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July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) has co-sponsored three new bills that would address Nevada’s housing crisis with major investments in affordable housing, homelessness prevention, and assistance for first-time homebuyers. Together, these bills would invest more than $700 billion and ensure safe, affordable housing for all families.

July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Steven Horsford joined a bicameral, bipartisan group of legislators to introduce the Rebuilding Economies and Creating Opportunities for More People Everywhere to Excel (RECOMPETE) Act. The RECOMPETE Act would establish a new federal block grant program at the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to empower underserved communities with flexible, 10-year RECOMPETE grants to meet local economic development needs, invest in workers and businesses, and create a path for long-term economic growth.

July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) led a letter from over 100 Members of the House of Representatives to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Leader Chuck Schumer requesting that at least $100 billion in new spending for workforce development be included in the upcoming reconciliation package.

July 16, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — This week, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) joined a bipartisan group of legislators to introduce the Pathways to Health Careers Act, legislation to modernize the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program to better support low-income workers as they seek training and education for in-demand health care careers.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) has announced the launch of new radio and web resources to educate families in Nevada’s Fourth District about advance Child Tax Credit payments, which started today as part of the American Rescue Plan’s support for working families.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV.Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) is encouraging Nevada families to be on the lookout for advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments up to $300/month per child. The payments start today and will continue through December 2021 as part of the American Rescue Plan’s relief for working families.

July 14, 2021 In The News

The first installments of the newly expanded federal child care tax credit will start arriving on Thursday for the families of some 600,000 Nevada children, with local advocates and Southern Nevada’s congressional delegation hailing the COVID-19 relief provision as a pivota

July 1, 2021 In The News

A $715 billion transportation and water projects bill passed by the House on Thursday includes more than $51 million for Nevada projects, including funding for interstates, potential grant money for high-speed rail and Amtrak.

 

July 1, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) voted for House passage of the INVEST in America Act, which includes millions in funding that he secured for key infrastructure projects to retrofit streetlights in North Las Vegas and reconstruct Charleston Park Avenue in Pahrump.

The INVEST in America Act is an infrastructure funding package that makes transformational investments in America’s highways, roads, bridges, rail, and water infrastructure to create jobs, modernize our infrastructure, and reduce carbon pollution.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — This week, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) joined his colleagues on the House Ways and Means Committee’s Oversight Subcommittee to hold a hearing on expanding access to higher education, particularly for students of color and those from low-income backgrounds.