Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman on Clean Energy: “If We’re Interested in Winning the Future, We Must Make Forward-Looking Programs a Priority”

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today offered his first amendment as a Member of Congress during the debate on the Republican budget resolution. This amendment to Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget resolution would ensure funding for clean energy research and development rather than tax subsidies and corporate jets.

Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the House floor about the State Department’s supplemental environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL pipeline. 

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---The House of Representatives has approved the long-delayed Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 47). The Act will now be sent to the White House for the President’s signature.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--- Members of Congress from California’s North Coast have sent a joint letter to President Obama urging him to use his executive authority under the Antiquities Act of 1906 to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino coast in the California Coastal National Monument.  The letter was spearheaded by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), and signed by Congress

Feb 15, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Huffman strongly opposes proposals to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits – and has sent a letter with 106 House Democrats urging President Obama and the congressional leadership to solve our fiscal problems instead through approaches that rely on economic growth and more fair revenue-raising policies.

Feb 15, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---Congressman Jared Huffman (D, San Rafael) issued these remarks at the inaugural press conference of the Safe Climate Caucus, chaired by Congressman Henry Waxman (D, Los Angeles):

“I want to thank Chairman Waxman for forming this group, spearheading this effort, and leading the climate fight in Congress. 

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman praises President’s proposals on climate, budget, and strengthening the economy

WASHINGTON---Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) responded tonight to President Obama’s State of the Union address, calling it “a strong forward agenda for our country, with solutions that are broadly supported by the American people.”

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON----Congressman Jared Huffman (D -San Rafael) called today for passage of H.R. 11, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) of 2013, calling it “so important that it’s one of the very first bills I signed onto after I was sworn in as a member of Congress.”  

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---“I’m pleased that environmental leader, Frances Beinecke, President of the Natural Resources Defense Council, will be my guest in the House Gallery this evening,” said Congressman Jared Huffman (D, San Rafael).  “This is my first State of the Union address as a Congressman, and I wanted my gallery guest to be someone at the forefront of our nation’s work to respond to the threat of

Feb 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---Congressman Jared Huffman (D, San Rafael) has added his name to the membership rolls of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus.  The forty member group is committed to “fixing, not fighting”.