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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) introduced the Dependent Income Exclusion Act to make health insurance more affordable for families with children who have part-time jobs or are enrolled in job training programs. This legislation would allow families to exclude specific dependent income when calculating their eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies.
Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, September 18, 2019, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi in announcing the Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), designed to reduce drug prices for Americans across the country and stop pharmaceutical companies from hiking up the costs of necessary and life-saving medications.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) voted on and helped pass the Middle-Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748), which would eliminate a 40 percent tax on high-premium employer-sponsored health care coverage. Congressman Horsford has long opposed this so-called “Cadillac Tax,” and supports its repeal as a way to improve upon the Affordable Care Act, which
In 2013, only a few months after first coming to Congress, I was told I would need major heart surgery due to an underlying health condition. I was 40 years old, in good health, and had no way to know this was coming or to prepare for it beforehand.
Washington, D.C. — Nevada will receive $790,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fight public exposure to radon, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) announced on Monday. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services will use the funding to support outreach and develop tools to reduce exposure to the naturally occurring radioactive gas, which is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) released the following statement on Texas v. United States, the next round of litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act:
WASHINGTON, DC - On Wednesday, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) introduced the Health Providers Training Act of 2019 to address the nationwide shortage of healthcare professionals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) released the following statement after joining House Democrats to introduce the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act – sweeping legislation to lower health costs and protect 1.2 million Nevadans with pre-existing conditions.