MENDOCINO COUNTY PRESS RELEASE: Congressman Jared Huffman Presentation to County Board of Supervisors
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation by Congressman Jared Huffman, representing the 2nd Congressional District, during its scheduled Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 3 pm.
Congressman Huffman will provide a certificate and an award for bravery to a local high school student, Austin Morris, who saved a fellow crew member’s life while working on a research vessel off the coast of Japan during the summer of 2012.
Following this presentation, the Congressman will update the Board of Supervisors on high priority items at the federal level such as sequestration and the debt ceiling. “We welcome our new congressional representative to our boardroom. We need a strong advocate for counties in Washington, DC and hope that Jared Huffman will be that person,” stated Board Chair Hamburg.
Congressman Huffman was elected to serve the 2nd Congressional District in November 2012, covering Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino, Del Norte, Marin and Sonoma counties. Congressman Huffman previously served in the California State Assembly from 2006-2012, where he chaired more than 60 pieces of successful legislation. During that time, he also received numerous awards for his legislative leadership.
Congressman Huffman said “I look forward to returning to Mendocino County to meet with the Supervisors, share an update about what is going on in Congress, and to hear about the county’s legislative priorities.”
The public is encouraged to attend all Board of Supervisors meetings. Congressman Huffman is scheduled to speak at approximately 3:00 p.m. The Board of Supervisors Chambers is located at 501 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA. For additional information, please contact the Mendocino County Executive Office at 707.463.4441.
Carmel J. Angelo, Chief Executive Officer