Press Releases

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig urging him to extend this year’s tax filing deadline to June 15th. Rep. Harder’s letter asks the IRS to prioritize delivering the $1,400 direct stimulus checks passed through the American Rescue Plan before turning the agency’s attention to 2020 tax filings.

 

March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) announced its Legislative Effectiveness Scores for the recently completed 116th Congress.

March 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that more than $29 million in rental and utility assistance is now available for San Joaquin County families through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). The ERAP will help qualified tenants address unpaid rent, utilities, and prevent eviction.

March 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Reps. Josh Harder (CA-10) and Doris Matsui (CA-06) led two letters urging immediate remedies to the ongoing judge shortage in the Eastern District of California. In the Rep.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Josh Harder (CA-10) voted to pass the final version of the American Rescue Plan currently on its way to President Biden’s desk. The package includes a round of $1,400 direct stimulus checks, more than $190 million for Stanislaus County and its cities, and more than $180 million for San Joaquin County and its cities.

March 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) and his colleagues sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy on behalf of the 1.6 million California households struggling with water debt. Rep.

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March 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) called on the federal government to immediately clarify when and if a mass vaccination site will be coming to the Central Valley. In his afternoon press conference just now, Gov.

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March 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) backed a new amendment in the COVID-19 relief package currently moving through Congress as a huge win for Valley families. Under this new amendment, anyone who has received unemployment benefits will not be taxed for the first $10,200 of the money they received in 2020.

March 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Indian Ambassador to the United States, to urge him to support restarting talks between the Indian government and its farmers. In the letter, Rep.

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March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Tonight, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) voted to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, in an effort to end Washington’s culture of corruption. Among its many provisions, is Harder-authored text that requires registered lobbyists to disclose their title and clients whenever they make contact with a member of the Legislative or Executive Branch.

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