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Jul 7, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1) and Susie Lee (NV-3) urged President Trump to allow foreign teachers recently hired by the Clark County School District to enter the United States for the upcoming school year.
May 6, 2020 In The News

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, urged the Trump administration Monday to redirect unaccepted coronavirus aid money to other institutions in Nevada with large numbers of minority students seeking more financial assistance.

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump last month included $14 billion in funds for higher education.

About 90 percent of that money was to be distributed directly to institutions, with half to students in need of financial assistance.

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.

May 8, 2019 Press Release
May 8, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced bicameral legislation with Senator Jon Tester of Montana to help K-12 schools hire more full-time nurses.
Apr 17, 2019 Press Release
April 15, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the signing of the Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act (H.R. 276), which she introduced in January 2019.
Apr 17, 2019 In The News
A bill written by Rep. Dina Titus to recognize the contributions of school employees was signed into law last week by President Donald Trump, a congressional aide said Monday.
Apr 3, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, a retired UNLV political science professor, spearheaded the legislative internship program in 1997 when she was a state assemblywoman. Since then about 30 students have learned about the legislative process from the inside out, working in Carson City during the session or local field offices of Nevada's congressional delegation. Many have gone on to careers as attorneys, lobbyists, and even elected officials.
Mar 18, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-Nevada) is sponsoring the Weekends Without Hunger Act, which establishes a five-year pilot program to provide food to schools, food banks and non-profits such as Serving Our Kids and Three Square. Titus says more than 200,000 children in Nevada are eligible for discounted or free breakfast and lunch at school. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 13 million children in America live in “food insecure” homes, meaning their families don’t have enough to eat.
Mar 14, 2019 In The News
“Well, I thought it was just scandalous. I think universities need to take a hard look at themselves,” the Congresswoman told me Wednesday from Washington, part of our regular conversation with our DC delegation we call “Connect to Congress.”
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
February 25, 2019
I introduced this bipartisan legislation to celebrate the critical role school support staff plays in helping students learn and enabling teachers to teach.