Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

May 23, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Pleased to hold this Town Hall so we can talk about important issues for our district and our nation.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) held his first Telephone Town Hall yesterday, connecting with more than 10,000 constituents from California’s 2nd Congressional District.

May 23, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We need a long-term solution that ensures higher education is affordable and accessible to all American students.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman voted against H.R. 1911, a Republican bill that would make college more expensive for students and middle class families, forcing them into loans with skyrocketing interest rates.

May 22, 2013 Press Release
“This bill, colleagues, is a betrayal of our priorities as members of the United States Congress“

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives against a bill that would expedite the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

May 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will host three town halls on Social Security and Medicare in California’s Second Congressional District during the upcoming district work period. Huffman will hold a town hall in Ukiah on May 30, and town halls in Mill Valley and Petaluma on May 31.

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.