Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California


Latest News

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) should not permit the proposed Pebble Mine to destroy thousands of acres of wetlands in Alaska and threaten the most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world, urged Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 53 othe

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, landmark legislation that expands protections of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and other federal civil rights laws by setting a national standard to prohibit any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) helped secure an additional $1 billion in the House federal funding proposal for the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), over both last year’s funding level and President Trump’s budget request, which would represent the special education program’s largest increase in funding since 2004.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Sonoma County Airport has received a $10 million federal grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin construction on a terminal expansion. 

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) successfully added an amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act that will protect federal funding for post-disaster emergency relief construction projects, such as road repair projects currently underway in Humboldt, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Public Lands Telecommunications Act to unlock new opportunities for responsible broadband infrastructure deployment on and near federal public lands.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Eden Winniford of Cloverdale High School is the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, to require the Trump administration to remain in the Paris climate agreement and to develop a serious plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce carbon pollution. Rep.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- The House Committee on Natural Resources today approved, by a vote of 22 to 14, the bipartisan Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, legislation spearheaded by Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The bill repeals a controversial provision included in President Trump’s 2017 tax law that started an oil and gas drilling process for the fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Today’s overwhelming vote is the last committee step for Huffman’s bill before a vote on the House floor.
Apr 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee, introduced the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Sea Grant College Program through 2025.

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

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

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.


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: