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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
September 28, 2017
The funds will play a critical role to build infrastructure that will help grow the economy.
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Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
September 26, 2017
The $400 million appropriation will only serve six percent of families eligible for the program and comes with new eligibility requirements that will make it more difficult to get help.
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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
September 26, 2017
The funds will benefit CCSD's magnet schools.
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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
September 26, 2017
Today’s hearing demonstrated that Republicans know very little about the Yucca Mountain site and the will of Nevadans.
Sep 25, 2017 Press Release
September 25, 2017
We need long-term action to provide aviation businesses stability and certainty.
Sep 25, 2017 Press Release
September 25, 2017
Rep. Titus said that Republicans leading the charge for Yucca should tell the truth about fiscal and environmental costs of Yucca Mountain, an unworkable project.
Sep 22, 2017 Press Release
September 22, 2017
These funds will help get at-risk children back on track.
Sep 21, 2017 Press Release
September 21, 2017
The Graham-Cassidy-Heller legislation will wreak havoc on Nevada families.
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Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
September 18, 2017
Secretary Zinke leaked a memo in the middle of the night because he knows that majority of Americans want him to protect their monuments.
Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
September 15, 2017
Rep. Titus re-introduced the legislation to ensure that breeding facilities, commercial animal dealers, and research facilities have emergency plans when disaster strikes.

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Feb 9, 2017
RJ: Trump administration has Nevada Rep. Titus worried about fate of immigrant children

WASHINGTON — A Nevada lawmaker said Thursday she is comforted by assurances from the Obama administration that personal information by undocumented immigrant minors to the federal government won’t be used against them later in deportation hearings.

Feb 9, 2017
SUN: Gold Butte designated a national monument

The future of Gold Butte tipped toward the side of environmentalists today when President Barack Obama designated the desert land as a national monument, but protecting it could prove challenging.

Gold Butte is northeast of Las Vegas, between Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the Grand Canyon — Parashant National Monument.

Feb 9, 2017
RJ: Rising tide of women lawmakers makes Nevada a national leader

CARSON CITY — Women made impressive gains in capturing public offices in Nevada this year, and now represent 40 percent of the 63-member state Legislature heading into the 2017 session.

That ties Nevada with Colorado and Vermont as the states with the highest percentage of women legislators, according to Emerge Nevada, which encourages and trains Democratic women to run for office.

Feb 9, 2017
FedSmith: Combatting Rise in Medicare Part B Premiums for Federal Retirees

In October 2016, FedSmith author Michael Wald wrote about a letter to lawmakers asking them to find a solution to the sharp expected increase in Medicare Part B premiums for some federal employees. (See Groups Urge Lawmakers to Combat Rising Medicare Part B Premiums)

Feb 9, 2017
RJ: Titus writes Pence, suggests review of letter opposing online gaming

WASHINGTON — Nevada Rep. Dina Titus has sent a letter to Vice President-elect Mike Pence and the presidential transition team asking it to carefully review the online gaming industry before reaching a conclusion on a letter opposing online gaming sent last month by 10 attorneys general.

Feb 9, 2017
YubaNet: 106 Members of Congress Call on Obama to Protect DACA Immigrants’ Private Data

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 5, 2016 – Today, 106 Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama requesting that he take action to protect the names and private information of those who enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The letter, led by Reps. Raúl M.

Feb 9, 2017
KNPR: UNLV Teacher Promise To Undocumented Students: I'll Turn You In

A UNLV math teacher has threatened to call immigration agents on any student he finds to be undocumented.

In posts on Facebook this week, he also said they were breaking the law and called them criminals.

Feb 9, 2017
SUN: UNLV gets grant to study high-speed rail issues

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected UNLV to participate in a research consortium to examine the effective design, construction and maintenance of high-speed rail projects.

The DOT will initially fund the consortium, which also includes the University of Delaware and Virginia Tech, with a $1.4 million grant.

Feb 9, 2017
Elevate NV: DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MUST MODERNIZE POLICIES RELATED TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA

On Veterans Day, we must recommit our efforts to bring federal policy in line with state laws and support scientists who recognize the value of treating PTSD, epilepsy, nausea, and severe pain with medical marijuana.

Feb 9, 2017
WaPo: Saving dogs from government research labs gets some bipartisan attention

In 1965, a Dalmatian named Pepper vanished from the Pennsylvania farm where she lived. Her owners later discovered that she had been stolen and sold to a hospital in the Bronx, and that she died there during an experimental surgery to test a pacemaker.