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Deutch, DeGette, Titus Renew Push to Ban High-Capacity Gun Magazines

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(Washington) Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Deutch (FL-22), Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Dina Titus (NV-01) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) reintroduced the Keep Americans Safe Act, renewing a concerted effort to ban the importation, sale, manufacturing, transfer, or possession of gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition. These high-capacity magazines are designed for shooti... Read More »

Rep. Titus Statement on President Biden’s Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops from Afghanistan

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District – a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs – released the following statement about President Biden’s plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan this year: “In response to the September 11th terrorist attacks, United States military forces and those of our allies have displayed courage and persev... Read More »

Reps. Titus, Reschenthaler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Excise Tax on Legal Sports Bets

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1) and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Gaming Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation to repeal the 0.25% excise tax placed on all legal sports bets, known as the “handle tax.” In 2019, gaming establishments in Nevada paid about $13.3 million in handle taxes – the most of any state. When Congresswoman Titus once so... Read More »

Rep. Titus Statement in Support of the American Jobs Plan

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District – a senior member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure – released the following statement in support of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan: “The American Jobs Plan will make long overdue investments to expand and improve our infrastructure, address the climate crisis, and create millions of ... Read More »

CDC Gaming Reports: Ending the handle tax up for Congressional debate (again), but Nevada not alone in the fight

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Nevada Rep. Dina Titus was the lone voice in Congress seven years ago when she sought to remove an antiquated federal excise tax on sports wagers. At the time, the Silver State was the nation’s only full-scale and legal sports betting market. Nevada is no longer alone in the sports betting realm. Earlier this month, North Carolina became the nation’s 22nd legal sports betting jurisdiction when Cae... Read More »

Rep. Titus Announces Las Vegas Community Health Centers to Receive Over $7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that community health centers in Las Vegas will receive over $7 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan: “I’m pleased to announce that community health centers in Las Vegas will receive more than $7 million in American Rescue Plan funding,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “These resources w... Read More »

KTNV: Las Vegas community health centers to receive over $7M in funding

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Today Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that community health centers in Las Vegas will receive over $7 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan: “I’m pleased to announce that community health centers in Las Vegas will receive more than $7 million in American Rescue Plan funding,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “These resources will be used to more quickl... Read More »

Rep. Titus Votes to Pass the American Dream and Promise Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after voting to pass the American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6: “DREAMers and TPS recipients are essential members of the Las Vegas community,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “They are nurses, teachers, and entrepreneurs – and more importantly they are our colleagues, nei... Read More »

Nevada Current: LA Veterans Administration stops using tax money to kill kittens

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The Veterans Administration is the only federal agency to conduct what critics call “wasteful, cruel and unnecessary” experiments on cats and kittens. Now, CBS Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles VA will no longer conduct the tests. Only Cleveland and Louisville VA facilities still engage in the experiments, in which felines are subjected to a litany of horrors, according to the White Coat Waste P... Read More »

Rep. Titus Votes to Bring Southern Nevadans Relief with Passage of American Rescue Plan

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after voting to pass The American Rescue Plan Act, H.R. 1319: “Each day over the last year, I’ve heard from Southern Nevadans who are struggling to make ends meet through no fault of their own,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “The American Rescue Plan was crafted with thei... Read More »

LVRJ: Nevada to get more than $4.5B in COVID relief bill

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Senate updates to the $1.9 trillion economic recovery package before the House include $4.5 billion in funds for the state of Nevada, its counties and cities, as well as money for schools, mass transit and McCarran International Airport, officials said Tuesday. The bill cleared a critical hurdle Tuesday when the House voted 219-210 along mostly party lines to begin debate and vote on final passage... Read More »

KLAS: Titus, House Democrats pushing for passage of two gun control bills

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House Democrats say the two gun control bills they are poised to pass would make the country safer. Democrats are pushing for passage of two bills to strengthen background checks for gun sales. “If you are a criminal, you are a felon, you are deranged, well by God you shouldn’t have access to a weapon, that’s what this bill does. It has the support of about 90% of Americans,” Illinois Democratic R... Read More »

Rep. Titus, Sen. Cortez Masto Introduce Largest Conservation Bill in Nevada History

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced the largest conservation bill in Nevada history with the support of Representative Mark Amodei of Nevada’s Second Congressional District, Representative Steven Horsford of Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District, Representative Susie Lee of Nevada’s Third Congressional District, and many advocates... Read More »

KTNV: Public lands legislation receives bipartisan support from Nevada congressional delegation

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It's being called the largest conservation bill in Nevada's history and it has bipartisan support. The Southern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act was introduced to the U.S. House on Wednesday by Rep. Dina Titus, and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto introduced an identical bill in the Senate. It has the support of all four of Nevada's House members. According to Rep. Titus, the bill will ... Read More »

Rep. Titus, Sen. Cortez Masto Introduce Bill to Require Local Consent for Nuclear Waste Disposal

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced the Nuclear Waste Informed Consent Act in the House of Representatives with the support of Governor Steve Sisolak, Representative Steven Horsford of Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District, and Representative Susie Lee of Nevada’s Third Congressional District. U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (... Read More »