By Congressman Jared Huffman
September 15, 2014
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Huffman: This project is necessary for Del Norte Airport to maintain its commercial status and to ensure the safety of the thousands of passengers who fly in and out of the airport each year
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority has received a $9.2 million grant for construction of enhanced runway safety areas (RSA) required for all commercial airports.
Huffman: “Without the hard work and partnership between these local, state and federal agencies, this could have been a massive disaster that polluted Humboldt Bay beyond repair”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the final shipment of some three million gallons of dangerous chemicals has left the former Samoa Pulp Mill site, in Humboldt County, Calif., drastically reducing a potentially catastrophic environmental threat to Humboldt Bay.
Huffman: “Let’s ensure that this bill doesn’t harm drinking water quality or water supplies for irrigation needs.”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) took to the House floor last night in an attempt to improve the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R.
Huffman: “I’m glad that the Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on our important bipartisan bill to help Trinity County’s economy.”
WASHINGTON—Today, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation held a hearing on Congressman Jared Huffman’s Trinity Land Exchange Act (H.R.
Huffman: “I applaud the Bureau’s decision to finally release water to salmon struggling in the Klamath and Trinity rivers.”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced that it will release water to protect Trinity River salmon:
Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he will hold a number of public events throughout August and September 2014. Huffman’s announced events include an education discussion with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, two town halls on the U.S.
Huffman: For the 2nd year in a row, this photography competition showcased exactly why we have the most beautiful Congressional District in the nation”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced the winners of his 2nd district-wide landscape photography competition:
Huffman: “The humanitarian crisis on our border requires a robust and comprehensive response. This is neither –it’s irresponsible, partisan theater and an abdication of Congress’ responsibility.”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the House’s woefully inadequate response to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children along the southern border. The House Supplemental Appropriations to Address the Southwest Border Crisis (H.R.
Huffman: “America’s future depends on the investments we make in education today”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced a bill to help rebuild America’s schools and public libraries and upgrade their broadband infrastructure, all while cutting energy and maintenance costs. The Investing for Tomorrow’s Schools Act of 2014 (H.R.