Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today led a group of lawmakers in calling for the Department of Justice 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.

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted for the bipartisan budget deal, which overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives today, to fund the government through March, lay a foundation for long-term fiscal stability through 2019, and deliver on several overdue priorities for the North Coast and the country.

Jan 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he has invited his constituent Lynda Bengtsson-Davis, a transgender Marine Corps veteran affected by President Donald Trump’s attempted transgender military ban, to attend the 2018 State of the Union address as his guest.

Jan 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement about his decision to vote against the short-term continuing resolution, which will re-open and fund the federal government through February 8th, but which failed to be accompanied by definitive action by Republican leadership to protect Dreamers and deliver on bipartisan-backed priorities:

Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after the United States Congress failed to pass a bill to fund the government, resulting in a shutdown of the federal government:

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, California Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ted. W. Lieu (D-CA), and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) led a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke opposing the Administration’s offshore drilling plan. The letter, which is signed by 36 Members of the California delegation, urges Sec.

Jan 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) slammed the Trump administration’s proposal to allow a dangerous oil drilling spree off the coast of California, as well as across American waters in the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, and Gulf of Mexico.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the insufficient Continuing Resolution for fiscal year 2018, a stop-gap funding measure that passed the House today 231-188.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today voted against the final Republican tax scam, which will harm families across the North Coast, drive up the deficit, lavish a huge tax windfall on the wealthiest Americans, corporations, and special interests, all while threatening the economic health of our country.

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: