Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  A group of 36 Democratic lawmakers, led by Reps.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) unveiled climate legislation that would transition the United States to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.  

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to the slew of damaging environmental legislation being considered by the 115th Congress, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced two bills to bring new transparency to energy policy.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House 344-81. The bill authorizes $621.5 billion in “base budget” spending at the Department of Defense and the defense functions of the Department of Energy.

Jul 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As advocates head to the Mexican Embassy tomorrow for the first of many gatherings in recognition of International Save the Vaquita Day and to hold the Mexican government to its promise to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, native to Mexico's Gulf of California, Rep.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis is considering a six-month delay in implementing a policy change to permit transgender individuals to enter the military, Rep.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The troubling congressional testimony of President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last month prompted Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Katherine Clark (D-MA) to set the record straight to the Secretary about the important role of federal education law in protecting all students, including those with disabilities.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As Americans head to community town halls in droves and look to give back to their community, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Rep.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 3004.  

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, Rep. Huffman (D-CA) voted against H.R. 2936, The Resilient Federal Forest Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Westerman (R-AR), which was approved by the House Committee on Natural Resources on a near party-line vote. 

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.