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Rep. Titus Statement on House Passage of Build Back Better Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after House passage of the Build Back Better Act: “The Build Back Better Act is historic legislation that makes once-in-a-generation progress. It creates good jobs, cuts taxes for the middle class, addresses climate change, and is paid for by raising taxes on corporations an...

Rep. Titus Celebrates House Passage of TRANSLATE Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated passage of the TRANSLATE Act (H.R. 5574) through the U.S. House of Representatives – a bill she introduced to make air travel easier for non-English speakers, international travelers, and people with vision or hearing impairments. The TSA Reaching Across Nationalities, Societies, and Languages to...

Rep. Titus Attends White House Presidential Bill-Signing Ceremony For Bipartisan Infrastructure Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a senior member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, attended the White House’s Presidential bill-signing ceremony at which President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684). This bipartisan legislation, which makes historic investments in infrastructure, passe...

REP. DINA TITUS ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION HEAD START GRANT TO SUNRISE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION

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Washington, D.C. - Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award the Sunrise Children’s Foundation $4,129,760 for Head Start projects. Sunrise Children’s Foundation’s Early Head Start program offers child development services to vulnerable, low-income, and underserved populations. The HHS funds fro...

Rep. Titus Statement on House Passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after her vote to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which now moves to the President’s desk: “This bipartisan bill makes the largest investment in almost a century in our infrastructure needs. It creates good-paying union jobs and provides resources for airpor...

Rep. Titus Applauds Return Of Paid Leave To Build Back Better After Continued Advocacy

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Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada's First Congressional District released the following statement today after paid family and medical leave was returned to the House Build Back Better framework. A long-time advocate for paid leave, Congresswoman Titus is an original cosponsor of legislation to provide 12 weeks of paid leave, signed a letter to the President urging paid family a...

Chair Titus Statement from Hearing on General Service Administration’s Priorities for 2021 and Beyond

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Washington, D.C. — The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) during today’s hearing titled, “The General Services Administration’s Priorities for 2021 and Beyond.” Video of opening remarks from Chair Titus are here and here. More information on the hearing can be ...

Rep. Titus Proposals Pass Through House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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VIDEO OF TODAY'S MARKUP Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District issued the following statement after joining her colleagues on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to advance measures which will help communities mitigate, prepare for, and respond to disasters. “The impacts of global climate change are being felt with increasingly...

Rep. Titus Celebrates Committee Passage of TRANSLATE Act She Introduced

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the passage of the TRANSLATE Act (H.R. 5574) through the House Committee on Homeland Security. Representative Titus introduced this bill to make air travel easier for non-English speakers, international travelers, and people with vision or hearing impairments. “Since the onset of the COVID-19 pan...

Rep. Titus Calls on Senate to Overrule Parliamentarian

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, called on the Senate to overrule the Parliamentarian and include a pathway to citizenship as part of the budget reconciliation package. Providing a pathway to citizenship is an investment in the economy and our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. An es...

Rep. Titus Proposes Bill to Authorize Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Kazakhstan

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Washington, D.C. - Representative Dina Titus, co-chair of the Kazakhstan Caucus, introduced legislation today to take the necessary steps to provide permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) status to Kazakhstan which will lead to greater economic opportunities for American workers and companies. The Jackson-Vanik Amendment was adopted by Congress as Title IV of the broader Trade Act of 1974, which ...

Rep. Titus Celebrates Release of Southern Nevada’s Recreation and Wildlife Funds

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Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Dina Titus released the following statement in response to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s commitment of more than $348 million to support 62 public lands projects throughout Nevada and the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin, as required by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA): “This commitment of over $348 million for improvements t...

Rep. Titus Statement on Efforts to Enact Build Back Better Agenda

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Washington, D.C. - Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, released the following statement today on efforts to enact the Build Back Better agenda. “I’m supportive of the physical infrastructure piece; we’ve needed that funding for decades. For Nevada, that means at least $4 billion dollars of investment...

Rep. Titus Introduces Bump Stock Ban Ahead of 1 October Anniversary

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Washington, D.C. - This Friday marks the 4 year anniversary of the 1 October massacre in which 60 people were killed and hundreds more injured in Nevada’s First Congressional District. This tragedy remains the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Today ahead of the anniversary, Rep. Dina Titus, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, along with Rep. Dan Kildee, Chi...

Rep. Titus Votes to Pass Women’s Health Protection Act, Codify Roe v. Wade Protections into Law

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District voted to pass H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act, legislation she cosponsored to defend women’s constitutional right to reproductive health care. Amid dangerous assaults on women’s basic health freedoms – including Texas’s SB 8 law, state houses across the country, and the U.S. Supreme Court – the...