Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California


Latest News

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.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has introduced proposed legislation 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. Huffman’s bill clarifies Congress’ longstanding intent and makes good on former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s 2012 promise that existing sustainable ranching activities within the Seashore will continue and ranching families will receive the benefit of long-term leases.
Aug 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that California has been awarded $99.324 million that must be spent on disaster recovery across the state, including in Sonoma County and Mendocino County.

Aug 7, 2018 Press Release
San Rafael, CA- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined Northern California colleagues Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) and John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) in leading 24 other bipartisan members of the California congressional delegation, including Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, on a letter to President Trump today asking him to immediately grant California Governor Jerry Brown’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the destructive wildfires that have hit Northern California over the past two weeks.
Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- After incorporating community input and ideas from across Northwest California, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced improved legislation today to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and protect many of Northwest California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams.
Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-GA) introduced the Protecting Access to Classified Information in Elections Act, new legislation to modernize and standardize the way candidates for President and Vice President are granted access to national security secrets.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Following President Donald Trump’s secretive private meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced new legislation to impose sanctions on the people and companies working on the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that is designed to allow Russia to exert greater control over the energy stability of Ameri

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After returning from the first bipartisan congressional delegation trip to South Korea since President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement:

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- During debate on the floor of the House of Representatives today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led the opposition to H.R. 200, a partisan reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that undermines the nation’s most important fisheries management law.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- In light of the ongoing investigations into conflicts of interest at President Trump’s Department of the Interior, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) took to the floor today to offer a motion to prevent the Department of the Interior from giving away any publicly owned infrastructure to anyone who retained the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of the department as a lobbyist in the past three years. The Republican majority defeated Huffman’s Motion to Recommit on a party-line vote of 230-187.
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.

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.

Jul 9, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

For the second time since 2016, North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has introduced a bill to address the closure of United States Postal Service facilities along the North Coast and the consolidation of mail service in the region.

Jul 5, 2018 In The News
North Coast Journal

A diverse crowd of protesters stretching three city blocks made their way through the streets of Old Town Eureka on Saturday, peacefully decrying the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the border and demanding the reunification of separated families.

Jun 25, 2018 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Ahead of a recent Washington D.C. public meeting on the Trump administration’s proposal to allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 100 members of Congress in saying “NO” to oil and gas drilling in the Refuge’s protected Coastal Plain.

Jun 22, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

Nearly $26 million of relief from the federal government is on its way to fishermen and women affected by the ill-fated commercial Dungeness crab season in the North Coast three years ago.


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: