Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, the Office of Management and Budget delivered its request to Congress for supplemental disaster relief funding following recent disasters across the country. While the request includes anemic supplemental funding for states ravaged by hurricanes, it contains no funding whatsoever for rebuilding the communities in California devastated by the recent wildfires.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today voted against the House Republican tax scam, which would harm families across the North Coast, drive up the deficit, lavish a huge tax windfall on the wealthiest Americans, and threaten the economic health of our country. The Republican tax scam, H.R. 1 passed the House on a party-line vote, 227-205.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Conference Report on H.R.

Oct 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In face of the wildfires that devastated Northern California, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D- St. Helena) offered a comprehensive, common-sense amendment to better equip federal and state forestry and wildfire agencies against the continuing threat of wildfires.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After hearing that some eligible applicants are going without federal assistance in the wake of October’s wildfire disaster because of concerns they might expose family members and others to deportation, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) today led a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) asking for clarification on the agency’s immigration policies.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Sonoma County, CA.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has suspended all non-criminal immigration enforcement operations at wildfire evacuation sites or shelters due to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Sonoma County, CA- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast: 

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced by Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) would, if signed into law, end federal immigration proceedings against Hugo Mejia, an upstanding resident of Marin who has been held for over four months by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and kept from his family.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a destructive, partisan funding bill for fiscal year 2018 that would cut much-needed funding and investments from national priorities like education, infrastructure, and health care, while undermining the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect clean air and clean water.

Jul 10, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman has introduced a bill that calls for increased funding for the Peace Corps and similar domestic service programs such as VISTA and AmeriCorps.

Jun 30, 2017 In The News
The Washington Examiner

More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. Jared Huffman of California, have sent a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urging him to move forward with a policy that could start Saturday that allows transgender people to enlist.

Jun 22, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), along with 47 other members of Congress, introduced an act to make higher education opportunities more attainable for refugees, on Tuesday (World Refugee Day).

Jun 20, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

WASHINGTON >> Democratic lawmakers, including North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman, are suing President Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire.

Almost 200 senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the so-called emoluments clause of the Constitution.

Jun 14, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, was on third base at a baseball field in Washington, D.C. about 7 a.m. Wednesday in a final practice before today’s annual Congressional Baseball Game.

In the middle of practice, Huffman’s coach urgently called the players in from the field.

May 24, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Huffman’s (D-San Rafael) new bill to help connect rural communities to high-speed internet through federal public lands, the Public Lands Telecommunications Act, was heard by the House Committee on Natural Resources on Tuesday.

May 9, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

The announcement of FBI director James Comey’s firing came just hours before Rep. Jared Huffman, D- San Rafael, was about to convene a “holding the president accountable” town hall meeting in San Rafael.

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May 4, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke out Thursday against the House passage of the Republican-led heath care bill, calling it a massive tax break for the wealthy.

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May 3, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

After Congress chose not to include millions in disaster relief funds for West Coast fishing fleets in its newest spending bill this week, 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced he is contributing to two bills on Wednesday that would provide $140 million to struggling California fishermen.

Apr 27, 2017 In The News
Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Several hundred people gathered at Cotton Auditorium April 19 for a Town Hall meeting with Congressman Jared Huffman.

Huffman, facing a nearly unanimous friendly audience, called citizen involvement the key to

“The silver lining to all this is right here ... Everywhere I go, I’m seeing turnouts like we have here in Fort Bragg today,” he said.

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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: