speaker Boehner’s invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress:

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and Dave Reichert (R-WA) reintroduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act.

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release
Will serve as Ranking Member on newly-created Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today was named Ranking Member of the newly-created House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. The Subcommittee is responsible for matters concerning America’s water resources, federal irrigation projects, generation of electric power from federal water projects and interstate water issues.

Jan 26, 2015 Press Release
Administration Recommends Largest Ever Wilderness Designation to Protect Pristine Habitat

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  today applauded  President Obama’s Administration for moving to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, one of America’s last untouched wild places. The Department of the Interior will release a conservation plan for the Refuge that will recommend additional protections for the Refuge.

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “Bringing reliable broadband to underserved rural areas would improve educational opportunities, expand access to healthcare, and help local businesses.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today invited President Barack Obama to visit California’s North Coast to discuss closing the digital divide in rural America.  During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama called f

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