Press Releases

December 3, 2019 Press Release
Harder’s Grandfather, A Vietnam Veteran, Died of a Heart Attack after Exposure to Agent Orange

Harder Introduces Bicameral Resolution, Contacts White House

December 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a $274,000 federal investment to support students pursuing careers in agriculture at Stanislaus State. The funding, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), promotes and supports recruitment into agricultural studies and agricultural science education.

November 20, 2019 Press Release
Doctors Medical Center in Modesto Could Lose $2.5 Million; Oak Valley Threatened with $150,000 Cut Next Year

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Paul Cook (CA-8) are leading a bipartisan coalition of California congressmembers in a letter asking House leadership to address looming cuts to a federal program which provides funding to hospitals which serve uninsured and underinsured patients.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After holding 18 in-person town halls with constituents in the Central Valley, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will hold his fifth telephone town hall tomorrow. These events allow residents of the 10th Congressional District a chance to ask questions, get answers, and get help with federal agencies.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Corporate PACs spent over $400 million on federal elections in the 2018—more than any other type of PAC

WASHINGTON – Continuing efforts to root out corruption in Washington, Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Max Rose (NY-11) introduced the Ban Corporate PACs Act, which would ban all corporate Political Action Committees (PACs).

November 14, 2019 Press Release
Harder: “California is on The Tip of The Spear” on Climate Change, Failing Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – In a letter, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) asked the House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold a hearing on the failures of public utilities, such as Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to invest in its infrastructure in the face of changing climate conditions and the frequency of extreme weather events.

November 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is educating his colleagues on the House Agriculture Committee on the devastating threat posed by swamp rats to Valley agriculture, environment, and infrastructure as the rest of the Washington establishment focuses on impeachment. During a hearing in the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, Rep.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder’s bipartisan Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act has passed the House of Representatives on a unanimous bipartisan vote.

November 12, 2019 Press Release
Harder Represents Over 10,000 Dreamers

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program, created under the Obama Administration, protects over 10,000 young people in the Central Valley.

November 1, 2019 Press Release
Harder’s 18th Town Hall to Feature Local Industry Leaders, Health Care Advocates

Modesto, CA – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host his 18th in-person town hall in Modesto during the upcoming district work period. This town hall will be focused on the issue of health care in the Valley.