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October 6, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — This week, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) announced his office secured nearly $1.7 million to expand health care infrastructure and improve care for underserved communities in Nevada’s Fourth District. The funding, which comes from the American Rescue Plan, will be distributed to FirstMed Health and Wellness Center, Hope Christian Health Center, and the Southern Nevada Health District.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) voted to pass H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act. This bill will ensure equal access to abortion nationwide and prevent states from imposing unconstitutional restrictions on abortion care.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) joined President Biden and a group of House and Senate Democrats for a White House meeting to discuss the urgent need to pass the Build Back Better plan and deliver for America’s working families.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Steven Horsford (NV-04), Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Nannette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) introduced a resolution to designate September 22 as National Hispanic Nurses Day to recognize the strength and dedication of Hispanic nurses and thank them for their service to their communities.

September 9, 2021 In The News

Democrats made their pitch for America’s first nationwide parental and medical leave program Thursday, as Congress began work on what could be the signature bill of the Biden presidency.

Five House committees returned from summer break to start putting together the Democrats’ major social program bill, dubbed the Build Back Better Act, that could reach up to $3.5 trillion in new policies. Republicans are mounting a campaign to do whatever they can to kill it.

August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA-13), Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN-09), and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (D-NY-16) introduced the Nursing Home Workforce Support and Expansion Act, a bill that would improve nursing home care by strengthening wages and benefits for long-term care workers.

August 1, 2021 Press Release

Tonight, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) issued the following statement to demand an immediate extension of the federal eviction moratorium, which expired at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

“As Democrats in Congress fought to extend the federal eviction moratorium and keep families in their homes, Reps. Cori Bush, Maxine Waters, Ayanna Pressley, and others have spoken truth to power. Allowing the eviction moratorium to expire in the middle of a pandemic is unconscionable, and our working families deserve better.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance more than $7.3 million in funding that Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) secured for community projects in Nevada’s Fourth District. If passed by the Senate and signed into law by President Biden, the funding will strengthen health care, job opportunities, safety, and community well-being across the Fourth District.

July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) have introduced the Medicare Dental Coverage Act, which would expand Medicare Part B to cover most dental services, including preventive dental care, routine dental treatments, and dentures.

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.