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July 22, 2024

Huffman Votes to Pass Water Resources Development Act, Celebrates Wins for Northern California

Today, U.S. Representative Jared Huffman voted to pass the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2024.The legislation includes key North Coast and environmental priorities championed by Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the committee. This legislation provides authority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to carry out water resources development projects and studies, as well as reforms and policy direction to the Corps for implementation of its civil works…  Continue Reading

July 18, 2024

Huffman, Raskin Sound Alarm on Project 2025 Plan to Attack Reproductive Freedom

Today, U.S. Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Freethought Caucus and Founders of the Stop Project 2025 Task Force, sent a letter to President Joe Biden to call attention to extreme MAGA Republican’s attempts to resurrect a Victorian-era law, the Comstock Act of 1873, to advance their attacks on reproductive health care. The lawmakers requested the president issue a pardon and an apology to any Americans whose fundamental rights were un…  Continue Reading

July 17, 2024

Huffman Leads Lawmakers Decrying FCC Commissioner Misusing Official Position to Advance Project 2025

Today, U.S. Representative Jared Huffman (CA-02), founder of the Stop Project 2025 Task Force, along with 15 of his colleagues, sent a letter to the Inspector General of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Office of Special Counsel, and the Office of Government Ethics decrying FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr for crafting part of Project 2025 in his official capacity as an executive-level employee of the federal government. The lawmakers also called on the administration to urgently to…  Continue Reading

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January 22, 2024

Tuesday, January 23: Rep. Huffman, Humboldt Bay Harbor District to Hold Press Conference on $426.7 Million Federal Investment in Offshore Wind

Humboldt, CA - On Tuesday, January 23, at 4:30 pm PT, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and representatives from the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District will hold a press conference to announce a $426,719,810 federal grant for its proposed Heavy Lift Marine Terminal Project which will support offshore wind in Humboldt County. The project will construct a modern marine terminal primarily for the transport, import, staging, preassembly, final assembly, launch, in-wa…  Continue Reading

August 25, 2023

Tuesday, August 29: Rep. Huffman to Hold “Coffee With Your Congressman” Event in Willits, CA

San Rafael, CA – On Tuesday, August 29 at 10:30am PT, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold an in-person “Coffee With Your Congressman” event for constituents to have the opportunity to hear an update on his work in Washington D.C. and participate in a Q&A. Constituents can also send questions in advance to Members of the press interested in attending should send their RSVP to Mary Hurrell at Event …  Continue Reading

July 31, 2023

Thursday, August 3: Join Rep. Huffman for Special Preview of Klamath Art Installation

Eureka, CA – On Thursday, August 3 at 9:00am PT, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) is inviting members of the press for a special advanced look at the 30,000 Salmon Art Installation at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, CA. The installation was first created in 2002 in response to the mass fish kill on the Klamath River. Now, over 20 years later, the installation is being resurrected to commemorate the event and celebrate the hard-fought victory by collaborative efforts o…  Continue Reading

In The News

June 25, 2024

Rep. Jared Huffman Preparing for Trump 2.0 With a Task Force to Block Authoritarianism

Since getting elected to Congress in 2012, Jared Huffman has represented a sprawling district that stretches from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. Huffman recently co-founded a Democratic task force aimed at heading off the most authoritarian parts of Project 2025, the blueprint of extreme policies and plans for Donald Trump if he wins in November. Scott talks with Huffman about the task force’s goals. Listen ot Rep. Huffman's interview here:…  Continue Reading

June 17, 2024

'If You Can Keep It': The Objectives of Project 2025

Jan. 20, 2025. Inauguration day. The Heritage Foundation is a conservative think tank that's prepared a more than 900-page plan they hope Donald Trump will adopt if he becomes the next president. It's called the Presidential Transition Plan - or as it's known more widely, Project 2025. It's been critiqued as a radically socially conservative and Christian nationalist proposal with the power to greatly disrupt the government. But what exactly does it aim to do? And what is the likelihood that …  Continue Reading

June 14, 2024

Dem lawmaker on plans to block Trump's agenda if he wins

Watch Rep. Huffman's interview here:  …  Continue Reading


May 30, 2024

Rep. Jared Huffman: I Want to Thank Samuel Alito for Flying His Flags

As the only open non-believer in Congress, I want to thank Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Not for repeatedly revealing himself as an unethical political partisan who poisons the credibility of the court—I’m disgusted with that, and agree with those who are demanding his recusal in cases involving former President Donald Trump. But Alito’s latest scandal—flying the “Appeal to Heaven” flag at his New Jersey beach house—makes me grateful, because it might help save our imperiled American demo…  Continue Reading

April 19, 2024

Let California lead the way out of our global plastic pollution crisis

California’s 840 miles of coastline are a gateway to stunning underwater scenery that only a few ever see. Kelp forests, deep sea mountains and swirling ocean currents shelter diverse plant and animal species, from playful sea otters and turtles to migrating tuna and gray, humpback, minke and other whale species that call the expansive Pacific their home. Though they are mostly out of sight, these marine habitats play an essential role in keeping our air and water clean, soaking up excess carbo…  Continue Reading

January 03, 2024

Congressman pushes for justice along seafood supply chain

As your congressman, I work on a wide range of issues that are important and well publicized.  But some of the most impactful work I did in 2023 involves something that is unknown and unseen by most people, yet vitally important. Even many of those who have heard about Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing and its associated human rights abuses could be forgiven for seeing it as a distant problem left to the mysterious realm of the high seas; one that doesn’t reach our shores and ce…  Continue Reading


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Press Kit

Here you will find a copy of Congressman Jared Huffman's official bio and high resolution photos for use by members of the press.

Should you ever need more information on any press-related matters, please feel free to contact Congressman Jared Huffman’s Communications Director, Mary Hurrell, at or (202) 225-5187.