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Sep 17, 2019 In The News
Titus and Deutch both expressed their frustration over the typical media framing that “Congress isn’t doing anything.” Instead, Titus pointed out, “Democrats in the House are acting. It’s McConnell and the Republicans in the Senate who are not acting.” Later on, Deutch added, “It’s been over 200 days since we sent the universal background checks bills to the Senate. McConnell hasn’t taken it up. People keep losing their lives every day those bills sit there.”
Sep 17, 2019 In The News
Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., whose district includes Parkland where a gunman shot and killed 17 people in 2018, is the lead sponsor of the Keep Americans Safe Act, which would ban ammunition magazines that contain more than 10 rounds for handguns and rifles. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., is a co-sponsor.
Sep 17, 2019 In The News
At a roundtable discussion Monday in Las Vegas, Titus and Deutch talked about legislation including the Keep Americans Safe Act, which would, with some exceptions, ban magazines with more than a 10-round capacity. The House Judiciary Committee passed the act earlier this month.
Aug 28, 2019 In The News
Nearly two years ago, I received a phone call in the middle of the night that no elected official ever wants to hear. It was awful. And I thought of all the parents who were about to get phone calls that were even worse.
Aug 6, 2019 Press Release
August 6, 2019
In the aftermath of three devastating mass shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton, Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District was joined by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in calling on Congress to pass their bicameral legislation to ban high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.
Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
July 18, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the House passage of the Raise the Wage Act.
Jul 10, 2019 Press Release
July 2, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District joined Representative David Cicilline of Rhode Island’s First Congressional District in introducing legislation to permanently ban the manufacture, possession, sale, or transport of bump stocks and acceleration devices like the one used to murder 58 people in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017.
Jul 9, 2019 In The News
While states including Nevada have moved swiftly on gun violence because of federal inaction, two House Democrats have filed legislation in Congress to ban the manufacture, sale and possession of bump stock devices that were used in Las Vegas to kill 58 people and injure hundreds more.
Jun 20, 2019 In The News
“My team has been in contact with the Federal Railroad Administration as we continue to monitor the situation,” said Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada. “This is just another example of why it would be so dangerous to transport tens of thousands of tons of nuclear waste to Nevada.”
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
June 17, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has granted $800,000 to the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe under the Indian Community Development Block Grant Program for Phase I of a wellness center to be constructed on the tribe’s downtown reservation.