Press Releases

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to dangerous air quality levels that have been in the unhealthy range in the Valley for nearly a month, as a result of some of the worst wildfires in California’s history, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today introduced the Wildfire Smoke Relief Act

September 24, 2020 Press Release
Legislation to Map Risk Around Electrical Infrastructure, Risk to Farmworkers Included in House Energy Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, two amendments introduced by Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) to help California protect the public from wildfires passed the House of Representatives as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. The amendments focus on protecting electrical infrastructure and reducing the effects of smoke on outdoor workers.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today slammed the California Employment Development Department (EDD) for its sudden decision to stop processing new unemployment claims and 1.6 million applications stuck in backlog.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has written a letter to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla requesting that his office take additional measures to ensure nursing home residents can vote without incident this November. Nursing homes in Rep.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced a federal investment of $350,000 through the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to help the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Turlock combat human trafficking. Rep.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is launching his first annual Latino Leadership Awards. The top award will honor a member of the Latino community in the Central Valley for their contributions to the community. Rep.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today introduced the Apprenticeships to College Act, which would expand a program allowing skilled workers to earn college credit for apprenticeships they’ve already completed.

September 18, 2020 Press Release
Senator Doug Jones Introduces Senate Companion

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) introduced the Senate companion to Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) Protecting Fairs During Coronavirus Act.

September 18, 2020 Press Release
“X-Prize” Competition Would Incent Private-Sector Development of New Technologies to Clean Shared Air in Indoor Spaces

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) introduced the Safe Indoor Spaces Act to provide incentives to spur private-sector development of new technologies that can make indoor spaces safe to inhabit during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

September 16, 2020 Press Release
More than 500,000 People in SJ Valley Have Asthma, Must Wait for Meds

WASHINGTON – In response to continuing service delay issues with the United States Postal Service (USPS), Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has sent a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, urging the service to address delays of life-saving medicines.