Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Dec 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today applauded the Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that they will deny the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross Lake Oahe and will issue a full environmental impact statement on the effects of the pipeline.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --  Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) joins Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) in cosponsoring legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any conflicts of interest with regard to financial interests and official responsibilities.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) joins Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) in cosponsoring the No Religious Registry Act (H.R. 6382) to ensure individuals of all faiths are protected from the establishment of a national religious registry.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to approve the 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan bill that will increase funding to combat the opioid addiction crisis, modernize the approval process for potentially life-saving drugs, update mental health programs for the first time in a decade, fund vital research initiatives including Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonsh

Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) today requested an immediate meeting with White House and Department of Justice officials to demand accountability for alarming treatment of Water Protectors and peaceful demonstrators at the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, and to denounce the closure of the Oceti Sakowin camp.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) today joined 169 Democratic members of the U.S. House in sending a letter, led by David Cicilline of Rhode Island, to President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the appointment of Stephen Bannon, a man who has helped lead a white nationalist, anti-Semitic, and sexist movement as chairman of Breitbart Media.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) today announced an award of $61,294,444 from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP) to San Rafael-based nonprofit, Roots of Peace.

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- President Obama should take concrete steps to reduce the tensions at the Dakota Access Pipeline, argued Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and 21 members of Congress in a letter to the White House.

Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced that they are calling on all veterans of the Korean War living in Sonoma County to contact Rep. Thompson’s Santa Rosa District Office.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a major federal grant for Humboldt State University (HSU) to improve and expand the university’s capacity to help Hispanic and low-income students graduate. The U.S.