Press Releases

October 21, 2019 Press Release
Deadline for Submissions: November 1st

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is encouraging students to submit their original apps for the Congressional App Challenge in advance of the submission deadline on November 1st. The competition is an opportunity for students interested in computer science, technology, and coding to compete on a national stage by developing an original software application.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
Updated Internal Report Indicates Nearly One Million Children Would Lose Access to School Lunches Under Trump Administration Proposal

Sixty-Three Percent of Students in Harder’s District Qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement asking Governor Gavin Newsom to refrain from taking funds from Highway 99 redevelopment in the Central Valley and raiding funding from planned rail projects including the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE).

October 16, 2019 Press Release
Event Will Feature Experts in Social Security and Medicare, Phone Scams

Nearly Half of All Phone Calls This Year Expected to Be Scam Calls

October 4, 2019 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host his 17th in-person town hall in Manteca during the district work period. Town halls give folks in the Central Valley an opportunity to make their voices heard, ask questions about what’s happening in Washington, and get help with federal issues.

October 3, 2019 Press Release
Central Valley Faces Threat from Invasive Swamp Rats: Without Action, State Could be Infested Within Five Years

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is calling on the Trump Administration to reverse its plan to disband the National Invasive Species Council (NISC), which unifies all federal efforts to combat invasive species into a single body.

October 3, 2019 Press Release
Grant Will Allow Stanislaus County to Hire More Personnel

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a federal investment of $1,200,000 to allow Stanislaus County to expand its Community Assessment, Response, and Engagement (CARE) team by hiring a public health nurse, substance use clinician, and a project coordinator to buy recovery housing and emergency shelter vouchers.

October 1, 2019 Press Release
Bill will Provide Career Education Opportunities at After-School Programs

WASHINGTON – As part of his continued effort to bring more jobs to the Central Valley, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced the bipartisan, bicameral Youth Workforce Readiness Act. The bill would provide funding for hands-on skills education at after-school programs for students starting in elementary school.

October 1, 2019 Press Release
Grant will Support Expansion of VOLT Institute

Harder Worked to Ensure Development Program Was Funded after Trump Administration Proposed Its Total Elimination

September 30, 2019 Press Release
Investment Will Quadruple Capacity, Increase Parenting Support

One in Six Students at Stan State Juggle Parenting, Academic Responsibilities