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Reps. Titus, Bilirakis Call for Visa Processing Improvements

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), co-chair of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas requesting improvements for visa processing to facilitate greater international visitation to the United States. “To ensure internati...

Titus Bill Will Bolster Nevada's Economy

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), co-chair of the Travel and Tourism Caucus, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6965, the Visit America Act, with a bipartisan vote of 325-93. “The travel and tourism sector has historically been a critical force in economic growth and employment in the United States, especially for Las Vegas which we...

President Biden Signs Rep. Titus' CREW Act

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Chair of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, issued the following statement after President Biden signed the Civilian Reservist Emergency Workforce Act of 2021. “I was honored to join President Biden as he signed the CREW Act into law,” said Rep. Titus. “...

Reps. Titus, Mast Call Out Dog Testing at NHLBI

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, and Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) sent a letter to the Director at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to express their concerns about the use of taxpayer dollars to fund a colony of dogs bred to suffer from bleeding disorders, and to finance deadly experiments on thes...

Titus Statement on Announcement of TSA Training and Development Center in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) issued the following statement after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it has executed a new 15-year lease for its Training and Development Academy West (Academy West) in Las Vegas, Nevada. “As travel rates to and from Las Vegas and airports across the U.S. increase, I’m excited to hear about this announcement from TSA,” said Re...

Rep. Titus Congratulates Las Vegas Aces on 2022 WNBA Championships

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) introduced H.Res. 1374 congratulating the Las Vegas Aces for winning the 2022 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) finals. Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) and Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03) signed on as cosponsors. “The Aces Championship win followed an impressive regular season and secured the first major professional sports champio...

Rep. Titus Touts Visit America Act, Passes Energy and Commerce Committee

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Co-Chair of the Travel and Tourism Caucus, issued the following statement after the House Committee on Energy and Commerce unanimously passed H.R. 6965, the Visit America Act at today’s markup. Introduced in March 2022 by Rep. Titus, this legislation would create an assistant secretary position within the Department of Commerce focused on bo...

Congresswoman Titus Leads Yucca Mountain License Letter

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Dean of the Nevada Congressional Delegation, led Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03) and Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) in sending a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) strongly urging them to give fair and full consideration to the State of Nevada’s motion to reopen the licensing proceeding to consider motions for summar...

Rep. Titus Announces $5.9M to Advance Wildfire Resilience in Nevada

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) announced $5.9 million to support fuels management projects in Nevada on 14,655 acres of land around the state. This is part of $103 million allocated by the Department of the Interior (DOI) earlier this year to reduce wildfire risk, mitigate impacts, and rehabilitate burned areas. This was made possible through fiscal year 2022 funding from ...

Titus Statement on Consent-Based Siting Developments for Nuclear Waste

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that the Office of Nuclear Energy will issue $16 million as part of its consent-based siting activities which are currently focused on siting Federal interim storage facilities for commercial spent nuclear fuel. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) advan...

Titus Issues Statement of Support for Nevada's Legal Motion to Bring an End to Yucca Mountain

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Dean of the Nevada Congressional Delegation, expressed her support for the State of Nevada’s and the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Project’s new legal action to terminate federal licensing efforts at Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. The motion is being filed before the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). It asks the NRC to...

Titus Statement on Removing Secret Trump Administration Plutonium Shipments from Nevada

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) issued the following statement after meeting with Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Administrator Jill Hruby today to discuss the removal of all weapons-grade plutonium, that secretly shipped to Nevada under the Trump Administration, was completed four years ahead of schedule: “I was the first to say Rick Perry can’t be trusted to serve as the...

Bipartisan Congressional Support Sends Three Titus Bills to the President's Desk

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Chair of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, issued the following statement after House passage of Senate companion legislation to her bills: the Planning for Animal Wellness (PAW) Act, the Bulb Replacement Improving Government with High-Efficiency Technology (...

Rep. Titus Announces $738,404 for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to Enhance Research Competitiveness

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, announced $738,404 in Department of Energy (DOE) funding to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) through the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The funding will enhance the ongoing clean energy research by...

Reps. Titus, Brownley, Rouzer Encourage FAA Guidance to Improve Drone Infrastructure Inspection Operations

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Unmanned Systems Caucus and a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), and Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) led 10 of their colleagues in sending a letter to Acting Administrator Nolen encouraging the Federal Aviation Administration to issu...