Press Releases

September 19, 2021 Press Release
Statement comes after the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that language protecting Dreamers, essential workers, and other immigrants will not be allowed in the reconciliation bill

WASHINGTON — Tonight, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) reacted to the Senate Parliamentarian’s new ruling that language protecting Dreamers, essential workers, and those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) cannot be included in the reconcil

September 17, 2021 Press Release
Harder Milestone: Over $9 Million Saved for Constituents

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that his office has now saved constituents $9,323,043.60 in government benefits or mistaken bills from government agencies. Due to significant failures at the California Economic Development Department (EDD), Rep.

September 16, 2021 Press Release
Average home health worker in Modesto makes $14.45 an hour; new legislation will deliver higher wages, more workers, better care for seniors

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is pushing a new provision in the reconciliation bill to raise wages for the thousands of home health workers caring for the Central Valley’s seniors and disabled individuals.

September 15, 2021 Press Release
Harder’s bill will, for the first time ever, expand Pell Grants for certificates in irrigation design, agricultural operation, heavy machine management and more

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder introduced the Connecting Students to Great Jobs Act which for the first time ever will let the federal gov

September 15, 2021 Press Release
After a months-long campaign by Rep. Harder, the House of Representatives recommends keeping inheritance protection for family farms

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) celebrated a win for Central Valley farmers after the House Ways and Means Committee completed their markup of the reconciliation bill without a repeal of the stepped-up basis.

September 13, 2021 Press Release
Harder: Child Tax Credit Delivered $44 Million to 175,000 Central Valley Kids in August

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that in the month of August alone, the new Child Tax Credit (CTC) delivered $44.1 million to 175,000 kids in

September 10, 2021 Press Release
In addition to pushing for lower prices in Congress, Rep. Harder is working with the administration to cut costs of drugs through increased competition, innovation & transparency

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) vowed to work alongside the administration on their new plan from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to lowe

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September 9, 2021 Press Release
This is Rep. Harder’s 12th telephone town hall during the COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced he will be hosting a telephone town hall on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:00 PM Pacific Time. This is Rep. Harder’s 12th telephone town hall during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

September 9, 2021 Press Release
Awardees led their communities in public health, mentorship, activism, veterans’ affairs, higher education and more

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that four individuals have won his 2021 Latino Leadership Award. Lourdes Perez, Carolina Alfaro, Dionicio Cruz, and Noe Paramo were given the award for their leadership in public health, mentorship, activism, veterans’ affairs, higher education and more. Rep.

September 9, 2021 Press Release
New money will provide mental health first aid training to first responders, schools, seniors, veterans and more

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that Sierra Vista Child & Family Services will receive a $115,635 grant from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to provide mental health first aid training to first responders, schools, seniors, veterans, and community members to improve mental health in the Central Valley.

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