Government

July 2022

Governor Newsom Signs Cannabis Tax Reform Initiative Killing Statewide Cultivation Tax

June 2022

‘We’ve Got to Wake Up’: Newsom, Huffman React to Supreme Court Decision Limiting EPA’s Ability to Tackle Climate Change

State Controller’s Office Releases Draft Report From Inquiry Into County Financial Practices, But Not Publicly

Surface Transportation Board Rejects Shady Company’s Bid to Take Over NCRA Rail Line for Coal Exports

North Coast Members of Congress Speak Out Against Potential Fraud in Federal Filing From Coal Train Interests

Great Redwood Trail Agency Uncovers Poorly Redacted Financial Data, Calls Bullshit on Coal Train Interests

‘They’re at a Breaking Point’: McGuire Calls for Immediate Action to Address the Statewide Firefighter Shortage

May 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom Tests Positive for COVID-19

Rex Bohn Proposes Letter Threatening to Sue San Francisco for Allowing ‘Open Air’ Fentanyl Market

[UPDATED] State Sues Paz Dominguez and Humboldt County for Failure to Comply With Reporting Requirements

April 2022

Paz Dominguez is Deleting Comments and Banning People From Her Campaign’s Social Media Pages. Is That Legal?

New Bridge Incoming! On a Beautiful Friday Afternoon, Rep. Jared Huffman and Gang Toured the Old Hammond Trail Bridge and Envisioned the New Bridge That Will Replace It

Coastal Commission Says It’s Cool to Move Forward With Humboldt Bay Offshore Wind Project Studies, Approves Bay Trail Permit

March 2022

BURRE DENTAL CENTER EXPANSION: Jared Huffman Tours Clinic to Learn More About Plans to Expand Capacity by 8,000 Visits Per Year

State Energy Commission Approves $10.5M Grant to Prepare Port of Humboldt Bay for Offshore Wind

Attorney General’s Office Confirms ‘Final Notice’ to Auditor-Controller Was Not Sent By Mistake

February 2022

McGuire and Bipartisan Coalition of Legislators Introduce Bill to Divest State Funds from Russia

Here Are The Ways The Arcata City Council Could Fill Its Soon-To-Be-Vacant Seat

(UPDATED) ‘Extremely Bad News’: Caltrans Sanctions County, Freezes New Project Funding Because of Overdue Audit Report

Arcata City Councilmember Announces Resignation, Citing Family Medical Issues, Poor Local Healthcare Options

January 2022

Our State Senate Representative, Mike McGuire, Just Got Named Majority Leader

McGuire’s Bill to Help Stop Coal Train Project Passes Senate Transportation Committee

November 2021

Bureau of Reclamation Awards Additional $2.7 Million to Improve Recovery of Threatened Coho Salmon in the Klamath River Basin

October 2021

Huffman’s Congressional Freethought Caucus Calls on FTC to Investigate Deceptive Health Care Sharing Ministry Practices

(VIDEO) ‘SUGAR BEAR’ is Dead. Long Live ‘SUGAR BEAR’

(UPDATING, DELAYED) WATCH LIVE: Majestic Six Rivers National Forest Tree ‘Sugar Bear’ Being Cut Down to Fulfill Its Destiny

‘Sugar Bear,’ the Local 84-Foot White Fir Selected to Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Will Be Sawed Down Live on Facebook Later This Month

Newsom Signs McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail Act

September 2021

Say it With Me: SUE-MEG! Commission Approves Yurok Request to Rename Patrick’s Point State Park

Huffman, Thompson Pen Letter to Buttigieg Opposing Federal Loans for ‘Disastrous’ Coal Train Project

Consultant in NCRA Rail Takeover Bid Says Project Has Been Misrepresented, But Document Reveals Coal Connections and Wiyot Tribe Involvement

New State Law Advances Offshore Wind Energy Development in Humboldt County, RCEA Says

Regional Coalition Looking to Take Over Potter Valley Project Hits Snag as FERC Denies Request for Extra Time

August 2021

Biden Cabinet Member Joins Huffman, White House Official and Others to Highlight Offshore Wind Developments Planned Off the Humboldt County Coast

June 2021

Arcata Mayor Sofia Pereira Stepping Down to Take Job as Humboldt’s New Director of Public Health

April 2021

Humboldt County Receives Grant to Develop Water Management Plan to Finally Deliver the Trinity River Flow We’re Due

Klamath Basin Tribes, Conservationists and Fishermen Ask Biden Administration for $250M in Drought Relief

January 2021

Lanphere and Ma-le’l Dunes Designated National Natural Landmarks by U.S. Department of the Interior

(VIDEO) ‘Today, We Make History Forever’: Huffman Speaks in Favor of Impeaching Trump for Incitement of Insurrection

December 2020

Citing Threat from ‘Unhinged’ Colleagues, Huffman Introduces Bill to Prevent Congress Members from Carrying Guns on Capitol Grounds

CR Police Academy to Implement Bias Testing, Examine Institutional Racism, Among Other Changes

(VIDEO) Short Documentary Explores How Klamath Dams Have Damaged the Health of Local Tribes and the River That Feeds Them

With No Recycling Redemption Centers Left in the County, Stores Face Fees of $100 per Day Unless They Offer Buy-Back

Redwood National and State Parks Temporarily Closes Several Lookouts, Parking Lots in Accordance With County, Yurok Tribe’s Cautionary COVID-19 Policies

August 2020

Public Invited to Online Workshop on Making Broadway in Eureka Safer, Less Congested, Maybe a Bit Less Ugly

Nordic Aquafarms Submits Discharge Permit Application for Land-Based Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

FACT CHECK: Is the U.S. Postal Service Removing Collection Boxes in Eureka and Arcata? (HINT: Nope.)

July 2020

Accessible Beach Wheelchairs Can Now Be Reserved for Free at Clam Beach Thanks to Coastal Conservancy Grant

HOW HUFFMAN VOTED: In Big Week on Capitol Hill, Humboldt’s Congressman Somewhat Reluctantly Funded the Military, Supported National Parks and Signaled Opposition to Secret Police Squads

As Unemployment Grows and Businesses Struggle, County Looks to Launch Grant Program Using Federal CARES Act Funding


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