Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Mar 26, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Limiting the Antiquities Act will harm jobs and economic growth.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who represents the newest National Monument in the United States, defended the Antiquities Act in a speech on the House floor today.

Mar 21, 2014 Press Release
New Mendocino County Staff to Begin This Month

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced changes to his district staff in Mendocino County, and invited press and the public to attend two “open house” events at his offices in Fort Bragg and Ukiah.

Mar 19, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I extend prayers, condolences, and the full support of my office to the family of officer Ricky Del Fiorentino”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after hearing of the death of Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino:

Mar 14, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Once again, the hyperpartisan House majority has taken what could be a bipartisan, bicameral issue and poisoned the well by linking it to their ideological crusade to derail health care reform.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 4015, House Republicans’ 51st attempt to undermine or repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 13, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Our bill builds on the constructive efforts by Senator Feinstein and others”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) todayintroduced H.R.

Mar 11, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “President Obama is following in the footsteps of Teddy Roosevelt in using the Antiquities Act—the same law used to protect the Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty”

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined President Barack Obama today at the White House for a ceremony where the President used his executive authority to expand the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM) to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino Coast.

Mar 5, 2014 Press Release
Members: Proud to introduce the IDEA Full Funding Act today to ensure that the federal government pays its fair share of the costs of educating students with disabilities.

Washington, DC – Today Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and David Reichert (R-WA) introduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act.

Feb 27, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “This competition is an opportunity for Congress to recognize and encourage the impressive artistic talent of our youth.”

WASHINGTON--Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the 2014 annual Congressional Art Competition is open to all High School students in California’s Second Congressional District, which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border.

Feb 19, 2014 Press Release
“We owe it to all students to provide a quality education that will help them graduate and enter successful careers”

WASHINGTON­—Last night, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led138 members of Congress in sending a bipartisan letter to President Obama urging him to increase funding for special education services. More than 6.5 million children are eligible for special education services under the disability categories of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Feb 12, 2014 Press Release
Members: “Classifying marijuana as Schedule I at the federal level perpetuates an unjust and irrational system”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) along with 17 other members of Congress, sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama asking him to direct Attorney General Eric Holder to reschedule marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, as is permitted