Press Releases

March 30, 2020 Press Release
Harder: Normal Bureaucrat Speed Won’t Work During a Pandemic

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is asking Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for answers regarding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s plans for distributing the stimulus payments and aid for Small Businesses signed into law last week.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, the leader of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, asking him to appoint a member of the agriculture community to represent the interests of America’s farmers, farmworkers, and food distributors.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today voted to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third sweeping bipartisan bill to help America fight the Coronavirus and ensuing economic chaos.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a letter, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to do more to help rural school districts whose students lack access to reliable internet at home. During the outbreak, all schools in Rep.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will hold a second emergency telephone town hall with his constituents and special guests from San Joaquin County Public Health Services. The event will provide answers to many frequently asked questions.

The event will take place today, March 23rd from 1:30-2:30 Pacific Time.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is finalizing legislation to give everyone access to the Coronavirus vaccine once it’s completed all necessary testing and development.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) Paid Sick Leave Credit Act has passed the House of Representatives as part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Rep.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to concerns over missed work for employees, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has introduced the Paid Sick Leave Credit Act of 2020. The bill would provide tax credits to businesses that pay sick leave to employees who miss work because of the Coronavirus.

March 11, 2020 Press Release
Bill Will Make Massive Investments in Local Storage Projects, Water Infrastructure, Research

WASHINGTON – The first bill introduced by Representative Josh Harder (CA-10), the Securing Access for the Central Valley and Enhancing (SAVE) Water Resources Act passed in the Natural Resources Committee today on a vote of 19-12.

March 10, 2020 Press Release
Central Valley Region Receives Fourth-Lowest Funding Level in America Despite High Rates of Trafficking

WASHINGTON – After discussions with Stanislaus County Sheriff Jeff Dirkse, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10), in a letter, has asked the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to increase federal funding to support local efforts to fight drug trafficking.