Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Nov 12, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “This is an unmatched opportunity to preserve a pristine stretch of coastline and boost the local tourism industry”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell for a tour of the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on California’s North Coast. Huffman and Jewell also held a public meeting to discuss the addition of the public lands to the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM).

Nov 4, 2013 Press Release

Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will join Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to tour the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on California’s North Coast this Friday, November 8 and will hold a public meeting at 2:00 p.m. PT.

Oct 29, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “It’s time to swing the pendulum back in the direction of protecting privacy and civil liberties.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today joined a bipartisan group of more than 70 House Members in introducing legislation to reform U.S. national security laws and end the wide-ranging surveillance of Americans by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Oct 24, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: Land swap would help Trinity County’s economy

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) yesterday introduced H.R. 3326, a bill to help Trinity County’s economy by facilitating a land exchange between the Trinity Public Utilities District, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Oct 24, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Legislation needs to be improved, but is very important to my North Coast district”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted last night for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), a water infrastructure bill that makes critical investments on the North Coast, including the Russian River. H.R.

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “House Republicans may have lost, but this is not a victory for anyone; it's just the end of a shameful episode that never should have happened”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement on House passage of the bipartisan agreement to open the government and avert default:

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
“Huffman: I was glad to speak with Northern Californians about what exactly I’m doing to end the government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held a Telephone Town Hall yesterday with constituents from California’s 2nd Congressional District. Huffman discussed the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis and what he is doing to reopen our government and avert economic catastrophe. More than 10,000 constituents participated in the call.

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Worse than fiddling while Rome burns ”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) slammed the House Oversight and Reform Committee for holding a hearing devised solely to berate the National Parks Service director. This hearing was nothing more than a spectacle staged for right-wing media and solved nothing, all while Senate leaders were announcing a deal to reopen the government and avoid a default.

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release
Huffman’s Second Telephone Town Hall as a Congressman

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. PT. Huffman will take questions regarding his efforts to end the government shutdown as well as his work and priorities representing the North Coast in Congress.

Oct 11, 2013 Press Release
Middle school students emailed Congressman Huffman to learn more about shutdown; Huffman responds

WASHINGTON­—On Friday, October 11, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) joined middle school students from White Hill Middle School in Fairfax, California, via video call and answered questions about the government shutdown, health care, and the deficit. Students from Mr.