Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California


Latest News

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:

Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-– After incorporating community input and ideas from across northwest California, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced his legislation today to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and permanently protect many of northwest California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams.

Apr 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Water, Oceans, & Wildlife Subcommittee Chair Rep.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Legislation introduced today by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will strengthen conflict-of-interest standards for political appointees in the executive branch, closing loopholes and elevating into federal law ethics standards that are currently up to the President to determine and enforce.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-– Today, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass H.Res. 271, a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s participation in the Texas v. U.S. health care lawsuit seeking to strike down protections for people with pre-existing conditions and the entirety of the Affordable Care Act.

Sep 18, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

It long ago ceased to be surprising when our president made outrageous comments via Twitter.


We try to ignore these social media outbursts, but Donald Trump’s Twitter blast about California’s wildfires was so thoroughly inaccurate that it demands a response.

Aug 28, 2018 In The News

A group of Northern California U.S. legislators are demanding an investigation into whether data throttling during the Mendocino Complex fires was unfair or deceptive.

Aug 22, 2018 In The News
Trinity Journal

Rep. Jared Huffman hopped onto a small plane last Thursday to get a bird’s-eye view of the area encompassed by the wilderness and forests act he introduced in July. He also got a ground tour of a fuels reduction project planned in Southern Trinity County.

Aug 15, 2018 In The News

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $212 million in disaster recovery grants for housing and economic revitalization and infrastructure improvements in California. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News
Lake County News

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – On Tuesday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City), together with neighboring Representatives Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman, sent a letter to President Trump supporting Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for a major disaster declaration for Lake, Napa and Mendocino counties in response to the Steele and Mendocino Complex fires. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat
Jul 30, 2018 In The News
Eureka Times Standard

California 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman said while it is unusual to include active logging in a wilderness protection bill, the bill he introduced to Congress on Friday is not your everyday piece of environmental legislation.

Jul 27, 2018 In The News
The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen are going to need a bailout, too.

Jul 20, 2018 In The News
North Coast Journal

North Coast lawmakers announced this morning a pair of efforts in direct response to President Donald Trump’s widely criticized remarks in Helsinki, Finland, Monday during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he refrained from criticizing the Russian dictator and cast doubt on whether the country interfered in the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 17, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

Rep. Jared Huffman, the Democratic congressman from San Rafael, was far from home — by about 5,600 miles — when he briefly stepped into North Korea.


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: