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May 5, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that Nevada will receive $2,261,337 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist with education efforts about the safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine.
 

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford joined the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee for a hearing on telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and its future.

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 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford joined House Democrats to reintroduce H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill will reduce drug prices for American families and stop pharmaceutical companies from price-gouging necessary and life-saving medications.

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 9, 2021 In The News

With their reelections perhaps hinging on how the public will view the impact of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP), Democratic members of Nevada’s congressional delegation highlighted what they say the legislation will mean for schools, families, business owners, and medical providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and recession.

April 8, 2021 In The News

FirstMed Health and Wellness is the kind of community clinic U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford wants to see more of, and it’s the kind getting a boost from the federal government.

April 7, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford visited FirstMed Health and Wellness Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in North Las Vegas that provides comprehensive care to low-income and underserved Nevadans.

April 2, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford hosted a virtual town hall to highlight key health care provisions in the American Rescue Plan that increase access to affordable health care. Congressman Horsford was joined by Kelly Adams, CEO of Mesa View Hospital, Steven Flores, CEO of the Hope Christian Health Center, and Dave Passey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 9 Director of External Affairs.

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).