Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Mar 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined freshman Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-SC) in introducing the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act today, new bipartisan legislation to permanently ban oil and gas leasing off both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts that builds on Huffman’s earlier West Coast Ocean Protection Act.

Mar 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy Castor (FL-14) and other leading lawmakers in introducing H.R.

Mar 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, as part of Public Schools Week, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), John Katko (R-NY), Joe Neguse (D-CO), David McKinley (R-WV), Dean Phillips (D-MN), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Glen Thompson (R-PA), and U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Pat Roberts (R-KS), introduced the IDEA Full Funding Act.

Mar 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In honor of Women’s History Month, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA), along with Reps.

Mar 15, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in California’s Second Congressional District, which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border.

The annual art contest is held by the United States Congress for high school students across the country.

Mar 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and David Price (D-NC) today introduced the Local and Independent Television Protection Act to protect local television markets across the country from corporate consolidation by permanently ending the so-called “UHF discount,” an obsolete FCC loophole that the Trump Administration revived in 2017 ahead of proposed corporate media m

Mar 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—In response to the California Transportation Commission decision to fund the California Department of Transportation’s $40 million request in additional funding for environmental work for Last Chance Grade, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement:

Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted for H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a historic reform package to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people. The bill passed the house 234-193.  

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) reintroduced the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act, a bill to take lands owned by the Lytton Rancheria in Sonoma County into trust for housing and other purposes as part of the Tribe’s reservation, permanently prohibit the Tribe from using those lands and or other la

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted in support of H.J. Res. 46, a joint resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration.

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.

Jun 19, 2018 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

Washington, D.C. >> Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), along with four co-sponsors, have introduced a bill that would make Medicare available to all Americans by offering individuals the opportunity to enroll in Medicare, and allowing businesses of all sizes to purchase Medicare coverage for their employees.

Jun 18, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman blasted the Trump administration Friday for separating immigrant children from their parents, calling it “completely unacceptable and inconsistent with the values that make this country great.”

Jun 4, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

A new report says areas of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes National Seashore face potential environmental damage from the specter of offshore drilling by the Trump administration.

May 30, 2018 In The News
Public Now

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), and Nanette Barragán (D-San Pedro) today introduced the IDEA High Cost Pool Funding Act, innovative legislation to help cover the exceptional costs that can be associated with educating high-need children.

May 25, 2018 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

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