Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Nov 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that he will cast his vote in support of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 116th Congress.

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Hazel and Andrew Prasetya, a brother and sister team, are the winners of the 2018 House Student App Challenge for California’s second congressional district. Hazel attends Casa Grande High School and Andrew attends Kenilworth Junior High School, both in Petaluma.

Oct 30, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released a new Joint Economic Committee report that finds 40 percent of Americans—including 343,900 residents of Huffman’s congressional district—will be hit by the Republican Congress’ massive proposed budget cuts to programs like Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Oct 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After the Trump administration announced a rollback of federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas pollution standards, which would target states’ ability to set their own higher standards, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) led 68 bipartisan members of Congress in a letter urging Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to uphold the Clean Air Act’s mod

Oct 15, 2018 Newsletter
This month, I am back in my beautiful congressional district travelling up and down the coast from Marin to the Oregon border after a busy few weeks in Washington. As always, I am grateful for all of the feedback and community engagement I get on the issues of the day, from climate change to health care to the Senate’s confirmation hearings on Brett Kavanaugh. Here’s an update on what else I’ve been working on, both locally and back in Washington.
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, urging that the Land and Water Conservation Fund be permanently reauthorized and fully funded before it expires on September 30, 2018.

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined 65 Democratic Members of Congress to send the following statement to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) secured two key North Coast wins in the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed the House of Representatives: improving rural air service for small community airports like the California Redwood Coast - Humboldt County Airport and increasing the equitable treatment of forestry and fire protection pilots.
Sep 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The United States House of Representatives voted today to pass a bill authored by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) regarding management of the Point Reyes National Seashore and the historic working ranches and dairies that are part of the seashore’s unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values. 

Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- As the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court continues, the co-founders of the Congressional Freethought Caucus, Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), led congressional colleagues in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee outlining Kavanaugh’s alarming record on core American principles of state-church separation and religious liberty.
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
KRCR 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
SFGate

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.

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: