Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 34 members of Congress in urging Attorney General Loretta Lynch to immediately appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate President-elect Donald

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today secured a twenty-year ban on new mining projects in an ecologically and economically critical region in Southwest Oregon.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  In response to President Obama’s historic announcement to expand the California Coastal National Monument to protect 6,230 new acres of land, including three properties in Humboldt County — Trinidad Head, Waluplh-Lighthouse Ranch, and Lost Coast Headlands — Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement: 

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) led a bipartisan group of 5 members of Congress in reintroducing the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act today, legislation to amend Federal tax law to clarify that homeowners do not need to pay income tax when they receive rebates from water utilities for water conservation and water runoff management improvements that they have made.
Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted against H. Res. 11, disapproving the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. Congressman Huffman instead cosponsored and voted to support an alternative House resolution supporting a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while giving a balanced and non-polarized explanation of the recent U.S. abstention on the vote at the U.N. Security Council.
Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- On the first day of the 115th Congress, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 14 coastal lawmakers in reintroducing the West Coast Ocean Protection Act, a bill to permanently protect the California, Oregon, and Washington coasts from the dangers of offshore drilling, safeguarding the $44 billion coastal economies of the region that support nearly 650,000 jobs.

Dec 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  President Obama’s bold announcement that he will permanently protect 3.8 million publicly-owned acres in the Atlantic Ocean off the East Coast and 115 million acres in the U.S.

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today urged Chairman Jason Chaffetz of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to launch a bipartisan investigation into any interference by Russia in the 2016 presidential election.

Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the second FY 2017 Continuing Resolution, which passed the House today 326-96, calling attention to its kick-the-can approach instead of considering a full year spending measure, and for the underfunding of key local and national priorities in the bill.

Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) would amend the Logan Act to ensure that U.S. foreign policy is conducted only by the sitting President, enshrining into law the longstanding policy that only one President serves at a time.