Sonoma County, CA.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has suspended all non-criminal immigration enforcement operations at wildfire evacuation sites or shelters due to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast.
Sonoma County, CA- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast:
Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced by Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) would, if signed into law, end federal immigration proceedings against Hugo Mejia, an upstanding resident of Marin who has been held for over four months by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and kept from his family.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C.- As the national dialogue heats up around healthcare and Americans are seeking real solutions that address their long-term needs, Reps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.