Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Oct 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After the Trump administration announced a rollback of federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas pollution standards, which would target states’ ability to set their own higher standards, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) led 68 bipartisan members of Congress in a letter urging Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to uphold the Clean Air Act’s mod

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, urging that the Land and Water Conservation Fund be permanently reauthorized and fully funded before it expires on September 30, 2018.

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined 65 Democratic Members of Congress to send the following statement to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) secured two key North Coast wins in the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed the House of Representatives: improving rural air service for small community airports like the California Redwood Coast - Humboldt County Airport and increasing the equitable treatment of forestry and fire protection pilots.
Sep 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The United States House of Representatives voted today to pass a bill authored by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) regarding management of the Point Reyes National Seashore and the historic working ranches and dairies that are part of the seashore’s unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values. 

Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- As the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court continues, the co-founders of the Congressional Freethought Caucus, Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), led congressional colleagues in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee outlining Kavanaugh’s alarming record on core American principles of state-church separation and religious liberty.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has introduced proposed legislation regarding management of the Point Reyes National Seashore and the historic working ranches and dairies that are part of the seashore’s unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values. Huffman’s bill clarifies Congress’ longstanding intent and makes good on former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s 2012 promise that existing sustainable ranching activities within the Seashore will continue and ranching families will receive the benefit of long-term leases.
Aug 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that California has been awarded $99.324 million that must be spent on disaster recovery across the state, including in Sonoma County and Mendocino County.

Aug 7, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan letter cites catastrophic scope of Mendocino Complex, Carr, and Steele Fires
San Rafael, CA- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined Northern California colleagues Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) and John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) in leading 24 other bipartisan members of the California congressional delegation, including Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, on a letter to President Trump today asking him to immediately grant California Governor Jerry Brown’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the destructive wildfires that have hit Northern California over the past two weeks.
Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
Huffman’s newly unveiled legislation to protect wild places and rivers incorporates community input from public listening sessions and stakeholder meetings
Washington, D.C.- After incorporating community input and ideas from across Northwest California, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced improved legislation today to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and protect many of Northwest California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams.

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