Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Oct 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In face of the wildfires that devastated Northern California, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D- St. Helena) offered a comprehensive, common-sense amendment to better equip federal and state forestry and wildfire agencies against the continuing threat of wildfires.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After hearing that some eligible applicants are going without federal assistance in the wake of October’s wildfire disaster because of concerns they might expose family members and others to deportation, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) today led a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) asking for clarification on the agency’s immigration policies.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), the Ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans, issued the following statement in response to news that the federal government will not move forward with the controversial Delta tunnels project.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Sonoma County, CA.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has suspended all non-criminal immigration enforcement operations at wildfire evacuation sites or shelters due to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Sonoma County, CA- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast: 

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced by Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) would, if signed into law, end federal immigration proceedings against Hugo Mejia, an upstanding resident of Marin who has been held for over four months by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and kept from his family.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a destructive, partisan funding bill for fiscal year 2018 that would cut much-needed funding and investments from national priorities like education, infrastructure, and health care, while undermining the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect clean air and clean water.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a policy that has shielded undocumented young adults who were brought to the U.S. as children:

Aug 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) introduced two amendments to ensure that American taxpayers are no longer forced to pay the salaries of two of Donald Trump’s political appointees, Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller, whose work has emboldened white nationalists and sowed division, bigotry, and hate.

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