Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- During debate on the floor of the House of Representatives today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led the opposition to H.R. 200, a partisan reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that undermines the nation’s most important fisheries management law.

Jun 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), David McKinley (R- WV), Jose Serrano (D-NY), Evan Jenkins (R-WV), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) today reintroduced the Stop Postal Closures Act, bipartisan legislation to end the misguided closure and consolidations of mail processing facilities across the country.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 6136, a Republican anti-immigrant bill negotiated by Speaker Paul Ryan, that fails to solve the family separation crisis created by President Trump, expands on President Trump’s “zero tolerance” anti-immigration agenda while making legal family immigration more difficult, and continues to put DREAMers in jeopardy. The bill was rejected by a bipartisan margin of 121-301, and followed an earlier – and even more extreme – Republican immigration proposal rejected last week by the House.
Jun 15, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Ahead of today’s Washington D.C. public meeting on the Trump administration’s destructive proposal to allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 100 members of Congress in saying “NO” to oil and gas drilling in the Refuge’s protected Coastal Plain.
Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), along with four co-sponsors, introduced a bill that would make Medicare available to all Americans by offering individuals the opportunity to enroll in Medicare, and allowing businesses of all sizes to purchase Medicare coverage for their employees.

May 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), and Nanette Barragán (D-San Pedro) today introduced the IDEA High Cost Pool Funding Act, innovative legislation to help cover the exceptional costs that can be associated with educating high-need children.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 today, including key North Coast and environmental priorities authored by Congressman Huffman (D-San Rafael), a member of the committee. The bill will next head to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

May 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- To halt the oil and gas drilling exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge currently being rushed by the Trump administration, Vice-Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Donald McEachin (D-VA), and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today introduced the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act.
May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against the Republicans’ deeply flawed, unpopular Farm Bill, which was rejected by the House of Representatives, that would have cut vital nutrition assistance programs that keep 40 million Americans from going hungry, failed to support economic opportunity for rural America, and weakened environmental protections.

May 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today signed a discharge petition to restore open internet protections, a procedural step that could force a vote over the objection of Speaker Paul Ryan and the House Republican majority who have refused to even debate restoring the net neutrality rules that the Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dismantled in December.
May 22, 2018 In The News
The Hill

A group of House Democrats introduced legislation Tuesday that would block oil and natural gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

May 7, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Marin County and four other cities and counties seeking to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for climate change damages have responded to a threatened lawsuit by ExxonMobil Corp.

May 1, 2018 In The News
The Hill

Four Democratic congressmen on Monday launched a congressional caucus they said would center on fostering "science and reason-based solutions" and "defending the secular character of our government."

Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Patheos

Beginning in 2015, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) introduced a formal resolution in support of the National Day of Reason. His defeat in 2016, despite coming at the hands of another Democrat, put future versions of that legislation in peril. But fellow Californian Rep. Ted Lieu picked up where Honda left off, introducing similar legislation last year.

Apr 24, 2018 In The News
Press Democrat

It used to be that annoying telemarketers mostly rang at dinnertime. If you weren’t home, you missed the call. Now, people carry their phones everywhere, and the telemarketers have become scammers with advanced tools to reach them. There’s seemingly no escape, but a new bill in Congress aims to give people a fighting chance.

Apr 11, 2018 In The News
Times-Herald

California was awarded $212 million in federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant — Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program to provide long-term recovery from the devastating fires of 2017, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) and Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced.

Apr 4, 2018 In The News
Trinity Journal

Trinity County. I expect the “wilderness ad hoc committee” established by the Board of Supervisors March 6 will find as much.

Mar 27, 2018 In The News
Marin IJ

Rep. Jared Huffman and two other members of Congress on Tuesday kicked off a discussion on offshore oil drilling with a clear message to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke regarding the Trump administration’s plan for California.

Mar 18, 2018 In The News
The Press Democrat

SAN RAFAEL — Congressman Jared Huffman challenged hundreds of North Bay teens Sunday at a summit on school safety and gun violence protection to maintain their momentum pushing for stricter gun laws.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News
Bohemian

"Yes, I have seen it and I'm calling this story 'Covfefe in the Car with my Congressman," I tell Huffman, a riff off the Donald Trump neologism that emerged from the president's Tweeting fingers last year.