Press Releases

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has asked President Trump to reconsider additional tariffs on Chinese goods, including printed goods from China which would increase prices on Bibles. More than half of the Bibles produced in the world originate in China because of the specialized printing processes involved.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host two events open to the public during the upcoming district work period. Town halls and office hours give folks in the Central Valley an opportunity to make their voices heard, ask questions about what’s happening in Washington, and get help with federal issues.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Pompeo, Modi Set to Meet Next Week

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to address new retaliatory tariffs on almonds with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a reported meeting next week. Rep. Harder’s district is one of the largest producers of almonds in the country, and India is the top export destination for the product.

June 21, 2019 Press Release
Nutria Threaten Central Valley Infrastructure, Wetlands

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced legislation to eradicate and control the population growth of nutria, colloquially referred to as “swamp rats,” in the Central Valley.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced $750,000 in funding from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for a new water treatment plant and transmission main line to the cities of Ceres and Turlock.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release
Immigrant Servicemembers More Likely to be Denied Citizenship Than Civilian Immigrants

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is reintroducing the bipartisan Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training (ENLIST) Act, which would allow Dreamers to serve in the military and earn Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status, also known as “Green Cards,” for their service. Rep. Harder’s Republican predecessor, Rep.

June 18, 2019 Press Release
India is Top Export Destination for Almonds, Worth $650 Million Annually

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement after India imposed retaliatory tariffs up to 70 percent on American products, including almonds. Rep. Harder’s district is one of the largest producers of almonds in the country, and India is the top export destination for the product.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Building on his commitment to accessibility, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will give residents of the Central Valley an opportunity to connect with him during a live telephone town hall while he is in Washington for votes on Tuesday, June 18th. The event will begin at about six o’clock PM Pacific and last approximately an hour.

June 14, 2019 Press Release
Average Age of Farmers Has Risen by Nearly Eight Years Since 1980’s, Industry Groups Worry About Looming Farmer Shortage

WASHINGTON – Reps. Josh Harder (CA-10) Joe Courtney (CT-2), Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15), and Lee Zeldin (NY-1) introduced the Young Farmer Success Act, a bipartisan effort to preserve America’s agricultural economy and the security of its national food supply by adding full-time farmers and ranchers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  

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June 13, 2019 Press Release
SAVE Water Resources Act Would Expand Access to Water for Central Valley
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