Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 27, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We continue to have these pep rallies for the oil and gas industry while real problems are simply, for some reason, off the table.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) slammed the House Budget Committee leadership for wasting time while refusing to take the necessary steps to move forward on a long-overdue federal budget resolution.

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Photography competition will showcase what is without a doubt the most beautiful Congressional District in the nation.”

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

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “America is a symbol of freedom and equality, and today’s decisions brought us one step closer to realizing that promise for all Americans.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, and issued a ruling in the Proposition 8 case that allows same-sex marriages to resume in California:

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “America is a symbol of freedom and equality, and today’s decisions brought us one step closer to realizing that promise for all Americans.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, and issued a ruling in the Proposition 8 case that allows same-sex marriages to resume in California:

Jun 25, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “California has taken bold steps to combat climate change, and I’m glad that President Obama is taking up the challenge on a federal level.

WASHINGTON­—Following President Obama’s announcement of a new Climate Action Plan to fight climate change by cutting carbon pollution and increasing renewable energy production, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement supporting immediate congressional action:

Jun 21, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “The House GOP leadership has once again allowed the Tea Party fringe to thwart an opportunity for important, bipartisan legislation.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted against the House Farm Bill last night. The House Farm Bill was defeated by a bipartisan vote of 195-234.

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: It’s shameful that Congress cannot agree on a federal budget—and that congressional leaders would choose to not even try.

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) called upon Speaker Boehner to appoint representatives to a conference committee on the budget so Congress can reach an agreement that creates jobs, strengthens the middle class, and reduces the deficit.

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release
Continue to oppose Governor Brown’s flawed plan for the Bay-Delta Region

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, several U.S. Representatives from northern California met with Secretary Sally Jewell of the U.S. Department of the Interior to discuss the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP).  The members expressed their opposition to Governor Jerry Brown’s flawed plan for the BDCP and lack of input from stakeholders in the Bay-Delta Region.

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: "I will continue to oppose efforts by extreme right-wing ideologues to turn back the clock 50 years on reproductive choice and endangers the lives of women.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman released the following statement after voting no on H.R. 1797 last night, which bans abortions after 20 weeks, with no exception to protect a woman’s health.

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