Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 17, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “Our water future deserves an open debate leading to real solutions. I hope you’ll join in.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who serves as the ranking Democrat on the Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee, today unveiled comprehensive legislation to respond to the worst drought in California state history and called for public input on the dra

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) have joined together to introduce a resolution endorsing the establishment of a ‘National Rosie the Riveter Day.’ H.Res.

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Huffman: “The House today voted to weaken human trafficking standards and to prohibit trade agreements from addressing climate change. This is simply unacceptable.”

Jun 10, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: "I call upon San Francisco State University to listen to the community, make the right choice, and preserve this legacy of environmental education and salmon conservation."

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement objecting to the abrupt attempted eviction of the Tiburon Salmon Institute by the new Director of the Romberg Tiburon Center and called on San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie Wong to

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Jun 10, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I am optimistic that the pulp mill can be repurposed in a way that provides jobs and protects the environment.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman today announced an Economic Development Administration grant that will help plan future uses of the old Samoa pulp mill.

Jun 10, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “Today's vote clearly demonstrates the dangers lurking beneath the text of trade agreements like NAFTA and TPP.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after reluctantly voting for the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act (HR 2393), which eliminates the country-of-origin labeling requirements for pork, beef, and chicken, in response to a World Trade Organization ruling that these labeling requirements violate international trade obligations:

Jun 10, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s about time we stopped burning dirty coal—and taxpayer dollars—to power this military base.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today offered a bipartisan  amendment to strike a nearly half-century old congressional earmark that costs taxpayers millions of dollars each year to ship Pennsylvania coal 3,000 miles to American bases in Germany.

Jun 8, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “I was glad to recognize so many of Mendocino County’s talented young artists today at Ukiah High School.”

Ukiah, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today visited Ukiah High School and recognized student artists who participated in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.

May 22, 2015 Press Release
Legislation reflects negotiated agreement between tribe and County of Sonoma

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2015 (H.R.

May 20, 2015 Press Release
Huffman: “The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act is nothing more than climate deniers’ latest assault on science masquerading as ‘fiscal responsibility.’”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after voting against the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015:

“The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act is nothing more than climate deniers’ latest assault on science masquerading as ‘fiscal responsibility.’

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