Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) today announced an award of $61,294,444 from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP) to San Rafael-based nonprofit, Roots of Peace.

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- President Obama should take concrete steps to reduce the tensions at the Dakota Access Pipeline, argued Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and 21 members of Congress in a letter to the White House.

Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced that they are calling on all veterans of the Korean War living in Sonoma County to contact Rep. Thompson’s Santa Rosa District Office.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a major federal grant for Humboldt State University (HSU) to improve and expand the university’s capacity to help Hispanic and low-income students graduate. The U.S.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced legislation to establish a new non-immigrant visa category that allows for temporary visits by the spouses of U.S. citizens. The legislation would remove a significant barrier and unfair hardship placed on U.S. citizens living abroad who may wish to enter the U.S.

Sep 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a $323,000 grant from the National Park Service and the Land and Water Conservation Fund to Eureka for ongoing work on a waterfront trail through a once-blighted area.

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded the Klamath River Renewal Corporation’s (KRRC) filing with federal regulators, a major milestone in the effort to tear out the river’s hydropower dams.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded  $931,151 in federal funds across Huffman’s Congressional District to support health information technology enhancements for these health centers.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today introduced the Public Lands Telecommunications Act to unlock new opportunities for responsible broadband infrastructure deployment on and near federal public lands. The legislation builds on proven successes in the adminis

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) would give consumers, investors, and policymakers consistent and unbiased information about the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the increasingly complex global oil supply chain — from the petroleum source in the Gulf of Mexico or Alberta tar sands, to the refinery, to the gas pump.