Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Our planet is warming, we’re beginning to feel major impacts, and it will only get worse unless we act.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today to urge the House to end the sequester and move forward on strong legislation to fight Climate Change.

Jun 14, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: At a time when we should be focused on rebuilding America at home, the House National Defense Authorization Act grossly overspends on the military

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the House National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA contained $85.8 billion in funding for Overseas Contingency Operations (combat in Iraq and Afghanistan), $5 billion above the President’s budget request.

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We must ensure higher education is affordable and accessible for all American students”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has taken action to force an up-or-down vote on key legislation that would stop the doubling of the interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans on July 1.

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need Congress to understand what these cruel austerity measures mean on a personal level”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will take the SNAP Challenge next week, limiting himself to $4.50 per day for food, the average daily benefit for a recipient of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as “food stamps.” This coincides with consideration of the House Farm Bill, authored by Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) which cuts $20 billion from SN

Jun 12, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Today, we’re one step closer towards protecting this jewel of California’s North Coast.”

WashingtonThe House Committee on Natural Resources today voted to advance the first bill introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) as a U.S. Congressman, the California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013 (H.R. 1411).

Jun 11, 2013 Press Release

Dear Friend,

One of my highest priorities in Congress is resolving our country’s fiscal problems in a fair and responsible way. With such huge implications for our economy and our future, I know this is a subject of concern to you as well.

Jun 11, 2013 Press Release
Legislation is supported by Obama administration

Washington—The House Committee on Natural Resources will hold a markup this Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. ET, on the first bill introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) as a U.S. Congressman, the California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013 (H.R. 1411).

Jun 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted on two key appropriations bills this week: he voted yes on the Military Construction/Veterans Affairs appropriations bill on Wednesday, June 5, and voted no on the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill on Thursday, June 6.

Jun 5, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need to do everything we can to protect victims of sexual trauma”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted to pass the Ruth Moore Act (H.R. 671) last night, which expands critical benefits for victims of military sexual trauma. Huffman is a cosponsor of the Ruth Moore Act.

Jun 4, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held a number of events in his Northern California district during the May 27-May 31 District Work Period, including the following. For more information about an event, click the link:

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