Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines to Take Effect November 1

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena), Sam Farr (D-Carmel), and Doug LaMalfa (R- Richvale), applauded the U.S. Sentencing Commission for taking action to increase public safety and stop the environmental destruction caused by trespass marijuana grows on our public and private lands. The U.S.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Huffman:” Now is not the time to double down on failed austerity measures”.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a budget that, according to the non-partisan Economic Policy Institute, will cost the economy 3 million jobs and decrease economic growth by 2.5 percent in 2016.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Action on this bill is vital to the long-term viability of the West Coast’s groundfish fleet.”

WASHINGTON­—The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs held a hearing on Congressman Jared Huffman's (D-San Rafael) bill to help West Coast fishing communities.

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s time the federal government lived up to the promise it made to students, parents, and teachers.”

WASHINGTON­—During today’s Budget Committee markup, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) offered an amendment to boost funding for special education by $102 billion over 10 years.

Mar 26, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Limiting the Antiquities Act will harm jobs and economic growth.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who represents the newest National Monument in the United States, defended the Antiquities Act in a speech on the House floor today.

Mar 21, 2014 Press Release
New Mendocino County Staff to Begin This Month

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced changes to his district staff in Mendocino County, and invited press and the public to attend two “open house” events at his offices in Fort Bragg and Ukiah.

Mar 19, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I extend prayers, condolences, and the full support of my office to the family of officer Ricky Del Fiorentino”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after hearing of the death of Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino:

Mar 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Once again, the hyperpartisan House majority has taken what could be a bipartisan, bicameral issue and poisoned the well by linking it to their ideological crusade to derail health care reform.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 4015, House Republicans’ 51st attempt to undermine or repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 13, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Our bill builds on the constructive efforts by Senator Feinstein and others”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) todayintroduced H.R.