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Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1), Steven Horsford (NV-4) and Susie Lee (NV-3) are urging House leadership to protect the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. In a letter to the Chairs of the House Armed Services and Natural Resources Committees, the Members of Congress argued in opposition to a recent amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.
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.
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that the Bureau of Land Management has agreed to begin the process for disbursing grants funded by the sale of Nevada’s public lands under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA).
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to several media reports that President Trump failed to act after his Administration learned that Russia offered Taliban fighters payments in exchange for killing U.S. troops
Jun 24, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District joined with local environmental and business groups in urging Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt to begin disbursing grant funding under the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (SNPLMA). The law requires that funds derived from the sale of federal lands in Clark County be reinvested in the state, primarily through projects evaluated by the Bureau of Land Management and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. SNPLMA has funded over 1,200 local projects, including the renovation of Lorenzi Park and the construction of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area visitor center.
Jun 23, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District urged the House Appropriations Committee to block the Trump Administration from conducting an explosive nuclear test. Earlier this month, Congresswoman Titus (NV-1) introduced the PLANET Act to halt the resumption of explosive nuclear testing.
Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement announcing her support for making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was “arbitrary and capricious”.
Jun 8, 2020 Press Release
Today Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1) and Steven Horsford (NV-4) introduced the Preserving Leadership Against Nuclear Explosives Testing (PLANET) Act. This bill, which is the House companion to legislation introduced by Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), would prevent the Trump Administration from restarting explosive nuclear weapons testing. According to a report by The Washington Post, senior Trump Administration have recently discussed conducting an explosive nuclear test.
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.

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Jul 29, 2020
CDC Gaming Reports: Bipartisan bill introduced to end federal sports betting excise tax

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 28, 2020
LVRJ: Feds change loan rules to allow recent ex-cons to participate

The Trump administration has revised the rules for those with criminal convictions to receive Paycheck Protection Program loans in order to expand participation in the program. Originally, anyone with a criminal conviction or w

Jul 28, 2020
LVRJ: Nevada officials oppose new nuke tests

A high-stakes game of global saber rattling has prompted warnings from China and legislation filed by Democrats in the House and Senate to prohibit the Trump administration from resuming nuclear tests in Nevada ahead of an expiring arms reduction treaty.

Jun 16, 2020
E&E News: Quake gives Nev. lawmakers new ammo against Yucca Mountain


A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that rattled Nevada last week has congressional lawmakers and state officials reiterating concerns about the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Jun 16, 2020
KSNV: Titus on next relief round: More money for people, local government

COVID-19 has done what a terror attack and a great recession could not: shut our town down.

So, how fast should it reopen?

That's the first question I asked Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, the dean of our Washington delegation.

May 6, 2020
LVRJ: Titus requests surplus aid dollars for Nevada schools

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.

May 6, 2020
LV Sun: State’s congressional members hope Nevada sees more money in new round of stimulus funding

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
LVRJ: Titus requests surplus aid dollars for Nevada schools

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.

Apr 22, 2020
LVRJ: Nevada’s congressional delegation pushes bill to help small casinos

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.

Apr 22, 2020
KTNV: U.S. Transportation Secretary to give $231.44M to Nevada airports in response to COVID-19

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: