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September 19, 2019 Press Release

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.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

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. 

July 17, 2019 Press Release

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 

July 15, 2019 In The News

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. 

July 15, 2019 Press Release

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. 

July 9, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 19, 2019 Press Release

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.

April 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Steven Horsford (NV-04) and Tom Reed (NY-23) introduced legislation to rein in the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs. The Stopping the Pharmaceutical Industry from Keeping Drugs Expensive (SPIKE) Act of 2019, would require drug manufacturers to publicly justify large price increases and launch prices for high-cost drugs. 
 
April 2, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) joined Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and House Democrats to introduce a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s continued efforts to eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) - including Nevada’s Medicaid expansion, and protections for 1.2 million Nevadans battling pre-existing conditions.
March 26, 2019 Press Release

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.