Press Releases

September 23, 2019 Press Release
Harder to Bring Life-Size Taxidermy Nutria to Demonstrate Scale of Threat Posed

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that his bill to halt the invasion of Nutria, an invasive swamp rat, will receive a hearing in the Water Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee. The bill would revive an expired program that helped to successfully stop a similar invasion in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.

September 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a federal investment of $542,201.70 to allow the Manteca Fire Department to hire more firefighters.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Susan Brooks (IN-05) introduced the E-BOOK Act to help college students save money on textbooks by encouraging the use of low-cost or free digital course materials in higher education. 

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is leading a group of California lawmakers in an effort to ensure that law enforcement officers across the country get the resources to safely and effectively do their jobs and keep our families safe.

September 18, 2019 Press Release
Legislation will Guarantee Family Caregivers Have Larger Voice

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today passed an amendment through the House Education and Labor Committee to ensure caregivers have a voice in advocating for the seniors they care for as the committee considers legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA).

September 18, 2019 Press Release

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

September 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced the bipartisan Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act, legislation that will allow the families of fallen and critically injured servicemembers to end their phone, cable, or internet contract without being financially penalized. Reps.

September 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10), alongside Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Jim Costa (CA-16), John Garamendi (CA-03), and TJ Cox, (CA-21) released the following statement in advance of Governor Gavin Newsom’s veto of SB1. 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a major victory, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that the Trump Administration will finally meet its legal obligation to make sure refugee and immigrant children at a Modesto, California facility have access to legal aid services.

September 12, 2019 Press Release
Harder Heard About Hunger Issues from His Own Students While Teaching at MJC

WASHINGTON – Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) today introduced legislation to address the growing crisis of food insecurity among college students.

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