Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Oct 16, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It is critical that…every hospital is taking action to ensure its staff is fully prepared.”

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jared Huffman and 25 other members of the California Delegation sent a letter to the California Hospital Association President and CEO, C.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This USDA grant is an important step towards helping AIM complete the project.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded  the Agriculture Institute of Marin (AIM) a $92,960 federal grant to complete the pre-development phase of the permanent home for the Marin Farmers Market.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This new AVA is distinctive in its topography, climate and soil… and would be valuable for those distinctions as well as for marketing and economic benefits.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) applauded the establishment of the new Eagle Peak Mendocino County Viticultural Area in Mendocino County.  The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m glad that these crucial local organizations are getting much-needed federal funding to support their missions.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that more than 1.8 million dollars in federal grants have been delivered this month to community health centers, tribal organizations, county administrations, and other health care providers throughout Mendocino and Humboldt Counties.

Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Adding Trinity County to the HIDTA program will help the most rural part of my district fight back against the overwhelming problem of large-scale, environmentally destructive marijuana grows”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has designated Trinity County, California as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

Sep 24, 2014 Press Release
Appeared as part of the ongoing “Better Know a District” series

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) appeared on last night’s episode of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report as part of the ongoing “Better Know A District” series.

Sep 23, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I am frustrated at the Postal Service’s lack of transparency throughout this process, disregard for public input, and ambivalence to the impacts reduced service standards will have on local communities”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today wrote the United States Postal Service (USPS) to express his opposition to their proposal to close the North Bay Processing and Distribution Center in Petaluma and the Eureka Customer Service Mail Processing Center. In a letter sent to Postmaster General Patrick Donohue, Huffman noted that the USPS has provided inconsistent inf

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Today’s vote demonstrates bipartisan support for the shared priorities of economic development and environmental protection in Northern California.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the House Natural Resources unanimously approved his bipartisan Trinity Land Exchange Act (H.R. 3326), which would help Trinity County’s economy.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This bill is a win; for homeowners, our local economies, and our environment”

WASHINGTON­—Reps. Jared Huffman (D-California) and Denny Heck (D-Washington) last night  introduced a bill to help homeowners make investments in their homes and save money on electricity costs. The new bill, the Home Improvement Modernization Act (H.R.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Keeping Americans safe and advancing our security interests in the Middle East requires we be smart, not just tough. We must learn from past mistakes.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  released the following statement after voting against the McKeon Amendment to train and equip elements of the Syrian opposition against the terrorist organization ISIL: