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Rep. Titus Releases Statement following SCOTUS Oral Arguments on Bump Stock Devices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released a statement following Supreme Court oral arguments for Garland v. Cargill. This case will determine if bump stock devices can once again be legally owned by civilians following a regulatory ban that has been in effect since 2019. “To this day, the Route 91 massacre in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, remains the deadliest mass shootin...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on the Anniversary of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released the following statement on the two-year anniversary of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. “On the two-year anniversary of Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, my thoughts are with the thousands of Ukrainians who have died and those who continue fighting for democracy, freedom, and sovereignty,” said Rep. Dina Titus, member of th...

Rep. Titus Announces $44.1 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects in Nevada

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and founding member of the bipartisan Colorado River Caucus, announced $44.1 million of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for water infrastructure projects in Nevada. “The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law which I championed continues to deliver,” said Rep. Dina Titus. ...

Reps. Titus, Buchanan Introduce the AVERT Future Violence Act

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) introduced the Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of (AVERT) Future Violence Act of 2024. This legislation is co-led by Representatives Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Dave Joyce (R-OH), and Lori Trahan (D-MA). Companion legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Thom T...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on Vote to Impeach Secretary Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “Today is a sad day for our nation as House Republicans voted to impeach Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas without any legitimate evidence or due...

Rep. Titus Introduces Legislation to Boost U.S. Tourism and Improve Visa Processing

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) and Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar (R-FL) introduced the Visa Improvement, Streamlined Investment, and Tourism Optimization Reform (VISITOR) Act to improve tourist visa processing capabilities at high-volume U.S. consulate posts. “Southern Nevada is the home of one of the world’s leading tourism economies and is a destination for thousands...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on Israel Supplemental Funding Vote

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), member of the Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security Committees, released the following statement after voting on emergency supplemental appropriations for Israel. “Israel has the right to defend its people and sovereignty, and I remain committed to providing our closest ally in the Middle East with the security assistance it needs. After Ham...

Reps. Titus and Valadao Introduce Water Conservation Economic Adjustment Act

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) and Congressman David Valadao (CA-22) introduced the Water Conservation Economic Adjustment Act, bipartisan legislation to assist with water conservation efforts while diversifying economies in regions affected by drought and extreme heat. “Extreme weather events and drought have deeply impacted communities around the West, including by alter...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on Sham Articles of Impeachment for Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the articles of impeachment for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “The articles of impeachment introduced by extreme, far-right Republicans are devoid of any evidence or constitutional reason,” said Rep. Titus. “From the ...

Rep. Titus asks BLM to pause wild horse roundup in Nevada

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U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada continued her advocacy for wild horses and burros by penning a letter to the director of the Bureau of Land Management urging the agency to reconsider the scale of its roundups this year. Titus and fellow Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee also asked the BLM on Wednesday to press pause on the roundups until they justify this year’s roundup plan, including expla...

Rep. Titus Leads Letter to BLM Urging the Reconsideration of their FY24 Tentative Wild Horse and Burro Gather and Fertility Control Schedule

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released the following statement after sending a letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) urging the agency to reconsider its FY24 Tentative Wild Horse and Burro Gather and Fertility Control Schedule. “Despite a massive increase in roundups throughout the West, BLM’s plan shows no increases in the number of wild horses and burros being t...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on Second Impeachment Hearing for Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released the following statement after the second Republican-led impeachment hearing for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “Today marks the second sham attempt by Republican lawmakers to present cause for the impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas,” said Rep. Titus. “Extreme conservative members of the committee are thr...

Nevada Independent: Titus, gaming lobbyists slam legislation that would divert sports betting tax to problem gambling

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The repeal of a small federal excise tax on sports wagers has been a goal of Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) for nearly a decade. So imagine her surprise when two Democratic colleagues announced legislation Thursday to not only keep the sports betting tax in place but to use half of the money raised by the levy to fund problem gambling treatment and research. The legislation, authored by Rep. Andrea Salina...

Back on Track: The high-speed train from Las Vegas to California is closer than ever to becoming reality

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Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus has been working on a proposed high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California for some 25 years. That’s long enough for something that once seemed like a futuristic dream project to be mostly forgotten by skeptical local residents. But Titus believes this dream project is on the right track at last, thanks to a multi-jurisdictional strategic effort, ...

Rep. Titus Releases Statement on the Anniversary of the January 6 Insurrection

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released the following statement on the three-year anniversary of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. “Three years ago, Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to march to the U.S. Capitol to stop the certification of a free and fair election,” said Rep. Titus. “Trump lost the 2020 election and spent months know...