Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “It will be prudent for the United States to utilize all diplomatic tools to reinvigorate ongoing nuclear talks”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Huffman sent a letter dated July 18 to President Obama urging him to pursue the potential opportunity presented by Iran's recent presidential election and reinvigorate U.S. efforts to secure a negotiated nuclear agreement.

Jul 17, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to talking with Northern Californians about my work representing them in Congress”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold his first Twitter question and answer session this Thursday, July 18, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. PT and his first “Facebook  Friday” session this Friday, July 19,.

Jul 17, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need to get back to business and move America forward, not waste time with unnecessary political gimmicks.”

WASHINGTON­—Following the House GOP’s 38th vote to undermine the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Jared Huffman issued the following statement:

Jul 11, 2013 Press Release
Huffman releases 2nd “Ask Jared” video responding directly to a constituent email regarding higher education

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman released his second “Ask Jared” videos responding directly to a constituent’s email about student loans and higher education. Huffman.

Jul 11, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “By trying to appease the Tea Party fringe, the House GOP leadership has once again missed an opportunity for progress on bipartisan legislation”

WASHINGTON­—Following his “No” vote on the controversial House Farm Bill, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement:

Jul 11, 2013 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation to refinance fishery loan introduced in both House and Senate

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced bipartisan legislation to help sustain fishing communities and support jobs along the Pacific coast by refinancing a key fishing industry loan. This is Congressman Huffman’s second piece of legislation to be introduced since taking office in January.

Jul 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman spoke on the House floor and urged action to limit greenhouse gas pollution

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, today spoke out on the House floor to urge Congress to act to fight climate change.

Jul 9, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “The practice of cutting the fins off of living sharks and dumping them back in the ocean is not only cruel, but unsustainable and incredibly wasteful.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today led a bipartisan congressional letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration urging the agency to revise a proposed rule that could undermine state bans on buying or selling shark fins.

Jul 2, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I want Northern Californians to know that I’m in Washington fighting for them and, more importantly, listening to them.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael) released his first “Ask Jared” YouTube video responding directly to a constituent’s email, letter, or phone call. Today’s video is a response to an email from Carla from Corte Madera regarding the House Farm Bill’s $20 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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.