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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) announced his support for H.R. 7947, the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act, bipartisan legislation that provides temporary, targeted support to protect vulnerable foster youth and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus 2020 Census Task Force, led a letter to Secretary Wilbur Ross of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Director Steven Dillingham of the U.S. Census Bureau to request information on safety measures implemented during census operations to prevent further exposure of individuals to COVID-19.
Pahrump, Nev. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) conducted a congressional oversight visit at the Nevada Southern Detention Center in Pahrump, NV in an effort to bring transparency to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) treatment of its detainees. Members toured the detention center to examine the conditions of the facility after reports of a growing number of COVID-19 cases.
North Las Vegas, Nev. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) hosted a virtual education roundtable as part of a Congressional Day of Action to discuss the challenges and needs of educators, students, and parents in Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) has taken action to ensure students are able to access school nutrition programs this school year. He joined 110 Members of Congress in a letter urging Secretary Sonny Perdue of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to immediately reverse his decision to end the school meal waivers that have fed countless children in Nevada and across the country.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) and 90 Members of Congress sent a letter to the U.S. Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expressing serious concerns over recent changes to the COVID-19 testing guidance that have helped contain the outbreak and demanding an explanation to this abrupt shift in direction.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) voted to pass the Delivering for America Act, H.R. 8015, to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from implementing any operational changes that would obstruct prompt, reliable service. The Postal Service has been a lifeline for veterans and seniors who need medication and rural communities in Nevada’s Fourth District, including White Pine, Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda, Mineral, and Lyon counties, who depend on mail delivery for everyday needs, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
North Las Vegas, Nev. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) will host a virtual town hall to hear from the National Association of Letter Carriers, Nevada State Association of Letter Carriers, the Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Program, Nye County representatives, the Walker River Paiutes, and constituents who have been adversely affected by operational changes and discuss efforts at the federal level to provide critical funding to the Postal Service.
North Las Vegas, Nev. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) joined Representatives Susie Lee (NV-03), Dina Titus (NV-01), and Jason Crow (CO-06) on a call with regional reporters to urge the U.S. Senate not to cut emergency unemployment income that 30 million American workers, including 590,000 Nevadans, have relied on since the onset of the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), member of the bipartisan House Ways and Means Committee Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force, joined a virtual roundtable to examine the role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.