Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California


Latest News

Jun 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In recognition of World Refugee Day, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 47 other Members of Congress, including Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, and Rep.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s announcement that the EPA would revisit current pollution safeguards for cars in an effort to weaken them, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), and 74 other bipartisan members of Congress joined together today to urge EPA Administrator Pruitt to uphold the Clean Air Act’s model of federal-state cooperation that has allow

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Dave Reichert (R-WA), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and John Katko (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act, H.R. 2902, to level the playing field for children with disabilities and provide them with a high quality education.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s reckless withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Standing Against Dirty Diplomacy (SADD) Act, legislation to reduce the United States’ global carbon pollution footprint and ensure that U.S. taxpayer funds are not used to promote a dirty energy agenda abroad.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- – Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today led a group of 18 other West Coast members of the U.S House of Representatives in calling on the Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington to continue their climate leadership and to uphold the core tenets and goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change.

May 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s budget request, which would eliminate funding for the Marine Mammal Commission, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) led 34 members of Congress in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee today requesting full funding for the Commission and opposing the President’s request to shutter the agenc

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  New legislation introduced today by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will strengthen ethical standards for political appointees in the executive branch, closing loopholes and elevating into federal law standards that are currently up to the President to determine and enforce.

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) welcomed the announcement today that his innovative proposal to help connect rural communities to high-speed internet will be featured at an upcoming hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 1628, the TrumpCare bill. The bill passed the House of Representatives 217-213 with only Republican votes.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congress is refusing to provide disaster relief assistance to California’s hard-hit fishing communities this week, but Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Jackie Speier (D- Hillsborough) are not giving up the fight.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Willits News

With a new legislative session well underway, local legislators have had their hands full addressing the rising costs of drugs, cannabis taxation and regulation and Native American tribal rights, amid other issues with regional implications.

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Ukiah Daily Journal

After years of drought, Mendocino County is finally getting its fair share (and then some) of rainfall this winter.

And since so much water is falling from the sky, many in the Ukiah Valley are wondering when, if ever, more of it might be stored in Lake Mendocino?

Feb 15, 2017 In The News
Press Democrat

Sonoma County’s two Democratic congressmen, Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman, called Wednesday for an independent investigation of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia and castigated their House Republican colleagues for stonewalling amid the escalating scandal.

Feb 7, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

Humboldt County’s congressional representative Jared Huffman and 17 of his California colleagues urged California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday to “vigorously and publicly” investigate oil companies such as Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading the public about the causes and dangers of climate change.


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: