Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today applauded the Klamath River Renewal Corporation’s (KRRC) filing with federal regulators, a major milestone in the effort to tear out the river’s hydropower dams.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded  $931,151 in federal funds across Huffman’s Congressional District to support health information technology enhancements for these health centers.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today introduced the Public Lands Telecommunications Act to unlock new opportunities for responsible broadband infrastructure deployment on and near federal public lands. The legislation builds on proven successes in the adminis

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- New legislation introduced today by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) would give consumers, investors, and policymakers consistent and unbiased information about the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the increasingly complex global oil supply chain — from the petroleum source in the Gulf of Mexico or Alberta tar sands, to the refinery, to the gas pump.

Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced legislation to ensure a presidential or vice presidential candidate state the truth about their tax history as part of the required financial disclosure process.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) along with 11 congressional colleagues today wrote Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack requesting that the department finalize a proposed rule that updates marine mammal standards under the Animal Welfare Act. The members of Congress requested that the final rule include the strongest possible animal welfare standards.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded $292,415 in federal funds to educational centers across Huffman’s congressional district to study, provide education, outreach and improved response time to assist stranded marine mammals.

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The large-scale display of Confederate flags in national veterans cemeteries will no longer be allowed, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced in a letter to Congress.

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $897,200 in federal funds to health centers across Huffman’s Congressional District to expand on their achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) today applauded the Obama Administration for its bold new announcement of a cross government partnership, the “Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative,” which includes an expansion of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs. This administrative action comes after Reps.

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