Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jul 22, 2013 Press Release
Bill will expand California Coastal National Monument by 1,255 acres

WASHINGTON­—The United States House of Representatives voted today to pass the first bill introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), the California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013 (H.R. 1411).

Jul 19, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need to replace the outdated, overly rigid mandates of No Child Left Behind”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5, a House Republican education bill that would undermine America’s schools, students, and future generations.

Jul 19, 2013 Press Release
Federal Agencies Reviewing BDCP Environmental Documents call them “Biased,” “Insufficient”

Washington, D.C. – Today, several U.S. Representatives from Northern California called on the Brown Administration to withdraw and fully revise their proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) in light of draft environmental documents being found “biased” and “insufficient” by federal agencies in public comments made available yesterday. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S.

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Enjoyed talking with Northern Californians about what I’m working on in Congress and what we’re facing as a nation”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held his first Twitter Q&A session today. Huffman answered 13 questions, ranging from climate change, to student loans, to his favorite ice cream flavor.

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We’re seeing trespass marijuana grows threatening endangered wildlife, contaminating fragile salmon streams, and making forests unsafe for working and recreation.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced bipartisan legislation to address the environmental damage caused by rampant trespass marijuana cultivation.

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “This photography competition showcased exactly why I believe we have the most beautiful Congressional District in the nation”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced the winners of his district-wide landscape photography competition.

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “It will be prudent for the United States to utilize all diplomatic tools to reinvigorate ongoing nuclear talks”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Huffman sent a letter dated July 18 to President Obama urging him to pursue the potential opportunity presented by Iran's recent presidential election and reinvigorate U.S. efforts to secure a negotiated nuclear agreement.

Jul 17, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to talking with Northern Californians about my work representing them in Congress”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold his first Twitter question and answer session this Thursday, July 18, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. PT and his first “Facebook  Friday” session this Friday, July 19,.

Jul 17, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need to get back to business and move America forward, not waste time with unnecessary political gimmicks.”

WASHINGTON­—Following the House GOP’s 38th vote to undermine the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Jared Huffman issued the following statement:

Jul 11, 2013 Press Release
Huffman releases 2nd “Ask Jared” video responding directly to a constituent email regarding higher education

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman released his second “Ask Jared” videos responding directly to a constituent’s email about student loans and higher education. Huffman.

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