Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

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.

Oct 3, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’ll work to ensure responsible stewardship of our natural resources that we all enjoy and that Northern California relies on”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that he has been named to the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, responsible for the oversight of all matters related to the National Park System, U.S. Forests, and other public lands, as well as major environmental statutes like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We can't pretend that we're ending the shutdown by simply turning on the "open" sign at our national parks.”

WASHINGTON­—Tonight, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted against the House Republicans' "partial funding bills" that would fund some individual federal responsibilities, while keeping the rest of the government shut down.

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “By attempting to deny affordable health care to millions of Americans, they have put hundreds of thousands of Americans out of work, and will deny services to many more.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives failed to pass a bill to fund the government, resulting in a shutdown of the U.S. government:

Sep 29, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Shutdown would not only be irresponsible, but pointless.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) made the following statement after House Republicans passed a bill that would virtually guarantee a government shutdown:

Sep 26, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We must get beyond extreme politics and start addressing the extreme damage of climate change”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, took to the House floor today and called for an end to extreme, anti-science politics and a bipartisan approach to addressing the danger of climate change.

Sep 26, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—At today’s House Budget Committee hearing, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) reminded his congressional colleagues that the mountain of debt facing the United States was created by two wars, tax cuts for the rich, and the economic downturn caused by the Wall Street collapse—not by Obamacare, which is a net positive for the federal budget.