Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
Controversial mining proposal directly threatens the Bristol Bay watershed—its people, its salmon, and the multimillion-dollar national fishing industry it supports

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) should not permit the proposed Pebble Mine to destroy thousands of acres of wetlands in Alaska and threaten the most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world, urged Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 53 othe

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, landmark legislation that expands protections of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and other federal civil rights laws by setting a national standard to prohibit any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) helped secure an additional $1 billion in the House federal funding proposal for the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), over both last year’s funding level and President Trump’s budget request, which would represent the special education program’s largest increase in funding since 2004.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Sonoma County Airport has received a $10 million federal grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin construction on a terminal expansion. 

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) successfully added an amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act that will protect federal funding for post-disaster emergency relief construction projects, such as road repair projects currently underway in Humboldt, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Public Lands Telecommunications Act to unlock new opportunities for responsible broadband infrastructure deployment on and near federal public lands.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Eden Winniford of Cloverdale High School is the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, to require the Trump administration to remain in the Paris climate agreement and to develop a serious plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce carbon pollution. Rep.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- The House Committee on Natural Resources today approved, by a vote of 22 to 14, the bipartisan Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, legislation spearheaded by Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The bill repeals a controversial provision included in President Trump’s 2017 tax law that started an oil and gas drilling process for the fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Today’s overwhelming vote is the last committee step for Huffman’s bill before a vote on the House floor.
Apr 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee, introduced the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Sea Grant College Program through 2025.

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