Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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May 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), and Nanette Barragán (D-San Pedro) today introduced the IDEA High Cost Pool Funding Act, innovative legislation to help cover the exceptional costs that can be associated with educating high-need children.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 today, including key North Coast and environmental priorities authored by Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the committee. The bill will next head to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  To halt the oil and gas drilling exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge currently being rushed by the Trump administration, Vice-Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ranking Member Raúl M.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today signed a discharge petition to restore open internet protections, a procedural step that could force a vote over the objection of Speaker Paul Ryan and the House Republican majority who have refused to even debate restoring the net neutrality rules that the Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dismantled

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Republicans’ deeply flawed, unpopular Farm Bill, which was rejected by the House of Representatives, that would have cut vital nutrition assistance programs that keep 40 million Americans from going hungry, failed to support economic opportunity for rural America, and weakened environmental protections.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Jaslyn Ortiz of Cloverdale High School is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and renew economic sanctions on Iran, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement:

Apr 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced the launch of the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral values, protect the secular character of our government, and champion the value of freedom of thought worldwide.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) today introduced new legislation to reshape a key federal farm program to improve water and air quality, soil and wildlife habitat, while supporting and improving agricultural operations.

Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Patheos

Beginning in 2015, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) introduced a formal resolution in support of the National Day of Reason. His defeat in 2016, despite coming at the hands of another Democrat, put future versions of that legislation in peril. But fellow Californian Rep. Ted Lieu picked up where Honda left off, introducing similar legislation last year.

Apr 24, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

It used to be that annoying telemarketers mostly rang at dinnertime. If you weren’t home, you missed the call. Now, people carry their phones everywhere, and the telemarketers have become scammers with advanced tools to reach them. There’s seemingly no escape, but a new bill in Congress aims to give people a fighting chance.

Apr 11, 2018 In The News
Times-Herald

California was awarded $212 million in federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant — Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program to provide long-term recovery from the devastating fires of 2017, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) and Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced.

Apr 4, 2018 In The News
Trinity Journal

Trinity County. I expect the “wilderness ad hoc committee” established by the Board of Supervisors March 6 will find as much.

Mar 27, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman and two other members of Congress on Tuesday kicked off a discussion on offshore oil drilling with a clear message to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke regarding the Trump administration’s plan for California.

Mar 18, 2018 In The News
The Press Democrat

SAN RAFAEL — Congressman Jared Huffman challenged hundreds of North Bay teens Sunday at a summit on school safety and gun violence protection to maintain their momentum pushing for stricter gun laws.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News
Bohemian

"Yes, I have seen it and I'm calling this story 'Covfefe in the Car with my Congressman," I tell Huffman, a riff off the Donald Trump neologism that emerged from the president's Tweeting fingers last year.

Mar 5, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Democratic congressman, who has joined as co-sponsor of articles of impeachment against Trump. Huffman, a vocal critic of Trump for many months, said, “Now it’s becoming so compelling and imperative that it feels like the right time (to sign on).”

Mar 1, 2018 In The News
Marin Independent Journal

When students in Katherine Sanford’s sixth- and seventh-grade social studies class at Lagunitas Middle School sent individual emails Feb. 15 to Rep. Jared Huffman, they had no idea he would respond two weeks later with an in-person visit.

Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

North Coast U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman signed on as a co-sponsor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, stating his oath to defend the U.S. Constitution compels him to “provide checks and balances on executive power.”

Videos

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: