Press Releases

November 18, 2020 Press Release
Harder: “What the Hell is Happening in Washington”

WASHINGTON – In response to Washington inaction as a third deadly wave of Coronavirus overwhelms local health systems and forces more people to stay home, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) took to the House floor to demand an immediate stimulus deal.

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) led a bipartisan letter alongside 111 of his colleagues asking Congressional negotiators to include his legislation benefitting Vietnam Veterans in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA – also known as the “Defense Bill”).

October 30, 2020 Press Release
Harder’s Swamp Rat Bill Passed House, Senate with Unanimous Bipartisan Support

Washington – Today, President Donald Trump signed Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) first standalone bill into law. The new law authored by Rep.

October 15, 2020 Press Release
Recipients Demonstrated Leadership During Pandemic

Modesto, CA – Today, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced the winners of his first annual Latino Leadership Awards in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s winners include Yamilet Valladolid of Golden Valley Health Centers, Ariana Gonzalez of Modesto Junior College, and Marvin Jacobo of City Ministry Network. Rep.

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Nearly 100,000 Students Unable to Complete SAT in August Due to Testing Site Closures

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today is calling on College Board CEO, David Coleman, to adapt testing protocol for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) to allow students to complete the exam during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation Will Support Nutria Eradication Efforts in California, Louisiana, Other Nutria-Impacted States

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder’s (CA-10) bill to stop the invasion of the nutria, a giant swamp rat from South America, passed the Senate last night and will be sent to President Trump to be signed into law.

September 29, 2020 Press Release
Harder anima al Valle Central a responder al censo para MAÑANA

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is encouraging his constituents to fill out the Census by tomorrow, September 30th. Although a pending court case may extend the response period, Rep. Harder wants to ensure that every person living in his district is counted in this year’s Census.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to dangerous air quality levels that have been in the unhealthy range in the Valley for nearly a month, as a result of some of the worst wildfires in California’s history, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today introduced the Wildfire Smoke Relief Act

September 24, 2020 Press Release
Legislation to Map Risk Around Electrical Infrastructure, Risk to Farmworkers Included in House Energy Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, two amendments introduced by Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) to help California protect the public from wildfires passed the House of Representatives as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. The amendments focus on protecting electrical infrastructure and reducing the effects of smoke on outdoor workers.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) today slammed the California Employment Development Department (EDD) for its sudden decision to stop processing new unemployment claims and 1.6 million applications stuck in backlog.