Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jan 28, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to discussing my priorities for 2014 with my Northern California constituents”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Telephone Town Hall this Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Constituents will have a chance to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address, hear Rep. Huffman’s priorities for 2014, and share their priorities.

Jan 23, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: Mendocino Solar Service demonstrates a dedication to environmentally-friendly practices and community involvement that should serve as a model for businesses across the United States

Fort Bragg, CA—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today presented Bruce Erickson and Maggie Watson, owners of Mendocino Solar Service, with his Sustainable North Coast Certificate in recognition of their ongoing commitment to reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable power, and fight climate change.

Jan 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Northern California Congress Members Jared Huffman (CA-2), Mike Thompson (CA-5), George Miller (CA-11), Doris Matsui (CA-6), Jerry McNerney and John Garamendi (CA-3) released the following statement today in response to the National Review's story on the California drought.

Jan 17, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Pleased that the U.S. Sentencing Commission is moving forward on this critical issue”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded the U.S. Sentencing Commission for agreeing to take action on the environmental damage caused by trespass marijuana cultivation operations.

Jan 15, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “Bill far from perfect, but today’s vote demonstrated a vital step away from the hyperpartisan dysfunction that resulted in last year’s government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.R. 3547, the omnibus budget bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014. The bill provides $1.012 trillion for the operation of the federal government and avoids a government shutdown.

Jan 9, 2014 Press Release
49 Members of Congress Say Constituents Deserve Up-or-Down Vote

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 48 other freshman House Democrats today urged Speaker of the House John Boehner to schedule an immediate, up-or-down vote to extend emergency unemployment insurance for the 1.3 million Americans who lost their benefits due to congressional inaction at the end of 2013.

Jan 8, 2014 Press Release
Huffman: “In 2014, job number one is to extend unemployment insurance benefits.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released a video reflecting on his first year in the United States Congress and he discussed his priorities for 2014. This video is the latest in his “Ask Jared” video series.

Dec 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “E-rate was critical to bringing basic internet connection to schools on the North Coast… but the program hasn’t kept pace with changing technology.”

WASHINGTON¬—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), along with over two dozen colleagues including Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and Don Young (R-AK), urged the FCC to modernize the federal E-rate program to better help connect schools and libraries to affordable, high-speed broadband internet access.

Dec 16, 2013 Press Release

Sonoma County—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will attend the reopening ceremony for the Camp Meeker Post Office on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific. The U.S.

Dec 13, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Budget agreement was far from perfect, but it avoids another government shutdown and it is better than the alternative of allowing the full sequester to continue”

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted in support of a budget compromise today that provides a measure of fiscal stability through September 30, 2015 (date), and restores $31.5 billion in non-defense sequester cuts over the next two years that would otherwise continue to undermine the economic recovery and weaken the social safety net.