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May 15, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement regarding H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act.
May 13, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District – a senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee – introduced the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Modernization Act. The legislation will update and improve the formula used to distribute funds under the National Highway Program to states and localities like Clark County with air quality challenges.
May 6, 2020 In The News

As more stimulus funding from Washington flows into the U.S. economy, Nevada-based businesses shut out of the original program have another chance at receiving funding.

May 6, 2020 In The News

Nevada and states with small businesses ineligible for paycheck protection loans because they receive revenue from gaming pushed again Wednesday for help in the next coronavirus relief bill under consideration by Congress.

The $484 billion interim relief bill passed by the Senate — headed to the House and embraced by President Donald Trump — includes $310 billion for Small Business Administration distribution of the popular Paycheck Protection Program loans.

Apr 24, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District – who Co-Chairs the Congressional Gaming Caucus - released the following statement after the Trump Administration reversed its decision and will now allow small gaming establishments to access loans and grants under the Paycheck Protection Program.
Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Nevada’s congressional delegation sent a shot across the bow of the Trump administration Friday with legislation in the House and Senate to make small casinos and other businesses with gaming revenue eligible for Small Business Administration loans.

A last-minute rule change by the Treasury Department and the SBA to make more small businesses with gaming eligible for Paycheck Protection Program loans failed to appease lawmakers in Nevada and other states where many establishments have slot machines or table games.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement announcing that McCarran International Airport will receive $195,485,334 as a result of the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act:

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

By Dina Titus

The coronavirus pandemic is testing the limits of the U.S. health care system. For patients seeking tests and treatment, access to health care can be the difference between life and death. As we mark the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, we are reminded how this landmark legislation has made a real difference for so many in Nevada and across the country.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Near-constant phone calls. Zoom meetings. Internet town halls. Empty flights to Washington. A lot of handwashing. 
This is the new normal for Nevada’s congressional delegation. The COVID-19 virus has upended work in the U.S. Congress, as it has in most other workplaces. Nevada lawmakers have shifted the focus of their work, and the way they are doing it. 
“Oh my gosh, it’s been a significant change,” said Rep. Susie Lee, a Nevada Democrat. “Everyone is doing the job that they need to be doing … but now we are all working from home.”

Apr 21, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after Congressional leaders announced an agreement on an interim emergency funding package.