Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a destructive, partisan funding bill for fiscal year 2018 that would cut much-needed funding and investments from national priorities like education, infrastructure, and health care, while undermining the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect clean air and clean water.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a policy that has shielded undocumented young adults who were brought to the U.S. as children:

Aug 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) introduced two amendments to ensure that American taxpayers are no longer forced to pay the salaries of two of Donald Trump’s political appointees, Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller, whose work has emboldened white nationalists and sowed division, bigotry, and hate.

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 69 members of Congress in urging Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke to protect the Arctic Ocean from dangerous activities by the oil & gas industry and exclude all new Arctic Ocean lease sales from any future offshore drilling plan.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced he is calling for public input on his newly-unveiled draft legislation to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and protect Northern California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams on federal lands.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As the national dialogue heats up around healthcare and Americans are seeking real solutions that address their long-term needs, Reps.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and David Price (D-NC) would 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 wants to revive to benefit right-wing media conglomerates.

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.

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.