Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Sep 24, 2014 Press Release
Appeared as part of the ongoing “Better Know a District” series

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) appeared on last night’s episode of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report as part of the ongoing “Better Know A District” series.

Sep 23, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I am frustrated at the Postal Service’s lack of transparency throughout this process, disregard for public input, and ambivalence to the impacts reduced service standards will have on local communities”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today wrote the United States Postal Service (USPS) to express his opposition to their proposal to close the North Bay Processing and Distribution Center in Petaluma and the Eureka Customer Service Mail Processing Center. In a letter sent to Postmaster General Patrick Donohue, Huffman noted that the USPS has provided inconsistent inf

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Today’s vote demonstrates bipartisan support for the shared priorities of economic development and environmental protection in Northern California.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the House Natural Resources unanimously approved his bipartisan Trinity Land Exchange Act (H.R. 3326), which would help Trinity County’s economy.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This bill is a win; for homeowners, our local economies, and our environment”

WASHINGTON­—Reps. Jared Huffman (D-California) and Denny Heck (D-Washington) last night  introduced a bill to help homeowners make investments in their homes and save money on electricity costs. The new bill, the Home Improvement Modernization Act (H.R.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Keeping Americans safe and advancing our security interests in the Middle East requires we be smart, not just tough. We must learn from past mistakes.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  released the following statement after voting against the McKeon Amendment to train and equip elements of the Syrian opposition against the terrorist organization ISIL:

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This should not be a partisan issue—every American benefits from these two important laws and the lands they protect.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke on the House floor today to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the Wilderness Act, two of the United States’ most important and effective conservation tools. In the last 50 years, LWCF has provided more than $2 billion for conservation efforts in California alone.

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I am pleased that the Bureau of Reclamation responded quickly to the infectious outbreak of ‘Ich’ in salmon on the lower Klamath River”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement after the Bureau of Reclamation increased water flows on the Trinity River in response to a possible fish kill:

Sep 15, 2014 Press Release
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.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release
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.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release
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.

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