Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Aug 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) introduced two amendments to ensure that American taxpayers are no longer forced to pay the salaries of two of Donald Trump’s political appointees, Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller, whose work has emboldened white nationalists and sowed division, bigotry, and hate.

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 69 members of Congress in urging Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke to protect the Arctic Ocean from dangerous activities by the oil & gas industry and exclude all new Arctic Ocean lease sales from any future offshore drilling plan.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today,  Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced he is calling for public input on his newly-unveiled draft legislation to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, and protect Northern California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams on federal lands.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
House Members Lead Common Sense Effort to Build on American Healthcare that Works

Washington, D.C.- As the national dialogue heats up around healthcare and Americans are seeking real solutions that address their long-term needs, Reps.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and David Price (D-NC) would protect local television markets across the country from corporate consolidation by permanently ending the so-called “UHF discount,” an obsolete FCC loophole that the Trump administration wants to revive to benefit right-wing media conglomerates.

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release
Time to Take Responsibility and Work with Dems to Improve Health Care

Washington, D.C.-  A group of 36 Democratic lawmakers, led by Reps.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) unveiled climate legislation that would transition the United States to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.  

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to the slew of damaging environmental legislation being considered by the 115th Congress, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced two bills to bring new transparency to energy policy.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House 344-81. The bill authorizes $621.5 billion in “base budget” spending at the Department of Defense and the defense functions of the Department of Energy.

Jul 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- As advocates head to the Mexican Embassy tomorrow for the first of many gatherings in recognition of International Save the Vaquita Day and to hold the Mexican government to its promise to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, native to Mexico's Gulf of California, Rep.