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December 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Senate is considering delaying a vote on the Build Back Better Act until January to focus on voting rights priorities.

December 16, 2021 Page

In November 2021, Congressman Steven Horsford voted for the bipartisan passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a landmark law that will invest more than $4 billion in Nevada to create good-paying union jobs, rebuild Nevada’s economy, improve roads, public transportation, and water infrastructure, and expand access to high-speed internet.

December 13, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) is urging local non-profit organizations to apply for $30 million in Community Recovery Grants funded by the American Rescue Plan. Applications for the Community Recovery Grants program opened on December 9, 2021 and will close on January 3, 2022.

December 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) joined his colleagues on the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee to examine the findings of the so-called Pandora Papers — 11.9 million leaked documents published by the International Consortium of Independent Journalists that exposed the hidden wealth of billionaires, politicians, and public officials in 91 countries.

December 7, 2021 In The News

Every month since July, Las Vegas resident Lori Muñoz receives around $300 for her daughter as part of the federal child tax credit. She spends it on school clothes, school lunches and other expenses that may come up.

“It’s just been a huge help in that area,” Muñoz said. “You always think, ‘oh it’s some extra money.’ It’s never extra money. … Kids always need, there’s always something that needs to be bought.”

December 3, 2021 In The News

Nevada scored a victory this week when the U.S. Department of Energy announced it was embracing a policy of requiring state and local approval for development of any nuclear waste storage site. That move, combined with staunch opposition among Nevada’s leaders to the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, amounted to a reprieve from any immediate prospect of reviving the atrocious facility.

December 1, 2021 In The News

Para Frankie Perez, un veterano de la Fuerza Aérea y padre adoptivo temporal de cinco de sus sobrinas y sobrinos, la reciente expansión del crédito fiscal federal por hijos no solo le permitió sacar adelante a su casa durante la pandemia, sino también "mejorar la calidad de vida" de los niños al poder pagar uniformes escolares, deportes y paseos familiares.

November 30, 2021 In The News

Nevada families have received more than $750 million from expanded child tax credit direct payments since the program began in July.

More than 595,000 children in Nevada benefited from the credits in November, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service.

November 29, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) and Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo held a listening session to hear from families and community leaders in Nevada’s Fourth District about the impact of the expanded Child Tax Credit and the urgency of extending this key tax cut for middle-class families through the Build Back Better Act.