Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jul 31, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “This bill provides immediate relief to help ensure that it won’t be priced out of reach for millions and millions of Americans”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after the House voted to pass the bipartisan Senate-passed student loan bill:

Jul 31, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “Responsible stewardship of our natural resources is critical to the health of our forests, fire safety, and local economies in many rural districts”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today offered an amendment in the Natural Resources Committee to replace environmentally-damaging provisions in pending forest management legislation with bipartisan Senate-supported language to extend critical federal programs like Secure Rural Schools and Stewardship Contracting.

Jul 30, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I will continue to work to sustain, strengthen, and protect Medicare on for all Americans.”

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement in celebration of the 48th anniversary of the enactment of Medicare. President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law on July 30, 1965.

Jul 26, 2013 Press Release
Members: "Although some of us voted for and others against the amendment, we all agree that there are lingering questions and concerns about the current 215 collection program”

WASHINGTON­— Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and 153 Members of the House Democratic Caucus sent the following letter to President Barack Obama today following the consideration of the Amash-Conyers amendment, which would have restricted the operations of the National Security Agency.  The letter calls on President Obama to work with Congress to examine the operations of the N

Jul 26, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: We need to close this loophole so that oil and gas companies play by the same rules as everyone else

WASHINGTON­—Yesterday, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced the Closing Loopholes and Ending Arbitrary and Needless Evasion of Regulations (CLEANER) Act with Rep.

Jul 25, 2013 Press Release
Huffman: “I voted for the Amash-Conyers amendment to end the NSA’s ability to conduct indiscriminate surveillance of all Americans and collect records on every phone call that every American makes”

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) voted last night to end the National Security Agency’s ability to conduct indiscriminate surveillance on all Americans and voted against the 2014 Defense Appropriations Act.

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.