Press Releases

March 10, 2020 Press Release
Stanislaus County Public Health Officer, Assistant Director of Emergency Services to Join Call to Provide Updates

WASHINGTON – As the result of recommendations from public health agencies, Representative Josh Harder will postpone his planned town hall in Modesto focusing on the Census on March 18th.  Instead, he will hold an informational telephone town hall on the Coronavirus with Stanislaus County Public Health Officer Dr.

March 6, 2020 Press Release
Winner’s Artwork to be Displayed in the U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced that he will be accepting submissions for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. High school students residing in the 10th Congressional District are encouraged to participate by submitting original artwork. The winning piece of artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today voted to pass a nearly $8.3 billion emergency aid package aimed at containing and treating the coronavirus outbreak which has infected 80 Americans nationally through the House of Representatives.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After pushing for months, Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) bipartisan bill to fight the invasion of giant South American swamp rats passed the House of Representatives today with unanimous support.

February 25, 2020 Press Release
“Nellie” the Nutria Made Congressional Debut in Hearing Last Year

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will bring “Nellie” a stuffed Nutria to the House Floor tomorrow at approximately 1:15 EST during debate on his bipartisan bill to reauthorize a program which helps states like California battle the invasive species of giant swamp rats. In September, Rep.

February 24, 2020 Press Release
Every Person Not Counted Could Cost Central Valley Nearly $2,000 Annually

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is warning residents of the 10th Congressional District about a political effort to manipulate the 2020 Census.

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: