Press Releases

August 30, 2019 Press Release
Construction Bid is Step Forward for Facility, Progress Still to be Made

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today released the following statement regarding the announcement of S.J. Amoroso Construction Co. Inc. receiving the construction bid for the French Camp VA facility:

August 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) slammed the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) for its incompetence in handling a local request for investment which would bring an estimated 2,000 jobs to the Central Valley.

August 28, 2019 Press Release
National Competition is an Opportunity for Local Students to Showcase Programming Skills

Students Are Encouraged to Register by September 10th; Submissions Due November 1st

August 27, 2019 Press Release
Deadline Extended for Card Submissions to September 6th

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is thanking residents of the Central Valley who took the time to make or send birthday cards to Tom Dimperio, a WWII Veteran from Modesto who turned 100 years old on August 18th.

August 26, 2019 Press Release
Students Must Earn Nomination from Member of Congress to Attend Academies

Modesto, CA – Next week, 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. Coast Guard Academy requires a Congressional nomination.

August 26, 2019 Press Release
Local Departments, Including Turlock, Have Been Forced to Cut Hours

Modesto, CA – In response to budget issues, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host a workshop next week to help local fire departments apply for and secure federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA staff will be present to help departments understand the application requirements. In addition to helping departments apply, Rep.

August 22, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Harder Will Also Hold One on One Meetings in Turlock

Modesto, CA – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host his 14th in-person town hall in Modesto during the district work period. He will also hold office hours in Turlock where constituents can meet with him one on one.

August 21, 2019 Press Release
Central Valley has less than half the medical practitioners per capita as the Bay Area

Modesto, CA – After recently touring the Modesto VA Clinic, Rep. Harder heard from veterans and VA officials alike that veterans are experiencing unacceptably long wait times. He heard this is due in part because of doctor and nurses shortages in the Central Valley.

August 20, 2019 Press Release
Grants Will Provide Resources to Continue Early Education Services for Low-Income Families

Turlock, CA - Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will invest $26 million to help continue Head Start programs in Stanislaus County. Head Start provides comprehensive early child education, as well as offering health and nutrition programs.

August 15, 2019 Press Release
Grants will Provide Resources to Expand Low Income Housing, Improve Emergency Shelters, and Re-House Homeless

Turlock, CA - Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will invest $2.5 million to help expand affordable housing for low income and moderate income people in Stanislaus County.