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Aug 16, 2018 In The News
The interstate is the first step in linking Las Vegas to Phoenix, and it’s set to eventually stretch from Mexico to Canada.
Aug 10, 2018 In The News

A carved section of the Eldorado Mountains gave way to a picturesque view of Lake Mead from the scenic overlook on Interstate 11, where transportation officials and local politicians gathered Thursday to open the nation’s newest freeway.

With the initial 15-mile stretch of highway completed, officials took a moment to look farther down the road into the future of I-11 as a potential link to Phoenix and, perhaps, grow into an international trade route that someday will connect with Mexico and Canada. 

Jul 31, 2018 In The News

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Las Vegas is a tourist town.

Finding ways to get those tourists in is the engine that drives our biggest economy.

The No. 1 money maker is getting international visitors to Las Vegas as quickly as possible, so news that a new flight, direct from Brazil, was celebrated by many. Last month, international arrivals were nearly 324,000 fliers, up 5.2 percent from June of 2017.

But getting that flight to touch down every day isn't that easy.

Customs staffing is becoming a big hurdle.

Jul 27, 2018 In The News
Saying that 500 jobs in the tourism industry are at stake, the Nevada congressional delegation has sent a letter to urge the United States Customs and Border Protection to immediately address a staffing shortage at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada that threatens Nevada's tourism economy.
Jul 20, 2018 In The News
“I-11 is moving forward,” Titus said. “They are doing environmental studies in Arizona. They have to pick a route. Until they have a route, there’s nothing I can sell to try to get money for.”
Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
April 27, 2018
This five year bill contains a number of wins for Nevada on UAS, our airports, and for the safety of our aviation workers and travelers.
Jan 11, 2018 Press Release
January 11, 2018
Rep. Titus has championed efforts to fight human trafficking and ask the nation to recommit the effort in rooting out this heinous crime.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
November 16, 2017
Titus will speak with Rep. Hoyer, RTC, and other leaders about Southern Nevada's infrastructure.
Sep 25, 2017 Press Release
September 25, 2017
We need long-term action to provide aviation businesses stability and certainty.
Sep 22, 2017 In The News

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao distanced herself from President Donald Trump’s searing assessment of the U.S. air-traffic system in her testimony before a House committee on a plan to strip it out of government.

"They are protecting our safety," Chao said Thursday in response to a lawmaker’s question about Trump’s criticism of the performance of the Federal Aviation Administration’s air-traffic controllers. "Those are not my words."