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October 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) advocated for Nevadans’ healthcare access during the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight hearing entitled, “Maximizing Health Coverage Enrollment Amidst Administration Sabotage.” The hearing focused on the significance of maximizing enrollment in quality affordable health coverage, in the face of the Trump administration

October 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As a member of the House Budget Committee, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV) issued this statement after Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell publicly warned of severe and ongoing risks to the economy if a robust coronavirus relief package is not passed:

 

September 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, in the final days of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Congressman Steven Horsford voted in favor of four bipartisan bills that enhance mental health programs in Nevada and throughout the country.  These bills increase funding for mental health services in our nation, strengthening mental health support for underserved communities, young people, and for students who face a challenging time learning from home.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-04) led Reps. Susie Lee (NV-03), Ben McAdams (UT-04), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and TJ Cox (CA-21) in introducing the No Nuclear Testing Without Approval Act, legislation which would prevent the President from administering future plans for nuclear testing in Nevada and across the country without congressional authorization while ensuring the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) can continue their duty to our national security.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) voted to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill he cosponsored, which would establish clear workplace protections and reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. 

September 17, 2020 Press Release

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. 

September 5, 2020 Press Release

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. 

September 3, 2020 Press Release

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. 

September 2, 2020 Press Release

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. 

August 31, 2020 Press Release

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.