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May 6, 2021 Press Release

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.

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.
 

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May 5, 2021 Press Release

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.

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May 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

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May 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 30, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress:

April 28, 2021 Press Release

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.

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.

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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.

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April 20, 2021 In The News

Soon after video of George Floyd’s death emerged, a Metro Police colleague walked into Undersheriff Christopher Darcy’s office to show it to him, saying “I think the city’s going to burn,” foreshadowing raucous weekslong protests across the U.S., including in Las Vegas.

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April 20, 2021 In The News

After the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, President Joe Biden pleaded with the nation — and Congress — not to look away.

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April 20, 2021 In The News

Several lawmakers from Nevada released statements Tuesday afternoon following the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Congressman Steven Horsford said:

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April 18, 2021 In The News

Nevada’s drinking water infrastructure will need more than $5 billion in maintenance costs over the next two decades. Internet access in portions of the state’s vast rural areas is lacking. And extreme weather has brought more than $1 billion in repairs over the last decade.

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 

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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.

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March 24, 2021 In The News

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford (D-Nev.) announced in Washington, D.C., that he introduced legislation on Friday designed to reduce the contraband that gets into prisons.

March 24, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford’s personal story is a big part of his stance on gun laws, and he’s telling that story in a video posted by Now This Opinions.

“I lost my father to gun violence,” the Nevada Democrat said.

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March 18, 2021 In The News

Nevada’s unemployment hit quickly and hit hard.

Many will tell you the state’s unemployment agency did not answer the bell when people needed it most.

So what now? What will it take to make things better?

Some of the solutions seem simple. And just right.

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March 15, 2021 In The News

Vice President Kamala Harris described the cross-country tour she kicked off today in Las Vegas not as touting the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, but explaining it so people know what they are entitled to under the historic pandemic relief act.

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