Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “House Republicans may have lost, but this is not a victory for anyone; it's just the end of a shameful episode that never should have happened”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement on House passage of the bipartisan agreement to open the government and avert default:

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
“Huffman: I was glad to speak with Northern Californians about what exactly I’m doing to end the government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held a Telephone Town Hall yesterday with constituents from California’s 2nd Congressional District. Huffman discussed the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis and what he is doing to reopen our government and avert economic catastrophe. More than 10,000 constituents participated in the call.

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Worse than fiddling while Rome burns ”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) slammed the House Oversight and Reform Committee for holding a hearing devised solely to berate the National Parks Service director. This hearing was nothing more than a spectacle staged for right-wing media and solved nothing, all while Senate leaders were announcing a deal to reopen the government and avoid a default.

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release
Huffman’s Second Telephone Town Hall as a Congressman

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. PT. Huffman will take questions regarding his efforts to end the government shutdown as well as his work and priorities representing the North Coast in Congress.

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release
Middle school students emailed Congressman Huffman to learn more about shutdown; Huffman responds

WASHINGTON­—On Friday, October 11, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined middle school students from White Hill Middle School in Fairfax, California, via video call and answered questions about the government shutdown, health care, and the deficit. Students from Mr.

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Visitors from all over America, and in fact all over the world, come to the North Coast’s public lands. Let’s have an up or down vote to reopen our public lands and, indeed, to reopen our government.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and nine other members of the California Democratic House Delegation took to the House floor to decry the continued devastation wrought by the government shutdown on California’s economy, all while there are sufficient bipartisan votes to reop

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to talking with Northern Californians about what I’m doing to end the government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Twitter question and answer session and “Facebook Friday” this Friday, October 11. He will answer questions on Twitter from 11:00-11:30 a.m. PT and will be answering questions for his “Facebook Friday” throughout the day.

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “This will serve as a guide for partnerships across the country”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced a historic accord on a shared responsibility and common strategy to combat poaching of critically low populations of steelhead and coho salmon on the Garcia River in northern California.

Oct 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, 200 Members of the House Democratic Caucus, led by Congressmen Timothy H. Bishop and Patrick Murphy, sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner demanding a vote on behalf of the American people on the Senate-passed continuing resolution, which would reopen government and end the detrimental, five day long Republican Government Shutdown.

Oct 4, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “A bill that has already won bipartisan support is our best opportunity to break this logjam and fix this broken immigration system”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he is an original co-sponsor of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15), introduced by more than 100 House Democrats and based on the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in June.