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posted Sep 22

New York is the place to be this week on the issue of climate change!  I’m here to co-sponsor with LCV and Tom Steyer a “Give Green” event for two climate-smart congressional candidates, Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Emily Cain from Maine.  Tomorrow I’m a panelist at a climate policy conference.  Great energy here.

posted Sep 19

If you’re wondering when my appearance on the Colbert Report will air, I wish I knew.  They said it could be any time before the show goes off the air at the end of the year.  I know they have only two more “Better Know a District” segments (me and Tammy Duckworth), so we’ll have to be patient!  My colleague Marcia Fudge was the last one to air and she was told the day before.  I’ll let everyone know if/when I hear something definitive!

posted Sep 19

Good news for Trinity County:  my bill for a win-win land exchange between USFS, BLM and Trinity Public Utility District passed the Natural Resources Committee yesterday.  We’ll try to get this over the finish line in the “lame duck” session in November.  http://article.wn.com/view/2014/09/18/House_Natural_Resources_Committee_Passes_Rep_Huffman_s_Bill_/

http://article.wn.com/view/2014/09/18/House_Natural_Resources_Committee_Passes_Rep_Huffman_s_Bill_/

(Source: Jared Huffman) WASHINGTON­-Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced today that the House Natural Resources unanimously approved his bipartisan Trinity Land Exchange Act (H.R. 3326), which would help Trinity County’s economy. Huffman’s bill allows the Trinity Public Utilities Distr…


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