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Member Requests

Community Funding Project Requests

Congresswoman Titus is requesting funding through the appropriations process for the following projects to help Southern Nevadans:

  • $437,200 for the City of Las Vegas for the Small Business Support Center, located at 350 W. Washington St., Las Vegas, NV 89106. The Support Center will help existing businesses and entrepreneurs navigate business planning, financial planning, legal needs, and more. The funds will help provide technology, mentoring, and assistance with code enforcement and business regulations to remove barriers to success. The Center is part of the City of Las Vegas’s Historic Urban Neighborhood Design Redevelopment plan to revitalize the Westside neighborhood and surrounding areas. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $1,500,000 for the City of Las Vegas for the Historic Westside Complete Streets Project.  This project includes rehabilitation of the pavement, new bicycle lanes, widened sidewalks, street trees, median island landscaping, enhanced, historical street lighting, and other pedestrian-focused upgrades. The project will focus on improvements on Washington Avenue, H Street, and Bonanza Drive in the historic Westside neighborhood of the City of Las Vegas. These improvements are part of the City of Las Vegas’s Historic Urban Neighborhood Design Redevelopment plan to revitalize the Westside neighborhood and surrounding areas. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $15,272,000 for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, located at 725 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104, for the planning and development of the new Vegas Strong Resiliency Center. This project will include design and construction of a new facility to expand the programs and services of the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center supporting the victims of the 1 October shooting and other victims of crime. This project will support redevelopment of a commercial space located in the City of Las Vegas’s Redevelopment Zone 1. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $2,000,000 for the National Atomic Testing Museum, located at 755 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, in support of their Advancing STEM Education in Southern Nevada project. The funds will support new interactive exhibits and programming focused on students, especially women and minorities, to inspire them to enter STEM fields. The National Atomic Testing Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and welcomes visitors from across the Las Vegas Valley and around the world to educate about the past, present, and future of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing Programs and the National Security Programs being executed at the Nevada National Security Site. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $526,460 for Opportunity Village, headquartered at 6050 S Buffalo Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89113, to support their network-wide 14(c) Transition Pilot Program. Opportunity Village is a local, not-for-profit organization supporting employment opportunities for nearly 2,000 individuals with intellectual and related disabilities. This pilot program will assist with the transition of these individuals from under the 14(c) program and provide them the structure and resources to gain and maintain employment opportunities. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $142,500 for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, located at 600 S. Grand Central Parkway Ste. 250, Las Vegas, NV 89104, for the Bike Share Expansion project. This project will add two additional bike stations to the current network in downtown Las Vegas and approximately 60 e-assist bikes to the fleet. The bike share program has been hugely popular, and use has increased to historic levels even during the pandemic. The e-assist bikes have nearly triple the use of the traditional bikes. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

  • $800,000 for Workforce Connections, located at 6330 W Charleston Blvd, Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89146. This funding will support Workforce Connection’s workforce development efforts across Southern Nevada including its highly subscribed Layoff Aversion and Employ NV Business Hub programs. Workforce Connections is Southern Nevada’s Local Workforce Development Board covering Clark, Nye, Lincoln, and Esmerelda Counties. The Las Vegas Metro Area remains among the highest unemployment rates of any major metropolitan area due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. (Link to Member Financial Disclosure)

Surface Reauthorization Member Project Requests

Congresswoman Titus is encouraging the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to include the following local projects in its surface transportation reauthorization legislation:

  • The City of Las Vegas requests $7,000,000 for the Charleston Boulevard Underpass roadway project located between S. Commerce Rd. and S. Industrial St. 

  • The City of Las Vegas requests $3,000,000 for the Rancho Drive Complete Streets Improvement project from Mesquite Ave. to Washington Ave. 

  • The Nevada Department of Transportation requests $5,000,000 for the Interstate 15 South Package 2 – Sloan to Blue Diamond Rd. project. 

  • The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada requests $5,000,000 for the Maryland Parkway Bus Rapid Transit, Zero Emissions Bust Fleet project.