Press Releases

September 14, 2020 Press Release
Students from Turlock, Tracy Honored for Works

Modesto, CA – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The Grand Prize-winning student, Martha Wenstrup of Turlock, will have her work “Read Between the Lines” displayed in the United States Capitol Complex for an entire year and receive a free trip to Washington, D.C.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement in response to the shooting of two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies on Saturday night.

September 10, 2020 Press Release
Nearly Two-Thirds of Students in Harder’s District Rely on School Nutrition Programs

WASHINGTON – In response to concerns from school districts across the Central Valley, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has written a letter asking the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow school districts to continue their nutrition programs through the end of the school year regardless of in-person opening status.

September 3, 2020 Press Release
Asymptomatic Workers Considered Essential, but Do Not Qualify for Isolation Housing

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand FEMA housing criteria to support agriculture workers, who are on the frontlines and have been working throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today released a comprehensive mid-year report detailing his accomplishments on behalf of the Central Valley. The report outlines Rep. Harder’s legislative work, constituent services, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 29, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement following the death of Stanislaus County Supervisor and former State Senator and Assemblymember Tom Berryhill.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to plans by the United States Census Bureau to cut short this year’s Census count, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) demanded that the Bureau reverse its decision so a complete count can be achieved.

August 21, 2020 Press Release
Students Must Earn Nomination from Member of Congress to Attend Academies

Modesto, CA – On Tuesday, August 25th at 5:30 PM Pacific Time, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host an information session to assist students interested in attending a military academy. Applications are due on October 31st, but Rep. Harder encourages students to attend the info session and apply early. Every academy besides the U.S.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) and the largest veterans groups in the United States announced a final effort to secure coverage for Vietnam Veterans exposed to Agent Orange but who are unable to access support from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Legislation based on a bill Rep.

August 14, 2020 Press Release
Inaccurate Snowpack Readings Result in Water Waste, Substantial Financial Losses

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) and Senator Dianne Feinstein today introduced the Snow Water Supply Forecasting Program Authorization Act to establish an airborne snow observatory (ASO) and measurement program within the Department of the Interior.

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