Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

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.

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Visitors from all over America, and in fact all over the world, come to the North Coast’s public lands. Let’s have an up or down vote to reopen our public lands and, indeed, to reopen our government.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and nine other members of the California Democratic House Delegation took to the House floor to decry the continued devastation wrought by the government shutdown on California’s economy, all while there are sufficient bipartisan votes to reop

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’m looking forward to talking with Northern Californians about what I’m doing to end the government shutdown”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a Twitter question and answer session and “Facebook Friday” this Friday, October 11. He will answer questions on Twitter from 11:00-11:30 a.m. PT and will be answering questions for his “Facebook Friday” throughout the day.

Oct 10, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “This will serve as a guide for partnerships across the country”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced a historic accord on a shared responsibility and common strategy to combat poaching of critically low populations of steelhead and coho salmon on the Garcia River in northern California.

Oct 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, 200 Members of the House Democratic Caucus, led by Congressmen Timothy H. Bishop and Patrick Murphy, sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner demanding a vote on behalf of the American people on the Senate-passed continuing resolution, which would reopen government and end the detrimental, five day long Republican Government Shutdown.

Oct 4, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “A bill that has already won bipartisan support is our best opportunity to break this logjam and fix this broken immigration system”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that he is an original co-sponsor of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15), introduced by more than 100 House Democrats and based on the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in June.

Oct 3, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I’ll work to ensure responsible stewardship of our natural resources that we all enjoy and that Northern California relies on”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that he has been named to the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, responsible for the oversight of all matters related to the National Park System, U.S. Forests, and other public lands, as well as major environmental statutes like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “We can't pretend that we're ending the shutdown by simply turning on the "open" sign at our national parks.”

WASHINGTON­—Tonight, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted against the House Republicans' "partial funding bills" that would fund some individual federal responsibilities, while keeping the rest of the government shut down.

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “By attempting to deny affordable health care to millions of Americans, they have put hundreds of thousands of Americans out of work, and will deny services to many more.”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives failed to pass a bill to fund the government, resulting in a shutdown of the U.S. government: