Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In a letter to President Donald Trump, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) and members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Committee on Natural Resources blasted the Trump Administration’s approval of a final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and their failure to undertake meaningful consultation with Native American tribes.

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Leading California lawmakers are asking the state’s newly sworn in Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, to use the powers of his office to vigorously and publicly investigate ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies who may have intentionally misled the public about the causes and dangers of climate change.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee Ranking Member Jared Huffman (D-CA) and House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rick Nolan (D-MN) introduced the New Deal Rural Broadband Act of 2017, an ambitious plan to connect every American home, business, and school to high-speed, reliable broadband internet that is based on Roosevelt’s New Deal rural electrification model.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants, refugees, & visa holders from predominantly Muslim countries:

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the same day President Trump issued presidential memoranda to revive the harmful Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) yesterday spoke to a crowd gathered in front of the White House

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Approved by a unanimous vote of Committee Democrats today

Washington, D.C.- Today, Democratic members of the House Committee on Natural Resources unanimously elected Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee.

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Huffman voted against H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017, which has a laundry list of reckless impositions against a woman’s right to choose and access to healthcare. In response to this extreme assault on women’s health, Rep.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 34 members of Congress in urging Attorney General Loretta Lynch to immediately appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate President-elect Donald

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today secured a twenty-year ban on new mining projects in an ecologically and economically critical region in Southwest Oregon.