Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

May 13, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This competition showcased the incredible artistic talent of high school students throughout California’s North Coast.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that Jee Young Bhan of Redwood High School in Larkspur, California is the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in California’s Second Congressional District.

May 12, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “The Highway Trust Fund will go broke this September and it will only get worse.

Petaluma, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held a public transportation ride-along on Monday, May 12 to highlight the importance of federal transportation funding.

May 9, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Rather than continuing to waste valuable time pursuing election-driven conspiracy theories, the House of Representatives should work together on jobs and the economy.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)  released the following statement after voting against efforts to find Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress and establish a duplicitive select committee to investigate the tragedy in Benghazi:

May 8, 2014 Press Release
Bill Clarifies National Park Service’s Ability to Work With Volunteers, Philanthropic Organizations

WASHINGTON­—Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-California) and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) introduced a bipartisan bill to enhance the ability of philanthropic organizations, educational institutions, and volunteers to support our National Parks.

Apr 28, 2014 Press Release
Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Sends Letter to Dept. of Education Standing up for College Students

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Tom Harkin (D-Iowa.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.), and others in the House and Senate today and sent a bicameral letter to Secretary Arne Duncan of the U.S.

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines to Take Effect November 1

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena), Sam Farr (D-Carmel), and Doug LaMalfa (R- Richvale), applauded the U.S. Sentencing Commission for taking action to increase public safety and stop the environmental destruction caused by trespass marijuana grows on our public and private lands. The U.S.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Huffman:” Now is not the time to double down on failed austerity measures”.

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a budget that, according to the non-partisan Economic Policy Institute, will cost the economy 3 million jobs and decrease economic growth by 2.5 percent in 2016.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Action on this bill is vital to the long-term viability of the West Coast’s groundfish fleet.”

WASHINGTON­—The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs held a hearing on Congressman Jared Huffman's (D-San Rafael) bill to help West Coast fishing communities.

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s time the federal government lived up to the promise it made to students, parents, and teachers.”

WASHINGTON­—During today’s Budget Committee markup, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) offered an amendment to boost funding for special education by $102 billion over 10 years.