Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

May 16, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Investments in rail networks at the national scale can increase efficiency, reduce traffic, and fight climate change.”

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 investments in rail infrastructure to help fight climate change.

May 9, 2013 Press Release
Legislation is supported by Obama administration

WashingtonThe House Committee on Natural Resources today held a hearing 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).

May 8, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Why would my colleagues across the aisle prioritize paying the Chinese government over paying our troops in Afghanistan?”

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) spoke on the House floor today in opposition to the Full Faith and Credit Act (H.R. 807), which prepares our country for default by prioritizing payments to Wall Street and foreign governments over nearly every other national obligation.

Apr 30, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: Americans deserve high standards for food safety, public health, and animal welfare

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) is continuing his work to improve animal welfare standards while supporting the California egg industry, by signing on as an original co-sponsor of the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 (H.R. 1731).

Apr 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the House floor about the urgent need for action on climate change and how forestlands can help reduce greenhouse gases and slow climate change

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Continuing their fight against genetically engineered salmon, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) along with Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) yesterday introduced H.R.

Apr 23, 2013 Press Release
With budgets approved by both chambers of Congress, House Republican leaders must take the next step to convene a conference committee

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement today calling on Speaker John Boehner to appoint representatives to a conference committee on the budget so Congress can reach an agreement that creates jobs, strengthens the middle class, and reduces the deficit:

Apr 16, 2013 Press Release
Letter to NPS Director asks Service to make “clear, strong, public statement” in support of continuation of sustainable agriculture in the Seashore

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D­-San Rafael) wrote to National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis yesterday, asking him to reaffirm and strengthen the relationship between the Park Service and its ranching and dairy partners in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

Apr 12, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: Proud of my accomplishments in first 100 days, but more work to be done

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D­-San Rafael) today marked his 100th day as a United States Congressman.

Apr 11, 2013 Press Release
Supervisor Judy Morris Testifies on Collaborative Forest Management

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D­­­—San Rafael) welcomed Trinity County Supervisor Judy Morris to testify today before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. Supervisor Morris testified about collaborative forest management and the need for a balanced approach to resource management.