Congressman Horsford Checks In On Nevada Veterans, Seniors, Rural Health Providers, And Kids
Congressman Horsford had a busy March District Work Period. He traveled up and down Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District, connecting with residents from North Vegas to Tonopah to Caliente.
On Monday, the Congressman toured the VA Southern Nevada Health Care System to check-up on the care we’re providing to our veterans. Congressman Horsford connected with staff and stakeholders to discuss the best way to fill the center's vacancies and improve care for our servicemembers.
Congressman Horsford started his Tuesday by meeting some of Nevada’s brightest kids. He stopped by the Andre Aggasi Boys and Girls Club in Las Vegas. He also took time to thank Center staff for providing Las Vegas kids and teens a safe place to develop essential skills and have fun.
On Tuesday, the Congressman also toured the USO facility at McCarran Airport to express his gratitude to staff and volunteers for the support they provide for our active duty military service members and their families.
He also made a second stop at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System to hear the concerns of local AFGE members and to thank them for their work during Federal Worker Appreciation Week.
On Thursday, Congressman Horsford brought Federal Communications Commissioner Jeffrey Sparks to Amargosa Valley and Pahrump to learn more about telehealth technology and the challenges facing rural healthcare providers. Desert View Hospital in Pahrump is the only hospital within a 60 mile radius. The Congressman is committed to fighting for resources to improve their efforts to reach patients through telehealth.
On Friday, Congressman Horsford traveled to Caliente where he stopped by the Olsen Senior Center to check-in with residents about issues they’re facing with Social Security and Medicare.
While in Caliente, he also visited the Caliente Youth Center to check-in on the girls and young women at the facility. For 57 years, the Caliente Youth Center has been assisting at-risk youth in positively changing their life course. The Congressman was grateful for the opportunity to share his story with the girls and remind them that there is always hope.