Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) joined Representatives Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Mark Sanford (R-SC), Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Steve Knight (R-CA) in announcing their introduction of the bipartisan Protecting American Solar Jobs Act (H.R. 5571).

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today slammed the Trump administration’s rushed move to open the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to dangerous oil and gas drilling.

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that California has been 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.

Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Don Young (R-AK), and Jackie Speier (D-CA) led a group of  24 bipartisan lawmakers in urging Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to quickly provide robust allocations for Pacific coast fishery disasters declared in 2017.

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today released the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act, a 2,323 page bill to fund the federal government for six months that was released at 8 p.m. last night. The House voted on the legislation shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon: 

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today welcomed Sonoma County Supervisor Susan Gorin to testify in front of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management on the needs of the North Coast during the long path to recovery in the wake of the October wildfires.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In honor of Public Schools Week, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Investing for Tomorrow’s Schools Act of 2018 to help repair and improve America’s school buildings and public libraries, upgrade broadband infrastructure, and cut energy and maintenance costs.

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting against the House Republicans’ Right-to-Try legislation, which failed to pass out the House of Representatives today: 

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In honor of Women’s History Month, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House and Senate led by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), along with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), introduced Congressional Resolutions to designate March 21st, 2018, as ‘National Rosie the Riveter Day,’ a national day of recog

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that the 2018 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.

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.”

Feb 24, 2018 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

Congressman Jared Huffman stopped in Crescent City Friday afternoon to discuss state and local topics with residents.

Billed “Coffee with your Congressman,” the town hall style meeting in the wastewater treatment facility conference room gave people a chance to simply present concerns, opinions and some ideas.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

A group of lawmakers including Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) called for the Department of Justice Wednesday to investigate the “hush money” paid to adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, better known as “Stormy Daniels,” by Donald Trump’s personal attorney in October 2016.

Jan 30, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

John Schutt, chairman of the Humboldt County Republican Central Committee, and California 2nd District Rep. Jared Huffman both shared their thoughts with the Times-Standard Tuesday following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 18, 2018 In The News
Marin Independent Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman and two other members of Congress have taken the lead in a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke protesting the Trump administration’s offshore oil drilling plan.

“There are going to be waves of litigation over this,” said Huffman, D-San Rafael.

Jan 8, 2018 In The News
Redwood Times

The Trump administration moved Thursday to vastly expand offshore drilling with a plan that would open up federal waters off California for the first time in more than three decades.

Dec 16, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, urging him to recover $84.8 million in taxpayer money that was identified in a recent inspector general report detailing how the funds were misspent, according to information released Friday by Huffman’s office.

Nov 18, 2017 In The News
SF Gate

Stunned that a White House request for $44 billion in disaster relief funds didn’t include a penny for fire victims in Northern California, two North Bay congressmen delivered a strong rebuke to President Trump on Saturday.

“These are Americans in a time of need, and the administration is supposed to be helping, not playing political games,” said Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena.

Nov 9, 2017 In The News
The Washington Post

For years, as he rose from California state government to Congress, Jared Huffman felt justified — even a bit smug, perhaps — when he’d decline to answer questionnaires about his religious beliefs.

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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: