NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford congratulated Nevada educator Juliana Urtubey for being selected as the 2021 Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Teacher of the Year. Ms. Urtubey, who is also the 2021 Nevada Teacher of the Year, works as an elementary education and special education instructor at Kermit R. Booker, Sr.
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.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford participated in a House Ways and Means Committee markup on the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021 (SECURE Act 2.0), a bipartisan bill to increase retirement savings and simplify and clarify retirement plan rules.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford hosted a livestreamed information session about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, the $28.6 billion program to help restaurants rebuild and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that restaurants and other eligible hospitality businesses (caterers, bars, bakeries, brewpubs, wineries, inns, and more) will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning Monday, May 3, at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford announced that his office will be leading a local “Get Out the Vaccine” (GOTV) Week of Action from May 1 - May 8 focused on increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in Black communities and emphasizing the importance of vaccination for all Nevadans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford (D-Nev.), Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), and Mitt Romney (R-Utah), and Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) have introduced the Great Basin National Heritage Area and Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area Extension Act.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement in support of President Biden’s American Families Plan.
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Congressman Steven Horsford said:
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So what now? What will it take to make things better?
Some of the solutions seem simple. And just right.
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