Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The large-scale display of Confederate flags in national veterans cemeteries will no longer be allowed, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced in a letter to Congress.

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $897,200 in federal funds to health centers across Huffman’s Congressional District to expand on their achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) today applauded the Obama Administration for its bold new announcement of a cross government partnership, the “Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative,” which includes an expansion of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs. This administrative action comes after Reps.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that would improve how adoptions are conducted in the United States, including improving home study standards through the creation of a national standard and registry.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Tonight, the House Committee on Rules shut down public debate and votes on two amendments offered by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to stop sales of Confederate flag merchandise in National Park Service (NPS) stores and to disallow any grave in any Federal cemetery operated by the Park Service to be decorated with a Confederate flag. 

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Washington, D.C.- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must act now to ensure that no one honoring loved ones at America’s veterans cemeteries on Memorial Day, a day intended to recognize those who died in service to our country, is met with the hurtful, racist symbol of the Confederate battle flag, urged Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Keith Elli

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted for the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a bipartisan compromise that takes key steps toward fixing America’s broken mental health system.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that he will hold a district-wide landscape photography competition starting Wednesday, July 6th.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In the dead of night while civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) led Congressional Democrats in righteous protest to call for a vote on gun safety, Congressional Republicans added insult to injury by quickly reversing an earlier vote on a provision by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), and Rep.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the second Congressional District of California has received more than $1 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs.