Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, the Office of Management and Budget delivered its request to Congress for supplemental disaster relief funding following recent disasters across the country. While the request includes anemic supplemental funding for states ravaged by hurricanes, it contains no funding whatsoever for rebuilding the communities in California devastated by the recent wildfires.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today voted against the House Republican tax scam, which would harm families across the North Coast, drive up the deficit, lavish a huge tax windfall on the wealthiest Americans, and threaten the economic health of our country. The Republican tax scam, H.R. 1 passed the House on a party-line vote, 227-205.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Conference Report on H.R.

Oct 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In face of the wildfires that devastated Northern California, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D- St. Helena) offered a comprehensive, common-sense amendment to better equip federal and state forestry and wildfire agencies against the continuing threat of wildfires.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After hearing that some eligible applicants are going without federal assistance in the wake of October’s wildfire disaster because of concerns they might expose family members and others to deportation, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) today led a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) asking for clarification on the agency’s immigration policies.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

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: 

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

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