Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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May 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 today, including key North Coast and environmental priorities authored by Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the committee. The bill will next head to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

May 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- To halt the oil and gas drilling exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge currently being rushed by the Trump administration, Vice-Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Donald McEachin (D-VA), and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today introduced the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act.
May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Republicans’ deeply flawed, unpopular Farm Bill, which was rejected by the House of Representatives, that would have cut vital nutrition assistance programs that keep 40 million Americans from going hungry, failed to support economic opportunity for rural America, and weakened environmental protections.

May 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today signed a discharge petition to restore open internet protections, a procedural step that could force a vote over the objection of Speaker Paul Ryan and the House Republican majority who have refused to even debate restoring the net neutrality rules that the Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dismantled in December.
May 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Jaslyn Ortiz of Cloverdale High School is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and renew economic sanctions on Iran, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement:

Apr 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced the launch of the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral values, protect the secular character of our government, and champion the value of freedom of thought worldwide.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) today introduced new legislation to reshape a key federal farm program to improve water and air quality, soil and wildlife habitat, while supporting and improving agricultural operations.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  To celebrate the importance of rational thought, science, and logic in public policy decisions, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), today offered a resolution to designate May 3rd as a National Day of Reason.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) joined Representatives Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Mark Sanford (R-SC), Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Steve Knight (R-CA) in announcing their introduction of the bipartisan Protecting American Solar Jobs Act (H.R. 5571).

Feb 24, 2018 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

Congressman Jared Huffman stopped in Crescent City Friday afternoon to discuss state and local topics with residents.

Billed “Coffee with your Congressman,” the town hall style meeting in the wastewater treatment facility conference room gave people a chance to simply present concerns, opinions and some ideas.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

A group of lawmakers including Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) called for the Department of Justice Wednesday 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.

Jan 30, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

John Schutt, chairman of the Humboldt County Republican Central Committee, and California 2nd District Rep. Jared Huffman both shared their thoughts with the Times-Standard Tuesday following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 18, 2018 In The News
Marin Independent Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman and two other members of Congress have taken the lead in a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke protesting the Trump administration’s offshore oil drilling plan.

“There are going to be waves of litigation over this,” said Huffman, D-San Rafael.

Jan 8, 2018 In The News
Redwood Times

The Trump administration moved Thursday to vastly expand offshore drilling with a plan that would open up federal waters off California for the first time in more than three decades.

Dec 16, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, urging him to recover $84.8 million in taxpayer money that was identified in a recent inspector general report detailing how the funds were misspent, according to information released Friday by Huffman’s office.

Nov 18, 2017 In The News
SF Gate

Stunned that a White House request for $44 billion in disaster relief funds didn’t include a penny for fire victims in Northern California, two North Bay congressmen delivered a strong rebuke to President Trump on Saturday.

“These are Americans in a time of need, and the administration is supposed to be helping, not playing political games,” said Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena.

Nov 9, 2017 In The News
The Washington Post

For years, as he rose from California state government to Congress, Jared Huffman felt justified — even a bit smug, perhaps — when he’d decline to answer questionnaires about his religious beliefs.

Oct 19, 2017 In The News
The Mendocino Voice

Congressman Jared Huffman made a visit to the Mendocino Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Tuesday to give an update on the rebuilding efforts, then visited the newly opened Local Assistance Center at Mendocino College.

Oct 11, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

The following is a press release issued by the office of California 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman:

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast: