We are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we’re running out of time to change course, decarbonize our economy, and preserve a livable planet. …


Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4502, the second round of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, which included significant victories for California’s Second Congressional District backed by Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). The package also includes a $2.6 billion increase in funding for the Individuals with Disabilities Act…


A commercial salmon fishing boat pulls in its catch in Alaska.
Credit: iStockphoto/Thinkstock

Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, and subcommittee member Ed Case (D-Honolulu) introduced the Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act, legislation to update and reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the primary law governing federal fisheries management and conservation that has made…


Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, Representative Judy Chu (D-Pasadena), member of the Ways and Means Committee, and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) introduced legislation to amend Federal tax law so that homeowners would not need…


Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Coastline // NOAA

Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced $10,018,000 in federal funding for projects he nominated as part of the Community Project Funding process have been included in the House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 funding bills. These bills will be considered on the House Floor in the months ahead.

“In…


Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district.

The winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for California’s Second District is Samuel Lopez of Terra Linda High School in Marin County…


Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chair of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, and Representative Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act to combat illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing and human rights abuses in the seafood supply chain.


On this week’s episode of Off the Cuff we were joined by two former members of the United States House of Representatives explore the ideal vs. reality of bipartisanship. Charlie Dent, a Republican from Pennsylvania, and Donna Edwards, a Democrat from Maryland, both reflected on how working across the aisle affected their time in Congress.

As two individuals who now work for the media, our guests also spoke on the divisiveness of the news and how media outlets shape what we believe.

I want to thank both of my guests for joining me and for sharing their expert insights into the inner-workings of Congress and honest commentary on political parties in the U.S.


Rep. Huffman speaks at Natural Resources Committee Hearing. Photo by- Carolyn Kaster

Today, the Democratic members of the House Committee on Natural Resources elected Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to serve as the Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee. Rep. Huffman previously held this position in the 116th Congress when the Democrats first won the House majority.

“I’m honored to…


President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the 59th Presidential Inauguration (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

The inauguration of President Biden and Vice-President Harris is a turning point for our country — the first page in a new chapter of unity, integrity, and progress. After four years of chaos and corruption under the Trump administration, it was an honor to attend this historic celebration to usher…

Rep. Jared Huffman

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