Press Releases

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.

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August 14, 2019 Press Release
Detention Facilities Remain Serious Humanitarian Crisis, Have Seen Minor Progress Thanks to Public Outcry

Modesto, CA – Yesterday, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) led a bipartisan fact-finding mission to the southern border to get a first-hand look at the conditions in which asylum-seekers and other immigrants are being held. The tour took Rep.

August 8, 2019 Press Release
Tom Dimperio, Modesto Native, Was Awarded Three Purple Hearts, Bronze Star for Service in WWII

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is encouraging Americans to send birthday cards to Tom Dimperio, a WWII hero who will turn 100 years old on August 18th. Dimperio is originally from Hoboken, New Jersey served in Italy during the war and went on to work for the United States Postal Service. Cards should be sent to Josh Harder’s Modesto office

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August 8, 2019 Press Release
Will Provide Hands-On Study of Air Pollution in Central Valley

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a $790,417.00 investment through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to allow the California State University System to improve science technology, engineering, and mathematics education at CSU Stanislaus, Bakersfield, and Fresno.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today announced a federal Department of Education Investment of $443,308 to allow the Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) to provide farmworkers with High School Equivalency Diplomas (HSEDs). This is the first annual installment of a five-year grant through the Department’s High School Equivalency Program.

August 5, 2019 Press Release
Grants Will Provide Modesto Resources to get Families Off the Street, Expand Low and Moderate Income Housing

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will invest $2.9 million to help increase affordable housing for low income and moderate income people in Modesto. 

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