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Jul 31, 2020 Press Release
Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the House passage of a government spending bill that included no funding for Yucca Mountain, a ban on explosive nuclear weapons testing, and several other of her key priorities.
Jul 29, 2020 In The News

US Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., on Monday introduced legislation setting aside $90 billion in pandemic relief to help K-12 schools and colleges meet CDC guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19.

The “Reopen Schools Safely Act” would provide more than $800 million in funding for Nevada schools. The proposal is companion legislation to a bill introduced by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and co-sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Doug Jones, D-Ala..

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) strongly supports legislation proposed today that would thwart an anticipated Executive Order mandating classical architecture as the preferred design style for federal courthouses and other federal properties.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

A House panel approved a spending bill Monday that includes $27 million for interim storage of nuclear waste and no funds for a Yucca Mountain repository.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

Two lawmakers from Nevada and Utah filed an amendment Friday to the defense bill that would prohibit the Defense Department from resuming nuclear weapons testing.

Reps. Dina Titus, D-Nev., and Ben McAdams, D-Utah, filed the measure as the House prepares to mark up the massive defense bill that authorizes spending for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Thursday blasted John Barsa, the acting administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development, for overseeing the appointment of controversial political appointees to key posts in the agency.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

The co-chairs of the Congressional Gaming Caucus introduced bipartisan legislation Friday that would repeal a 0.25% federal excise tax – often referred to as the “handle tax” – that is placed on most legal sports bets,

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

A House spending bill for the Department of Energy includes legislative language tucked into the draft by Rep. Dina Titus that would prevent the Trump administration from resuming nuclear weapons testing in Nevada, officials said Monday.

Titus, D-Nev., filed a bill last month, with companion legislation introduced by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., that would prevent a resumption of nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada National Security Site north of Las Vegas.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

Changing public attitudes about racial inequality could propel a legislative effort to make Juneteenth — a day to recognize the end of slavery — a new federal holiday.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

Help is available to pay your back rent and keep you in your home. These are funds provided by the CARES Act that, if you qualify, do not need to be paid back.

The program launched statewide on Monday, and there’s been an incredible response since that time. They expect 120-150,000 Nevadans, the majority here in Clark County, to use the assistance.