Rep. Huffman Slams McCarthy’s Last-Minute Effort to Attach Dangerous Provisions To Infrastructure Bill

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) today slammed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) last-minute attempt to attach a nearly 100 page amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The amendment, first made public today despite months of negotiations on WRDA, would gut science-based environmental and clean water protections to benefit McCarthy’s own district, while threatening jobs across the West Coast’s multi-billion dollar salmon industry.

Rep. Huffman Announces Major Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant for Construction of Bodega...

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a $387,097 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant for Sonoma County Regional Parks to construct a section of the Coastal Prairie Trail in Bodega Bay, California, part of the proposed 1,200-mile California Coastal Trail from Mexico to Oregon. This .63 mile section of trail will connect State Parks, County parks, shops, restaurants, and overlooks along Bodega Bay’s Highway 1 corridor.

Huffman opposes latest Westlands lawsuit over Trinity/Klamath River protections

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement responding to Westlands Water District’s lawsuit challenging the release of water intended to help Klamath River salmon survive the drought

Rep. Huffman Opposes Divisive, Cynical House Republican Water Bill

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Ranking Democrat on the Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee today led the effort to oppose a divisive, flawed, and cynical House Republican water bill that does not create new water and would do nothing to alleviate the effects of California’s record drought.

Rep. Huffman: Shameful that House Republicans quashed progress made to take down Confederate Flag

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), the author of two amendments curtailing sales and displays of Confederate flags on federal property, today released the following statement after House Republican Leadership retracted a spending bill, effectively quashing the progress the House of Representatives made to take down the Confederate flag.

After Unprecedented Public Input, Rep. Jared Huffman Introduces Final “Crowdsourced” Drought Response Legislation

Huffman: “This is what a serious response to western water and drought looks like.” WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 9, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman...

House of Representatives Approves Rep. Huffman’s Effort to Support West Marin Affordable Housing

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has approved his proposal to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin, by giving the County of Marin exclusive first rights to purchase a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard. The County intends to work with local partners to repurpose the property as affordable housing and community space

Reps. Huffman, Blumenauer, DeSaulnier to Hold Public Forum on Transportation Infrastructure

Next Wednesday, May 6th, Congressmen Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will hold a public forum on transportation infrastructure. The public forum will be held at Autodesk headquarters in San Rafael and focus on innovation in transportation infrastructure and the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds transportation projects across the United States

Rep. Huffman Effort to Support West Marin Affordable Housing Advances in House of Representatives

Visual Text Huffman: “This bill provides an opportunity for working families to stay in the region without impacting the existing landscape.” WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1, ...

Members of Congress Applaud Proposed Wilderness Designation of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s Coastal Plain

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today led a bipartisan congressional letter lending full support to a Wilderness designation for the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a 1.5 million-acre stretch of land that is home to endangered species and is one of the last great expanses of true “wildness” in the United States

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