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In the wake of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, the North Coast’s two congressmen on Monday urged Americans to help change the nation’s gun laws.
Compiled from a Yurok Tribe press release:
North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced the Yurok Lands Act, a pivotal piece of legislation that tribal officials said aims to strengthen self-governance and sovereignty and improve tribal infrastructure.
A San Rafael man being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement since May under threat of deportation would be released and allowed to stay in the country under a new bill introduced by Rep. Jared Huffman.
Local representatives, state Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) and Rep. Jared Huffman (D–San Rafael), released separate statements Tuesday decrying President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a policy that has shielded undocumented young adults who were brought to the United States as children.
With the Trump administration considering reducing the size of 11 marine sanctuaries — including two off Marin’s shores — Rep. Jared Huffman, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, former congresswoman Lynn Woolsey and others gathered at the Bay Model in Sausalito on Wednesday morning to rally support for the underwater parks.
San Rafael city leaders took what some said was a small step forward this week to acknowledge the state Legislature’s pending unofficially named “sanctuary state” bill — but stopped short of sending a letter of support, as some residents had demanded for weeks.
Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) was awarded the first Excellence in Partnership Award Tuesday by the Yurok Tribal Council.
In the second of four meetings in the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman offered information about a yet-to-be introduced bill and asked for public input Tuesday in Crescent City.
A printed summary of the draft bill, along with a map of the affected areas, was provided to the audience.
North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) is among 69 members of Congress who are urging Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to cease actions initiating review of the offshore drilling schedule for the next five years, according to a release from Huffman’s office.
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-2nd District-San Rafael) is requesting public input on his new draft legislation to protect Northern California’s wild places and streams on public lands. The legislation features three primary goals including: