U.S. House, Nevada - 04

Steven Horsford

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Member of House Natural Resources Committee
Championed Nevada’s public lands
Steven Horsford

Representative Steven Horsford is running for a fourth term to represent Nevada’s 4th Congressional District. Horsford was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. A former state senator, in 2008, he became the state Senate Minority Leader and after Democrats regained control of the Nevada state Senate in the 2008 election, he became both the youngest Senate Majority Leader in Nevada history as well as the first African American to hold that position. Horsford was elected to the U.S. House in 2012, but was defeated for re-election in 2014. In the state Senate, Horsford authored the Clean Energy Jobs Initiative, which funded training and jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency for Nevadans and led the senate in passing a bill to increase Nevada’s renewable energy standard to 25 percent by 2025.  In Congress, Horsford advocated for clean energy tax incentives and served as a member of the Committee on Natural Resources, where he introduced and cosponsored several bills to expand public land designations in Nevada. He led on the Nevada Lands Bill, which expanded conservation and created jobs across the state. He helped secure the 48,000-acres Wovoka Wilderness Area designation, establish the Tule Spring National Monument, and build support for protections for Gold Butte. Representative Horsford has earned a score of 100% on LCV’s 2022 National Environmental Scorecard

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