Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Mar 16, 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 more than $1.3 million to health centers in Huffman’s 2nd Congressional District to improve and expand substance abuse medical services.

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that the 2016 Congressional Art Competition is open to all High School students in California’s Second Congressional District, which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. The annual art contest is held by the U.S. Congress for high school students across the country, and this year’s theme for Rep.

Mar 4, 2016 Press Release

SAN RAFAEL, CA.—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) along with Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D- Hillsborough) announced the introduction of the Crab Emergency Disaster Assistance Act of 2016 at a press conference on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Scoma’s Restaurant in San Francisco’s Fishermen’s Wharf.

Mar 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), David McKinley (R- WV), Jose Serrano (D-NY), and Evan Jenkins (R-WV) today introduced the Stop Postal Closures Act of 2016, bipartisan legislation to end the misguided closure and consolidations of mail processing facilities across the country.

Feb 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) took action to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, as the House voted on his amendment to designate the Coastal Plain of the refuge as wilderness, thus offering much needed protections from oil and gas drilling.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— As tax season approaches, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) today introduced the Water Conservation Tax Parity Act, bipartisan legislation to ease the tax burden on homeowners and clarify that rebates provided by water utilities for water-efficient improvements to a home are not subject to federal taxes.

Feb 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) introduced bipartisan legislation responding to the untimely closure of many critical estuary restoration projects and improve upon the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000.

Feb 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today issued the following statement  in response to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s release of a proposed rule for dog management:

Feb 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Trinity County Collaborative nearly $550,000 for projects to improve forest health, reduce the threat of wildfires and support Trinity County’s rural economy.

Feb 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressmembers Jared Huffman (CA-02), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Sam Farr (CA-20), Lois Capps (CA-24) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker urging her to expeditiously review and grant Governor Jerry Brown’s request to declare a fishery resource disaster in the California Dungeness crab and rock crab fisheries.

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