Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Dec 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “E-rate was critical to bringing basic internet connection to schools on the North Coast… but the program hasn’t kept pace with changing technology.”

WASHINGTON¬—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), along with over two dozen colleagues including Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and Don Young (R-AK), urged the FCC to modernize the federal E-rate program to better help connect schools and libraries to affordable, high-speed broadband internet access.

Dec 16, 2013 Press Release

Sonoma County—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will attend the reopening ceremony for the Camp Meeker Post Office on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific. The U.S.

Dec 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Budget agreement was far from perfect, but it avoids another government shutdown and it is better than the alternative of allowing the full sequester to continue”

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted in support of a budget compromise today that provides a measure of fiscal stability through September 30, 2015 (date), and restores $31.5 billion in non-defense sequester cuts over the next two years that would otherwise continue to undermine the economic recovery and weaken the social safety net.

Dec 11, 2013 Press Release
166 House Democrats Urge the Speaker to Immediately Bring Up Extension

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 165 House Democrats urged Speaker Boehner not to adjourn the House for the year without extending federal unemployment insurance, which is scheduled to expire Dec.

Dec 11, 2013 Press Release
166 House Democrats Urge the Speaker to Immediately Bring Up Extension

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 165 House Democrats urged Speaker Boehner not to adjourn the House for the year without extending federal unemployment insurance, which is scheduled to expire Dec.

Dec 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “The fact that it is snowing simply means that it is snowing”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke on the House Floor today and reminded his colleagues that snow in winter doesn’t disprove climate change—it just means that it snowed.

Dec 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: A successful Bay Delta Conservation Plan will protect the Trinity River and our North Coast salmon populations”

WASHINGTON­—After the release of new environmental documents for the California’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement:

Dec 6, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “The Innovation Act will benefit America’s economy and create jobs.”

WASHINGTON­—Last night Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted for H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act, a bill that takes steps to combat the problem of abusive patent litigation, known as “patent trolling.” The bill passed by the overwhelming bipartisan vote of 325-91.

Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
Huffman letter: “Congress’s work is not finished”

WASHINGTON­—Last night, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 25 members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to the leaders of the budget conference committee urging them to strike a bipartisan compromise that prevents another shutdown and avoid furthe

Nov 26, 2013 Press Release
Without swift Congressional action, on December 28, 2013, 1.3 million Americans will lose the life raft that helps them make ends meet while they search for employment

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 22 of his colleagues in the California Congressional delegation called on Speaker Boehner to extend unemployment insurance benefits for an additional year. Benefits for more than 1.3 million Americans, including 215,000 Californians, are set to expire on December 28th if Congress does not take action.

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