Press Releases

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Federal Contribution to Water Projects has Dropped Nearly 70 Percent, Leaving Local and State Governments to Shoulder Costs Alone

WASHINGTON – On the heels of yesterday’s infrastructure meeting at the White House, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today spearheaded an effort to ensure the coming infrastructure deal prioritizes Central Valley water needs by supporting drought-resilient infrastructure, securing funding for California water projects, and ensuring our businesses, families, and farmers have t

April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s new executive order mandating that the state develop a comprehensive water strategy to assess water infrastructure needs and promote a climate-resilient future.

April 24, 2019 Press Release
Bill Focuses on “All of the Above” Solutions, Has Garnered Support of Diverse Group of Stakeholders, Broad Bipartisan Backing

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder today announced the Securing Access for the Central Valley and Enhancing (SAVE) Water Resources Act. The bill provides a wraparound approach to addressing water issues facing the Central Valley by increasing storage opportunities, spurring innovation, and making long-overdue investments in our aging water infrastructure.

April 22, 2019 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder released a report on the Central Valley’s federal funding priorities after the Trump administration’s budget called for deep program cuts which would harm Central Valley workers, students, and farmers. The report is a culmination of Rep.

April 12, 2019 Press Release
Harder Has Already Worked to Pass 13 Bills and Amendments Through House, Helped Hundreds of Constituents

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder, who was sworn into office only 100 days ago, shared his record of results and key lessons learned from holding dozens of public events with Central Valley residents. During the first three months of 2019, Rep.

April 11, 2019 Press Release
Only One-Third of Elementary and Middle School Students Read at Grade Level, Stanislaus County Ranks 44th for Literacy in CA

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Josh Harder today took Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to task over her decision to eliminate multiple programs that help children read, in the midst of a nationwide failure to fully address shortfalls in childhood literacy.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Josh Harder today issued a statement regarding the State Water Resources Control Board’s proposal to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning revising water quality Standards for the San Francisco Bay-Delta:

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Josh Harder today announced a bipartisan bill to tackle the Central Valley homelessness crisis. There are thousands of people in Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties experiencing homelessness and hundreds left on the street every day.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Representative Josh Harder’s amendment to close the wage gap for women of color.

March 21, 2019 Press Release

PATTERSON, CA – In his push for sustainable water solutions for the Central Valley, Representative Josh Harder yesterday toured two innovative water projects across local water districts.