“Huffman: I was glad to speak with Northern Californians about what exactly I’m doing to end the government shutdown”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held a Telephone Town Hall yesterday with constituents from California’s 2nd Congressional District. Huffman discussed the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis and what he is doing to reopen our government and avert economic catastrophe. More than 10,000 constituents participated in the call.
Huffman: “Worse than fiddling while Rome burns ”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) slammed the House Oversight and Reform Committee for holding a hearing devised solely to berate the National Parks Service director. This hearing was nothing more than a spectacle staged for right-wing media and solved nothing, all while Senate leaders were announcing a deal to reopen the government and avoid a default.
Huffman’s Second Telephone Town Hall as a Congressman
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. PT. Huffman will take questions regarding his efforts to end the government shutdown as well as his work and priorities representing the North Coast in Congress.
Middle school students emailed Congressman Huffman to learn more about shutdown; Huffman responds
WASHINGTON—On Friday, October 11, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined middle school students from White Hill Middle School in Fairfax, California, via video call and answered questions about the government shutdown, health care, and the deficit. Students from Mr.
Huffman: “Visitors from all over America, and in fact all over the world, come to the North Coast’s public lands. Let’s have an up or down vote to reopen our public lands and, indeed, to reopen our government.”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and nine other members of the California Democratic House Delegation took to the House floor to decry the continued devastation wrought by the government shutdown on California’s economy, all while there are sufficient bipartisan votes to reop
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to talking with Northern Californians about what I’m doing to end the government shutdown”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Twitter question and answer session and “Facebook Friday” this Friday, October 11. He will answer questions on Twitter from 11:00-11:30 a.m. PT and will be answering questions for his “Facebook Friday” throughout the day.
Huffman: “This will serve as a guide for partnerships across the country”
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced a historic accord on a shared responsibility and common strategy to combat poaching of critically low populations of steelhead and coho salmon on the Garcia River in northern California.
Washington, D.C. – Today, 200 Members of the House Democratic Caucus, led by Congressmen Timothy H. Bishop and Patrick Murphy, sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner demanding a vote on behalf of the American people on the Senate-passed continuing resolution, which would reopen government and end the detrimental, five day long Republican Government Shutdown.
Huffman: “A bill that has already won bipartisan support is our best opportunity to break this logjam and fix this broken immigration system”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he is an original co-sponsor of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15), introduced by more than 100 House Democrats and based on the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in June.
Huffman: “I’ll work to ensure responsible stewardship of our natural resources that we all enjoy and that Northern California relies on”
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that he has been named to the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, responsible for the oversight of all matters related to the National Park System, U.S. Forests, and other public lands, as well as major environmental statutes like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).