Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California


Latest News

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass a bipartisan, bicameral compromise funding agreement to avert a second senseless Trump Shutdown, while rejecting proposed cuts to critical domestic investments and working towards a more humane immigration system. The conference report passed the House by a veto-proof 300-128 margin.

Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Vice-Chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, and 100 lawmakers introduced Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, bipartisan legislation to halt the oil and gas drilling exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge currently being pursued

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will serve on the newly formed Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for the 116th Congress. 

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after attending President Trump’s second State of the Union address on Tuesday night:

Feb 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that he has invited his constituent and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipient Alex DeLeon, to attend the 2019 State of the Union address as his guest.

Feb 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, issued the following statement in response to news that President Trump will appoint Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt to the office of Secretary of the Department of the Interior:

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, the Democratic members of the House Committee on Natural Resources elected Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to serve as the Chair of the newly established Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today by the expected Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), and the expected Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Representative Grace F.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As part of a coordinated state and national effort to protect the entire coastline of the United States from the dangers of offshore oil drilling, and send a strong message of opposition to the Trump administration’s attempted drilling spree in public waters, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today reintroduced the

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- On the first day of the new session of Congress, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted for two bills to end President Trump’s shutdown, reopen government services, and ensure federal workers get the paychecks they’ve earned,

Sep 18, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

It long ago ceased to be surprising when our president made outrageous comments via Twitter.


We try to ignore these social media outbursts, but Donald Trump’s Twitter blast about California’s wildfires was so thoroughly inaccurate that it demands a response.

Aug 28, 2018 In The News

A group of Northern California U.S. legislators are demanding an investigation into whether data throttling during the Mendocino Complex fires was unfair or deceptive.

Aug 22, 2018 In The News
Trinity Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman hopped onto a small plane last Thursday to get a bird’s-eye view of the area encompassed by the wilderness and forests act he introduced in July. He also got a ground tour of a fuels reduction project planned in Southern Trinity County.

Aug 15, 2018 In The News

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $212 million in disaster recovery grants for housing and economic revitalization and infrastructure improvements in California. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News
Lake County News

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – On Tuesday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City), together with neighboring Representatives Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman, sent a letter to President Trump supporting Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for a major disaster declaration for Lake, Napa and Mendocino counties in response to the Steele and Mendocino Complex fires. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat
Jul 30, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

California 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman said while it is unusual to include active logging in a wilderness protection bill, the bill he introduced to Congress on Friday is not your everyday piece of environmental legislation.

Jul 27, 2018 In The News
The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen are going to need a bailout, too.

Jul 20, 2018 In The News
North Coast Journal

North Coast lawmakers announced this morning a pair of efforts in direct response to President Donald Trump’s widely criticized remarks in Helsinki, Finland, Monday during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he refrained from criticizing the Russian dictator and cast doubt on whether the country interfered in the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 17, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

Rep. Jared Huffman, the Democratic congressman from San Rafael, was far from home — by about 5,600 miles — when he briefly stepped into North Korea.


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: