Press Releases

October 3, 2019 Press Release
Grant Will Allow Stanislaus County to Hire More Personnel

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a federal investment of $1,200,000 to allow Stanislaus County to expand its Community Assessment, Response, and Engagement (CARE) team by hiring a public health nurse, substance use clinician, and a project coordinator to buy recovery housing and emergency shelter vouchers.

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October 1, 2019 Press Release
Bill will Provide Career Education Opportunities at After-School Programs

WASHINGTON – As part of his continued effort to bring more jobs to the Central Valley, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced the bipartisan, bicameral Youth Workforce Readiness Act. The bill would provide funding for hands-on skills education at after-school programs for students starting in elementary school.

October 1, 2019 Press Release
Grant will Support Expansion of VOLT Institute

Harder Worked to Ensure Development Program Was Funded after Trump Administration Proposed Its Total Elimination

September 30, 2019 Press Release
Investment Will Quadruple Capacity, Increase Parenting Support

One in Six Students at Stan State Juggle Parenting, Academic Responsibilities

September 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host a Youth Town Hall specifically aimed at giving high school students a chance to voice their opinions. As a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Harder hopes to hear directly from students on what he can do to advocate for them in Congress.

September 28, 2019 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed SB1.

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September 27, 2019 Press Release
California Medical Association Estimates Bill Could Attract and Retain 10,000 Doctors over Ten Years

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), and Karen Bass (CA-37) today introduced the bipartisan Stopping Doctor Shortages Act, to close a loophole in federal regulations that prevents doctors in California and Texas from qualifying for student loan repayment programs.

September 25, 2019 Press Release
Current Law Amounts to Slap on Wrist for Intimidating Workers: Harder Legislation Will Strengthen Protections

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) passed his amendment through the House Education and Labor Committee which would crack-down on employers who attempt to intimidate workers interested in forming a union.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today brought a taxidermy nutria to a hearing to illustrate the scale of the threat posed by the invasive species and the importance of his legislation to eradicate it. Rep. Harder’s bill would revive an expired program that helped to successfully stop a similar invasion in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) released the following statement regarding impeachment proceedings. 

“Last week, we found out that the president himself may have put our national security at risk, invited another foreign government to interfere in our election, and used American tax dollars to further his own political agenda.

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