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Congressman Horsford with Local Officials

Congressman Horsford is committed to protecting the safety and well-being of every family in Nevada's Fourth District and building strong relationships of trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

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January 6, 2022 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) released the following statement to mark one year since the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol:

December 3, 2021 In The News

Nevada scored a victory this week when the U.S. Department of Energy announced it was embracing a policy of requiring state and local approval for development of any nuclear waste storage site. That move, combined with staunch opposition among Nevada’s leaders to the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, amounted to a reprieve from any immediate prospect of reviving the atrocious facility.

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 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) announced his office has helped to secure more than $24.5 million in federal grant funding for the Nevada Division of Emergency Management to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Nevada’s first responders and emergency management personnel.

September 15, 2021 In The News

When U.S. Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford was 19, his father was shot and killed. He almost lost his mother as well, who struggled with drug addiction before she became sober 26 years ago.

Nearly three decades later, Horsford sat at the West Las Vegas Library on Monday listening to a group of predominantly Black youth who shared similar experiences of gun violence and addiction. 

Among the group was Sean’Jerrion Coleman, a youth leader with Nevada Partners who spoke about how to break the cycle of violence by investing in youth and offering them a different path. 

September 14, 2021 Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NEV. — On Monday, September 13, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-08) held a roundtable conversation with Southern Nevada youth about breaking the cycle of violence and creating opportunity in urban communities.

August 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) issued the following statement after an attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport killed U.S. servicemembers and individuals trying to evacuate from Afghanistan and injured others.

“My prayers are with the families and teammates of the heroic servicemembers killed in today’s attack, and I mourn the senseless loss of civilian life. I am deeply grateful for the servicemembers who are working valiantly to evacuate American citizens and our Afghan allies under these terrible circumstances.

August 10, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) issued the following statement in support of the bipartisan infrastructure plan, which passed the Senate with billions in funding for Nevada’s economy, infrastructure, schools, and the environment.

August 9, 2021 Press Release

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Representatives Steven Horsford (D-NV-04), Robin L. Kelly (D-IL-02), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE-AL), and Lucy McBath (D-GA-06) hosted a virtual Gun Violence Prevention Youth Roundtable to hear from local youth about their experiences with gun violence and to discuss current gun violence legislation, including the Break the Cycle of Violence Act.

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.