Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-GA) introduced the Protecting Access to Classified Information in Elections Act, new legislation to modernize and standardize the way candidates for President and Vice President are granted access to national security secrets.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Following President Donald Trump’s secretive private meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced new legislation to impose sanctions on the people and companies working on the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that is designed to allow Russia to exert greater control over the energy stability of Ameri

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After returning from the first bipartisan congressional delegation trip to South Korea since President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement:

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- During debate on the floor of the House of Representatives today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led the opposition to H.R. 200, a partisan reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that undermines the nation’s most important fisheries management law.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- In light of the ongoing investigations into conflicts of interest at President Trump’s Department of the Interior, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) took to the floor today to offer a motion to prevent the Department of the Interior from giving away any publicly owned infrastructure to anyone who retained the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of the department as a lobbyist in the past three years. The Republican majority defeated Huffman’s Motion to Recommit on a party-line vote of 230-187.
Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- During debate on the floor of the House of Representatives today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led the opposition to H.R. 200, a partisan reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that undermines the nation’s most important fisheries management law.

Jun 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), David McKinley (R- WV), Jose Serrano (D-NY), Evan Jenkins (R-WV), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) today reintroduced the Stop Postal Closures Act, bipartisan legislation to end the misguided closure and consolidations of mail processing facilities across the country.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 6136, a Republican anti-immigrant bill negotiated by Speaker Paul Ryan, that fails to solve the family separation crisis created by President Trump, expands on President Trump’s “zero tolerance” anti-immigration agenda while making legal family immigration more difficult, and continues to put DREAMers in jeopardy. The bill was rejected by a bipartisan margin of 121-301, and followed an earlier – and even more extreme – Republican immigration proposal rejected last week by the House.
Jun 15, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Ahead of today’s Washington D.C. public meeting on the Trump administration’s destructive 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.
May 29, 2018 Press Release

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.

Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Patheos

Beginning in 2015, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) introduced a formal resolution in support of the National Day of Reason. His defeat in 2016, despite coming at the hands of another Democrat, put future versions of that legislation in peril. But fellow Californian Rep. Ted Lieu picked up where Honda left off, introducing similar legislation last year.

Apr 24, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

It used to be that annoying telemarketers mostly rang at dinnertime. If you weren’t home, you missed the call. Now, people carry their phones everywhere, and the telemarketers have become scammers with advanced tools to reach them. There’s seemingly no escape, but a new bill in Congress aims to give people a fighting chance.

Apr 11, 2018 In The News
Times-Herald

California was awarded $212 million in federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant — Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program to provide long-term recovery from the devastating fires of 2017, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) and Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced.

Apr 4, 2018 In The News
Trinity Journal

Trinity County. I expect the “wilderness ad hoc committee” established by the Board of Supervisors March 6 will find as much.

Mar 27, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman and two other members of Congress on Tuesday kicked off a discussion on offshore oil drilling with a clear message to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke regarding the Trump administration’s plan for California.

Mar 18, 2018 In The News
The Press Democrat

SAN RAFAEL — Congressman Jared Huffman challenged hundreds of North Bay teens Sunday at a summit on school safety and gun violence protection to maintain their momentum pushing for stricter gun laws.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News
Bohemian

"Yes, I have seen it and I'm calling this story 'Covfefe in the Car with my Congressman," I tell Huffman, a riff off the Donald Trump neologism that emerged from the president's Tweeting fingers last year.

Mar 5, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Democratic congressman, who has joined as co-sponsor of articles of impeachment against Trump. Huffman, a vocal critic of Trump for many months, said, “Now it’s becoming so compelling and imperative that it feels like the right time (to sign on).”

Mar 1, 2018 In The News
Marin Independent Journal

When students in Katherine Sanford’s sixth- and seventh-grade social studies class at Lagunitas Middle School sent individual emails Feb. 15 to Rep. Jared Huffman, they had no idea he would respond two weeks later with an in-person visit.

Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

North Coast U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman signed on as a co-sponsor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, stating his oath to defend the U.S. Constitution compels him to “provide checks and balances on executive power.”

Videos

Feb 1, 2016 Video

Washington - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, which includes a provision by Rep. Huffman to increase affordable housing in West Marin. The bill requires the Coast Guard to convey its roughly 30-acre property located in Point Reyes Station to the County of Marin. Full text of Huffman’s speech can be found below: