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posted May 25

The latest on Iran’s kangaroo court proceedings against Jason Rezaian, an innocent journalist from Marin.  We do need to make sure the Iranian regime knows the whole world is watching—even though they have barred Jason’s family and the press from attending the sham of a trial that starts this week in Tehran.  https://www.change.org/p/his-excellency-supreme-leader-ayatollah-seyyed-ali-khamenei-we-request-the-immediate-and-unconditional-release-of-jason-rezaian-from-iranian-custody/u/10888189?tk=gFULmewqQMgMBFAPhv4WJ-4eoCi5Vt1t6oKbXEGAGkU&utm_source=petition_update&utm_medium=email

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After spending more than 300 days in jail, my brother Jason will be brought to trial tomorrow, May 26. We are worried about what’s to come, especially since the trial will be closed to the public. Despite these concerns, we remain confident that Jason will be cleared of any wrongdoing if the Iranian…

posted May 25

Enjoyed several days in Humboldt County, including meeting with 200+ U.S. Forest Service firefighters who are getting ready for what will surely be a long, worrisome fire season.  I thanked them for their service and pledged to continue the bipartisan effort in Congress to fix the problem of “fire borrowing”—i.e., requiring USFS to pay for the suppression of massive wildfires from its operating budget by shifting funds that should be used for preventive fuel load reduction and other deferred maintenance.

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posted May 25

Hoping for a good community turnout tomorrow night in Mill Valley as we report on the great work of an ad hoc group I convened to address the parking and traffic problems at Muir Woods.  We have an opportunity to dramatically improve a problem that has vexed southern Marin residents and degraded the visitor experience at this beautiful national monument.  http://www.marinij.com/general-news/20150522/huffman-to-present-plan-addressing-muir-woods-traffic-mess

http://www.marinij.com/general-news/20150522/huffman-to-present-plan-addressing-muir-woods-traffic-mess

Rep. Jared Huffman believes limiting parking on a road near Muir Woods is the first step toward solving congestion near the monument that has irked neighbors and vexed the National Park Service for years.Huffman, D-San Rafael, met with an ad ho


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