Lee, Horsford, Titus have served Southern Nevada well, deserve to be sent back to Congress
Las Vegas Sun
October 4, 2020
Nevada Reps. Susie Lee, Steven Horsford and Dina Titus have established themselves as champions of Southern Nevada causes in Washington, D.C. The Sun endorses all three to return to the nation's capital. Here's why....
Experience matters in Congress. Nevadans in the 4th district recognized that in 2018 when they sent Rep. Steven Horsford back to Capitol Hill, and their wisdom paid dividends for the state.
Perhaps nowhere was that more evidenced than in Horsford’s opposition to a proposal to expand the Nellis Air Force Base training range into 855,000 acres of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.
Nevada delegation calls on Trump Administration to reconsider denying full funding for National Guard
8 News Now Vegas
September 25, 2020
U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) led Nevada’s Democratic Congressional delegation, including Senator Jacky Rosen, Congresswoman Dina Titus, Congressman Steven Horsford, and Congresswoman Susie Lee in a bicameral letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to reconsider his decision to deny Governor Sisolak’s request for a full federal cost-share for the use of the Nevada National Guard to combat COVID-19.
Indy DC Download: House votes to avoid a government shutdown as Senate straps in for SCOTUS fight
The Nevada Independent
September 26, 2020
Federal funds will continue to flow past the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year under legislation passed by the House last week, avoiding a government shutdown that could have hurt both parties just before the presidential election. Approval of the short-term stopgap bill to keep the government funded through Dec. 11 came as Senate Republican leaders worked to get their caucus behind the idea of holding a vote on a Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Judiciary Committee hearings could begin as soon as the week of Oct. 12.
Congressman Horsford demands DHS investigation after allegations of Hysterectomies being performed in ICE detention facility.
8 News Now Vegas
September 17, 2020
Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) joined 173 Members of the House in a letter urging U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an investigation into a recent whistleblower complaint alleging jarring medical negligence of detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia. Among the allegations — mass hysterectomies being performed on women without informed consent.
Congressman Steven Horsford votes to strengthen protections for pregnant workers
8 News Now Vegas
September 18, 2020
Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) voted to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act which is a bipartisan bill he cosponsored to establish clear workplace protections and reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.
House passes bill to boost post office funding by $25 billion, block service changes
August 23, 2020
The U.S. House convened a rare weekend session Saturday in an attempt to stop the U.S. Postal Service from allegedly disrupting mail service to sabotage the November elections.
The Democratic-led chamber passed a bill 257-150 that would infuse $25 billion into the agency as it prepares for a surge in mail-in ballots and bar it from changing operations or service levels in place at the beginning of the year.
Cortez Masto says elect Joe Biden, Democratic senators
Las Vegas Review Journal
August 20, 2020
Nevada Democrats wrapped up the last in a series of virtual kick-off events ahead of the final day of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday with speeches from Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and other local leaders.
Laid-off Nevadans in need of $600 weekly jobless benefit
Lav Vegas Sun
August 15, 2020
Unemployment insurance is a federal-state program that helps many Americans who have lost their jobs by temporarily replacing part of their wages while they look for work. It is a form of social insurance in which taxes collected from employers are paid into the state unemployment insurance trust fund on behalf of working people to provide them with income support if they lose their jobs.