Washington, D.C.- As thousands of Americans gather for the People’s Climate March this weekend, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the ‘Keep it in the Ground Act’ to reduce carbon emissions and break our nation’s addiction to fossil fuels by permanently barring new fossil fuel leases on all federal public lands and in federal waters.
Washington, D.C.- Today, the House Natural Resources Committee voted down four amendments by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to improve H.R. 1769, the San Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act.
Washington, D.C.- In response to the United States airstrikes in Syria, and the horrific use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime that prompted this action, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C.- A number of bipartisan lawmakers today took steps to permanently protect one of America’s last untouched wild places- the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on the north coast of Alaska.
Washington, D.C.- A day after President Trump’s devastating Executive Order designed to expand coal, oil, and gas leasing on public lands, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today reintroduced the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act, a comprehensive bill that would make the Arctic Ocean off-limits to any future drilling proposals by prohibiting any new or renewed leases for the exploration, d
Washington, D.C.- Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order that will reverse years of American progress on climate, undermine the clean energy industry, threaten public health, and jeopardize the United States’ ability to meet its climate commitments under the global Paris Agreement.
Washington, D.C.- Today, Speaker Paul Ryan canceled the vote on President Trump’s disastrous health care repeal plan, the American Health Care Act. Rep.
Washington, D.C.- In response to the unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District to uphold the rights of students with disabilities, which coincided with Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Senate confirmation hearings and overturned the wrongful precedent he used in a similar case, Rep.
Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Steve Russell (R-OK), Karen Bass (D-CA) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and James Lankford (R-OK) today introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that builds on successes in states like California to improve the matching of children and families in foster care and adoptions in the United States,
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today celebrated the first-ever “National Rosie the Riveter Day,” honoring the countless American women of all races and backgrounds who joined the workforce during World War II and took on new roles previously held by men.