Press Releases

April 9, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host a Coronavirus digital town hall tomorrow at 2:00 PM PST on his Facebook page and Zoom to answer questions directly from constituents about the new financial relief benefits available thanks to the CARES Act. Rep.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – After hearing concerns from local workers, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to President Trump asking for hazard pay and protections for essential workers putting themselves on the line to keep our country safe.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) will introduce the bipartisan Covid-19 Graduate Relief Act, with six other cosponsors, to allow 2020 college graduates to defer their student loans for three years. The Coronavirus has sent the U.S. job market into a tailspin - last month, the U.S.

April 7, 2020 Press Release
Local Schools Could Lose $2.5 Million in Head Start Funding If Critical Deadline Isn’t Modified

Modesto, CA – After hearing concerns from the Stanislaus County Office of Education (STANCOE) regarding an impending deadline, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) contacted the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ask for flexibility.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representatives Josh Harder (CA-10), Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) led a bipartisan letter with over 80 other members of Congress urging the Small Business Administration (SBA) to ensure farmers and agricultural businesses can access immediate Coronavirus relief through the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program under the r

March 31, 2020 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) will host a webinar tomorrow to help small business owners understand and access the relief available to them as the economic fallout resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic continues. The event will feature a presentation by the U.S. Small Business Administration and local experts on small business resources.

March 30, 2020 Press Release
Harder: Normal Bureaucrat Speed Won’t Work During a Pandemic

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is asking Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for answers regarding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s plans for distributing the stimulus payments and aid for Small Businesses signed into law last week.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, the leader of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, asking him to appoint a member of the agriculture community to represent the interests of America’s farmers, farmworkers, and food distributors.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today voted to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third sweeping bipartisan bill to help America fight the Coronavirus and ensuing economic chaos.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a letter, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to do more to help rural school districts whose students lack access to reliable internet at home. During the outbreak, all schools in Rep.