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Transcript of Rep. Titus Address to Nevada State Legislature

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Transcript of Rep. Titus Address to Nevada State Legislature Thank you Speaker Frierson and Leader Cannizzaro for inviting me to speak with you all today. I’m sorry I could not to be with you in person because the Nevada legislature is such a special place to me – having served there for 20 years. I want to thank each and every one of you for continuing to do the people’s business in the face of t... Read More »

Rep. Titus Statement on President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after watching President Biden’s joint address to Congress: “Our country is doing far better now than it was when President Biden took office,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “Through the American Rescue Plan, we are putting shots in arms, money in pockets, workers in jobs, a... Read More »

Rep. Titus Statement in Response to Jury Finding Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after the jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter: “George Floyd's death shocked the conscience of our country,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “It inspired a new generation to call out the injustices in our society that too of... Read More »

Rep. Titus Celebrates House Passage of Her Bill to Diversify DHS Workforce

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a member of the Committee on Homeland Security, celebrated the House passage of her bipartisan bill to diversify the workforce of the Department of Homeland Security. The Homeland Security Acquisition Professional Career Program Act, H.R. 367, establishes in law an acquisition professional career program t... Read More »

LVRJ: Titus bill on DHS diversity passes House

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The House on Tuesday passed a bill by Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada to diversify the Department of Homeland Security workforce so it will better represent the nation’s ethnic makeup as officers greet world travelers at airports such as McCarran International. A similar bill by Titus, a Democrat and member of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on transportation, passed unanimously in the chamber ... Read More »

LV Sun: How Nevada’s infrastructure report card could benefit the state

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CARSON CITY — Nevada’s drinking water infrastructure will need more than $5 billion in maintenance costs over the next two decades. Internet access in portions of the state’s vast rural areas is lacking. And extreme weather has brought more than $1 billion in repairs over the last decade. These issues were part of a list of Nevada infrastructure needs released by the Biden administration last week... Read More »

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 »

LVRJ: Titus, Cortez Masto co-sponsor bill to ban high-capacity magazines

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With a push from the Biden administration, a group of Democratic lawmakers filed a bill Wednesday to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines that have been used in most mass shootings including the Oct. 1 tragedy in Las Vegas. Republicans, backed by gun rights groups such as the National Rifle Association, have opposed legislation restricting purchase and possession of weapons and accessories that ... Read More »

Fox News: Nevada Democrat says infrastructure bill is about catching up with China

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Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., says the infrastructure bill is about more than bettering U.S. “roads and bridges” – it’s about catching up with China. “You've got China moving forward into the 21st century very robustly, and we need to catch up,” Titus told "Fox News Live" on Saturday. “All of these programs that create jobs will build additional infrastructure.” Titus sits on both the House Homeland Se... Read More »

LVRJ: Titus leads effort to kill sports betting tax

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A bipartisan bill to repeal the “handle tax” on legal sports bets was filed in the House by the Congressional Gaming Caucus whose members cited the coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact as the reason to eliminate the financial burden on licensed businesses. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., the co-chairs of the caucus, filed legislation to repeal the 0.25 percent excise ... 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 »

KLAS: Gov. Sisolak, Rep. Titus speak at rally on anti-Asian violence

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On Thursday, Governor Sisolak and state leaders joined forces to show support and call for an end to violence against Asian communities across the nation. Crowds of people gathered at the Chinatown Plaza on Spring Mountain Road Thursday afternoon, along with the governor and other representatives. The core message was to end all violence against the Asian community. This comes after the recent mas... Read More »

LVRJ: Sisolak, Titus denounce Asian hate at Chinatown Plaza event

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Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday decried recent acts of violence against Asian Americans across the country and pledged to lift up the state’s AAPI business community as part of the state’s economic rebuilding in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. AAPI is an acronym for the Asian American/Pacific Islander community. “When you see these signs — stop Asian hate, hate is a virus, end violence — this co... Read More »

Casino.org: Gaming Caucus Co-Chairs Seek Repeal on Federal Sports Betting Handle Tax

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The chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Gaming Caucus filed a bill Thursday that certainly wasn’t an April Fools joke. US Reps. Dina Titus (D-Nevada) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pennsylvania) want Uncle Sam’s hand out of the legal sports betting till. Their bill, which they also filed last year, seeks to eliminate the “handle tax” from legal sports wagers. With the exception of bets placed on hors... Read More »