Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Feb 4, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s time we started using modern science and weather forecasting, and the FORECAST Act will be a critical move towards improving our reservoir operations and reducing wastage”

WASHINGTON­—Responding to the record drought in California and the need to improve long-term water planning, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced a bill to bring Army Corps reservoir operations in line with modern science, save water, and help communities through extreme weather events, like droughts.

Jan 29, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Our nation’s largest civilian fleet should serve as a global leader in efficiency and innovation”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), joined by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), today introduced a bill to help modernize the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) inefficient and outdated vehicle fleet. The Federal Leadership in Energy Efficient Transportation (FLEET) Act of 2014 (H.R.

Jan 29, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Pleased that the King Amendment, which would have gutted California’s food and animal safety standards and put our state’s egg industry out of business, was defeated.”

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting for the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), also known as the Farm Bill:

Jan 28, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “President Obama presented a concrete plan to strengthen the middle class, boost our economy, and address the growing income disparity in America”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement tonight after President Obama delivered the State of the Union Address before Congress:

“There was much to like in President Obama’s speech: he presented a concrete plan to strengthen the middle class, boost our economy, and address the growing income disparity in America.

Jan 28, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to discussing my priorities for 2014 with my Northern California constituents”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Telephone Town Hall this Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Constituents will have a chance to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address, hear Rep. Huffman’s priorities for 2014, and share their priorities.

Jan 23, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: Mendocino Solar Service demonstrates a dedication to environmentally-friendly practices and community involvement that should serve as a model for businesses across the United States

Fort Bragg, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today presented Bruce Erickson and Maggie Watson, owners of Mendocino Solar Service, with his Sustainable North Coast Certificate in recognition of their ongoing commitment to reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable power, and fight climate change.

Jan 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Northern California Congress Members Jared Huffman (CA-2), Mike Thompson (CA-5), George Miller (CA-11), Doris Matsui (CA-6), Jerry McNerney and John Garamendi (CA-3) released the following statement today in response to the National Review's story on the California drought.

Jan 17, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Pleased that the U.S. Sentencing Commission is moving forward on this critical issue”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded the U.S. Sentencing Commission for agreeing to take action on the environmental damage caused by trespass marijuana cultivation operations.

Jan 15, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Bill far from perfect, but today’s vote demonstrated a vital step away from the hyperpartisan dysfunction that resulted in last year’s government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.R. 3547, the omnibus budget bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014. The bill provides $1.012 trillion for the operation of the federal government and avoids a government shutdown.

Jan 9, 2014 Press Release
49 Members of Congress Say Constituents Deserve Up-or-Down Vote

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 48 other freshman House Democrats today urged Speaker of the House John Boehner to schedule an immediate, up-or-down vote to extend emergency unemployment insurance for the 1.3 million Americans who lost their benefits due to congressional inaction at the end of 2013.

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