Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

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.

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:

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