Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Feb 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led a letter to President Obama, signed by 12 other members of Congress, urging him to take several specific actions to minimize the carbon pollution emissions and public risks from extraction, transportation, and international consumption of crude oil and other dirty fossil fuels.

Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  today introduced the ‘Keep it in the Ground Act’,  legislation that would reduce carbon emissions and our nation’s addiction to fossil fuels by permanently barring new fossil fuel leases on all federal public lands and in federal waters.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) applauded Governor Jerry Brown’s formal request to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a federal declaration of a fishery disaster. 

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced yesterday that the House Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved his Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2015 (H.R. 2538), which would take lands in Sonoma County into trust for housing and other non-gaming purposes as part of the Lytton Rancheria reservation.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led a letter with 25 other members of Congress to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to urge them to protect dual national Americans and Americans traveling to Iran from visa restrictions and ensure that they are not are not unjustly targeted.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) responded today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement that after 20 years they have publicly released their plans to update regulations for captive marine mammals.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) welcomed the release today of a key agreement between the federal government, California and Oregon, and power company PacifiCorp which is expected to lead to the historic removal of four dams on the Klamath River.

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Today, in response to the ongoing illegal occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led a letter, along with eight other members of Congress, to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting that they brief Congress on how they plan to re

Jan 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced the Opportunities in Cooperative Education And New (OCEAN)  Research Partnerships Act, new legislation to reauthorize NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program through 2021.