Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced he is calling for public input on his newly-unveiled draft legislation to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and protect Northern California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams on federal lands.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As the national dialogue heats up around healthcare and Americans are seeking real solutions that address their long-term needs, Reps.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and David Price (D-NC) would protect local television markets across the country from corporate consolidation by permanently ending the so-called “UHF discount,” an obsolete FCC loophole that the Trump administration wants to revive to benefit right-wing media conglomerates.

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  A group of 36 Democratic lawmakers, led by Reps.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) unveiled climate legislation that would transition the United States to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.  

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to the slew of damaging environmental legislation being considered by the 115th Congress, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced two bills to bring new transparency to energy policy.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House 344-81. The bill authorizes $621.5 billion in “base budget” spending at the Department of Defense and the defense functions of the Department of Energy.

Jul 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As advocates head to the Mexican Embassy tomorrow for the first of many gatherings in recognition of International Save the Vaquita Day and to hold the Mexican government to its promise to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, native to Mexico's Gulf of California, Rep.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis is considering a six-month delay in implementing a policy change to permit transgender individuals to enter the military, Rep.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The troubling congressional testimony of President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last month prompted Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Katherine Clark (D-MA) to set the record straight to the Secretary about the important role of federal education law in protecting all students, including those with disabilities.

Jul 10, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman has introduced a bill that calls for increased funding for the Peace Corps and similar domestic service programs such as VISTA and AmeriCorps.

Jun 30, 2017 In The News
The Washington Examiner

More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. Jared Huffman of California, have sent a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urging him to move forward with a policy that could start Saturday that allows transgender people to enlist.

Jun 22, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), along with 47 other members of Congress, introduced an act to make higher education opportunities more attainable for refugees, on Tuesday (World Refugee Day).

Jun 20, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

WASHINGTON >> Democratic lawmakers, including North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman, are suing President Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire.

Almost 200 senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the so-called emoluments clause of the Constitution.

Jun 14, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, was on third base at a baseball field in Washington, D.C. about 7 a.m. Wednesday in a final practice before today’s annual Congressional Baseball Game.

In the middle of practice, Huffman’s coach urgently called the players in from the field.

May 24, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Huffman’s (D-San Rafael) new bill to help connect rural communities to high-speed internet through federal public lands, the Public Lands Telecommunications Act, was heard by the House Committee on Natural Resources on Tuesday.

May 9, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

The announcement of FBI director James Comey’s firing came just hours before Rep. Jared Huffman, D- San Rafael, was about to convene a “holding the president accountable” town hall meeting in San Rafael.

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May 4, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke out Thursday against the House passage of the Republican-led heath care bill, calling it a massive tax break for the wealthy.

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May 3, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

After Congress chose not to include millions in disaster relief funds for West Coast fishing fleets in its newest spending bill this week, 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced he is contributing to two bills on Wednesday that would provide $140 million to struggling California fishermen.

Apr 27, 2017 In The News
Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Several hundred people gathered at Cotton Auditorium April 19 for a Town Hall meeting with Congressman Jared Huffman.

Huffman, facing a nearly unanimous friendly audience, called citizen involvement the key to

“The silver lining to all this is right here ... Everywhere I go, I’m seeing turnouts like we have here in Fort Bragg today,” he said.

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Feb 1, 2016 Video

Washington - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, which includes a provision by Rep. Huffman to increase affordable housing in West Marin. The bill requires the Coast Guard to convey its roughly 30-acre property located in Point Reyes Station to the County of Marin. Full text of Huffman’s speech can be found below: