Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Eden Winniford of Cloverdale High School is the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, to require the Trump administration to remain in the Paris climate agreement and to develop a serious plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce carbon pollution. Rep.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- The House Committee on Natural Resources today approved, by a vote of 22 to 14, the bipartisan Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, legislation spearheaded by Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The bill repeals a controversial provision included in President Trump’s 2017 tax law that started an oil and gas drilling process for the fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Today’s overwhelming vote is the last committee step for Huffman’s bill before a vote on the House floor.
Apr 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee, introduced the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Sea Grant College Program through 2025.

Apr 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) today announced that $29.65 million in long-awaited federal assistance will be finally delivered on June 1st to North Coast fishing communities that suffered major economic impacts due to fisheries disasters dating back to 2015.

Apr 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Federal Leadership in Energy Efficient Transportation (FLEET) Act of 2019, legislation to make the American transportation sector cleaner by transforming the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) federal fleet into a national leader in fuel efficiency and technological innovation.

Apr 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and a group of bipartisan California lawmakers today sent a congressional letter urging the president to approve California’s request for a major disaster declaration for flooding damage.

Apr 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, - Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections in a partisan attack last year.  The Save the Internet Act passed the House by a vote of  232-190.

Apr 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that Mendocino County has been awarded $397,180 in new federal support for fire recovery efforts from the Economic Development Agency (EDA).

Apr 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to the State of California’s request for a major disaster declaration for the widespread damage and flooding caused by atmospheric river storm systems sweeping the North Coast and state beginning in February 2019, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) is spearheading a congressional letter to urge for presidential approval. He released the following statement:

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.