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May 5, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford participated in a House Ways and Means Committee markup on the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021 (SECURE Act 2.0), a bipartisan bill to increase retirement savings and simplify and clarify retirement plan rules.

May 3, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford hosted a livestreamed information session about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, the $28.6 billion program to help restaurants rebuild and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement in support of President Biden’s American Families Plan.

April 18, 2021 In The News

Nevada’s drinking water infrastructure will need more than $5 billion in maintenance costs over the next two decades. Internet access in portions of the state’s vast rural areas is lacking. And extreme weather has brought more than $1 billion in repairs over the last decade.

The bill would provide funding for all types of infrastructure, including child care, veterans’ health care and green energy, in legislation supported by many Democrats. Nevada’s congressional Democrats have signaled they are in favor of the bill.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford voted to pass H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Paycheck Fairness Act strengthens the 1963 Equal Pay Act and closes its loopholes to ensure that all workers receive equal pay for equal work.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford and fellow leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Joe Biden and Vice President Harris to discuss racial equity, the COVID-19 pandemic, and economic opportunities for Black Americans in the American Jobs Plan.
 

April 7, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that the Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program will begin accepting applications tomorrow, April 8th, 2021. Congressman Horsford secured additional funding for the SVOG program as part of the American Rescue Plan’s support for small businesses. The program includes over $16 billion in grants for shuttered venues.

April 7, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that many Social Security recipients and others who have not yet received their Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 from the American Rescue Plan should expect to see electronic payments hit their bank accounts or be loaded onto their Direct Express Cards beginning today.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that his office has secured more than $2.7 million in COVID-19 response funding for two health centers in Nevada’s Fourth District. Statewide, eight community health centers will receive more than $25 million from the American Rescue Plan to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts and services for vulnerable populations. The funding will be awarded beginning in April 2021 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

March 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Steven Horsford, D-Nev., and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., led a bicameral letter to Labor Secretary Marty Walsh outlining priorities for $2 billion in American Rescue Plan funding to overhaul unemployment insurance administration and technology.