Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Dave Reichert (R-WA), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and John Katko (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act, H.R. 2902, to level the playing field for children with disabilities and provide them with a high quality education.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s reckless withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Standing Against Dirty Diplomacy (SADD) Act, legislation to reduce the United States’ global carbon pollution footprint and ensure that U.S. taxpayer funds are not used to promote a dirty energy agenda abroad.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- – Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today led a group of 18 other West Coast members of the U.S House of Representatives in calling on the Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington to continue their climate leadership and to uphold the core tenets and goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change.

May 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s budget request, which would eliminate funding for the Marine Mammal Commission, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) led 34 members of Congress in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee today requesting full funding for the Commission and opposing the President’s request to shutter the agenc

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  New legislation introduced today by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will strengthen ethical standards for political appointees in the executive branch, closing loopholes and elevating into federal law standards that are currently up to the President to determine and enforce.

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) welcomed the announcement today that his innovative proposal to help connect rural communities to high-speed internet will be featured at an upcoming hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 1628, the TrumpCare bill. The bill passed the House of Representatives 217-213 with only Republican votes.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congress is refusing to provide disaster relief assistance to California’s hard-hit fishing communities this week, but Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Jackie Speier (D- Hillsborough) are not giving up the fight.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Today, Congressman Jared Huffman voted for the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 to avoid a destructive government shutdown and to provide funding to key federal projects and agencies through the end of fiscal year, September 30, 2017.  It was approved by a bipartisan House vote of 309-118.

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As thousands of Americans gather for the People’s Climate March this weekend, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the ‘Keep it in the Ground Act’ to reduce carbon emissions and break our nation’s addiction to fossil fuels by permanently barring new fossil fuel leases on all federal public lands and in federal waters.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

About 75 percent of the seats in Crescent Elk Auditorium were full for a town hall style meeting with Congressman Jared Huffman (D) Monday night.  

In his opening comments, Huffman touched on many local, state and federal issues of concern to residents. 

 He said he is hopeful that Congress can soon work together on a bold U.S. infrastructure package. 

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Mar 15, 2017 In The News
The Press Democrat

A major transit hub in San Rafael will be reconfigured during construction of a commuter rail line extension to Larkspur to ease traffic concerns in Marin County’s largest city, Rep. Jared Huffman announced Wednesday.

The new plan calls for buses that service some 9,000 passengers daily to remain on the grounds of the Bettini Transit Station, rather than circulating on city streets.

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Mar 13, 2017 In The News
KTVU News

The battle over the new healthcare plan has been a divisive issue across the country. People around the Bay Area are making sure their voices are heard. Now, the battle moves to full scale political war where a lot is at stake.  

 At high noon, a crowd of almost 2,000 gathered at the Marin Civic Center for a Town Hall Meeting with North Bay Congressman Jared Huffman.

Mar 4, 2017 In The News
Marin IJ

Ninety-five-year-old Phyllis Gould of Fairfax made history during World War II as one of the women who collectively became known as Rosie the Riveter. Now she’s determined to make history again, spearheading a campaign for a national Rosie the Riveter Day as part of Women’s History Month.

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Mar 3, 2017 In The News
Mad River Union

Moving to assuage North Coast deportation fears, U.S. Representative Jared Huffman (D-2nd District) is pressing for rumor control, collaboration with local law enforcement and bipartisan moves in Congress to protect Dreamers (immigrant minors) from the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.

Mar 1, 2017 In The News
Washington Post

I sat in the gallery above the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday night surrounded by a broad cross-section of American society that had gathered to witness the national institution known as the State of the Union, or the Address to a Joint Session of Congress as it is known during a new president’s first year in office.

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Feb 28, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Sonoma County’s two members of Congress said President Donald Trump made expansive promises and talked about spending trillions of taxpayer dollars in a speech Tuesday night that was short on explaining how any of it will be done.

Feb 24, 2017 In The News
North Coast Journal

There were no shouting matches, angry jeers, seas of protest signs or calls for his ouster in 2018. Unlike the rancorous town halls some members of Congress are facing across the nation, North Coast Representative Jared Huffman’s meeting in Arcata was a rather friendly affair, often punctuated by bursts of applause, cheers and even laughter at his pithy jabs at the new administration.

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Feb 23, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

An estimated 1,200 people attended a town hall meeting put on by Rep. Jared Huffman to discuss local, state and national policies that affect the North Coast.