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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) is launching a brand-new podcast, “Off the Cuff with Rep. Huffman,” which will go live on Tuesday, December 13th.