Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Mar 29, 2013 Press Release
Bill would be the first land-based addition to the California Coastal National Monument

POINT ARENA, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced at a press conference in Point Arena, California today that he intends to introduce a bill to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino coast to the California Coastal National Monument. The bill would add approximately 1,255 acres to the California Coastal National Monument.

Mar 28, 2013 Press Release
Recognized Quivira Vineyards and Winery for their work in restoring salmon habitat and healthy waterways

HEALDSBURG, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) visited Quivira Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg, California yesterday and presented them with his first Sustainable North Coast certificate of recognition. Throughout his tenure in the California State Assembly, Congressman Huffman regularly toured and recognized outstanding sustainable local businesses.

Mar 26, 2013 Press Release
Bill will refinance decade-old federal loan, support local businesses

EUREKA, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that he will introduce legislation to refinance a key fishing industry loan to help sustain fishing communities and support jobs along the Pacific coast.

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the House Budget Committee, cast two key votes on the federal budget.  Congressman Huffman voted in opposition to H. Con. Res.

Mar 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the House Budget Committee, took to the floor of the House of Representatives this week to oppose the Republican budget resolution for its devastating impacts to America’s seniors.

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIBKiSDmL0E

Mar 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON----Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the 2013 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.

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Mar 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman on Clean Energy: “If We’re Interested in Winning the Future, We Must Make Forward-Looking Programs a Priority”

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today offered his first amendment as a Member of Congress during the debate on the Republican budget resolution. This amendment to Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget resolution would ensure funding for clean energy research and development rather than tax subsidies and corporate jets.

Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the House floor about the State Department’s supplemental environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL pipeline. 

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON---The House of Representatives has approved the long-delayed Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 47). The Act will now be sent to the White House for the President’s signature.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON--- Members of Congress from California’s North Coast have sent a joint letter to President Obama urging him to use his executive authority under the Antiquities Act of 1906 to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino coast in the California Coastal National Monument.  The letter was spearheaded by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), and signed by Congress

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