Bipartisanship

More and more lately, folks across our nation have started to segregate themselves by ideology, but you won’t see me on cable news fighting with folks – I’m focused on getting things done. We know better in the Central Valley. That’s why I’m proud to be one of the most bipartisan members in Congress. I’m collaborating with folks on both sides of the aisle to grow jobs and opportunity in the Central Valley, protect health care access, and increase our water supply. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat – we all face challenges together as Americans, and the best way through them is to work together.

There are issues that some people will never agree on, but I am a firm believer that there is more that unites us than divides us.

More on Bipartisanship

August 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) and the largest veterans groups in the United States announced a final effort to secure coverage for Vietnam Veterans exposed to Agent Orange but who are unable to access support from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Legislation based on a bill Rep. Harder introduced was included in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), but to become law it must be included in final negotiations. Rep.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Ninety-Nine Percent of U.S. Walnut Production Based in CA

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) led an effort to make California eligible to receive federal funding to eradicate invasive nutria, the House of Representatives passed legislation that allows the state to apply for millions of dollars in federal funding to combat the pest. The bill also increases the total amount allocated to three programs through the Fish and Wildlife Service which help states and local residents combat invasive species, including the nutria.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the federal program designed to supplement unemployment benefits paid through states is set to end this weekend, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is encouraging leaders in Washington to collaborate on an immediate, bipartisan solution. Without additional assistance, thousands of people in Rep. Harder’s district could miss rent or mortgage payments and experience other long-term impacts on their financial security. As leaders in Congress and the White House collaborate to find a final deal, Rep. Harder is committed to reaching a bipartisan resolution.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

30+ Veterans Groups Support Effort to Include Harder’s Bill

Harder’s Grandfather, A Vietnam Veteran, Died of a Heart Attack after Exposure to Agent Orange

July 9, 2020 Press Release

Program Accepting Additional Applications through August 8th

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Success for Rural Students and Communities Act, along with Reps. Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Filemon Vela (TX-34), and Billy Long (MO-07). The bipartisan bill aims to improve college access and success for rural students by spurring innovation and investment in new strategies to prepare them to complete their credentials and step into high-demand jobs in their communities.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Estimates Suggest Up to 80 Percent of Cases Could be Asymptomatic

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives calling on his colleagues to defend student loan borrowers. Earlier this year, the House and Senate took bipartisan votes to overturn a new rule proposed by Betsy DeVos which would make it more difficult for student borrowers who were victimized by for-profit colleges to get loan relief. However, President Trump vetoed the bipartisan, bicameral legislation.

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