Press Releases

February 21, 2020 Press Release


Representatives TJ Cox (CA-21) and Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement after the United States Bureau of Reclamation implemented the new 2019 biological opinion governing operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project:

February 14, 2020 Press Release

Manteca, CA – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host his 20th office hours, this time in Manteca, during the upcoming district work period. Office hours are an opportunity for folks in the Central Valley to meet one-on-one with Rep.

February 12, 2020 Press Release
Proposed Pilot Program Would Restrict Student Ability to Choose Field of Study

WASHINGTON – Today Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Secretary to reconsider reported plans to permit colleges to selectively limit students’ borrowing based on their field of study. Rep.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement following President Trump’s 2021 budget proposal:

February 7, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Will Penalize Employers Who Intimidate Their Workers

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) legislation to protect workers from employers who threaten them for unionizing passed the House yesterday as part of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

February 6, 2020 Press Release
Opioid Deaths in Stanislaus County Increased by 146% between 2016-2018

WASHINGTON – After the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) admitted that a “clerical error” had allowed a lapse in the official public health emergency for the opioid crisis, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to the Department’s Secretary, Alex Azar, demanding answers.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement after President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union Address.

“Tonight we heard a lot of the same tough talk, but talk is cheap.

February 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement in advance of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address.

January 31, 2020 Press Release
Bill Would Disqualify Politicians Who Commit Campaign Finance Crimes from Receiving a Taxpayer-Funded Pension

WASHINGTON – Building on their record of fighting corruption in Washington, Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Max Rose (NY-11) introduced the No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act of 2020, which would stop criminals who served in Congress from receiving their pensions.

January 29, 2020 Press Release
Over 800 Nutria Have Been Removed from California Since Being Spotted in 2017

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) bill to combat the invasion of nutria, an invasive species of giant rodent, has passed the House Natural Resources Committee with unanimous support. The bill as amended would provide $12 million to nutria-impacted states, including California.