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Rep. Titus Statement in Support of the American Rescue Plan

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Washington, D.C – Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement ahead of her vote to pass the American Rescue Plan, H.R. 1319: “People in Las Vegas are struggling right now to put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “Sadly, due to the decline in travel and tourism, we have the highest unemployme... Read More »

Reps. Titus, Davis Introduce Bipartisan PREPARED Act to Protect Animals During Disasters

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Washington, D.C – Today Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District joined with Rodney Davis of Illinois’ Thirteenth Congressional District to introduce the Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters (PREPARED) Act. The bipartisan legislation is co-sponsored by over 115 Members of Congress. The bill would require entities regulated under the Animal Welf... Read More »

Rep. Titus Announces Las Vegas Eligible for $5.25 Million Counter-Terrorism Grant

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced that the Department of Homeland Security has made the Las Vegas metro area eligible to receive a $5,250,000 grant under the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). The UASI Program assists high-threat, high-density urban areas in their efforts to build and sustain the capabilities necessary to prev... Read More »

Rep. Titus Commends President Biden for Restoring Flexibility in Federal Architecture ?

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Washington, D.C. – Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District - the Chair of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee with jurisdiction over the General Services Administration – commended President Biden for restoring flexibility in federal architecture by rescinding Executive Order 13967 of December 18, 2020. Executive Order 13967 ... Read More »

Rep. Titus Remains Co-Chair of Travel and Tourism Caucus, Gaming Caucus for 117th Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after the Committee on House Administration officially recognized her as co-chair of both the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus and the Congressional Gaming Caucus for the 117th Congress: “I’m honored to continue serving as co-chair of both the Travel and Tourism Caucu... Read More »

Rep. Titus Statement on Renaming McCarran International Airport

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement in regard to the Clark County Commission proposal to rename McCarran International Airport: “Las Vegas is a diverse community and our visitors should not be welcomed by someone with a legacy of racism, xenophobia, and anti-Semitism,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “I support ... Read More »

LVRJ: Nevada could triple federal aid under new relief bill

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A $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief and economic stimulus bill proposed by President Joe Biden could triple federal aid to Nevada due to changes in funding formulas and money added for economic development in tourism-reliant cities, Rep. Dina Titus said Tuesday. The Biden bill includes more federal funds for states and cities than the CARES Act did last year, but changes in the formula to divvy up ... Read More »

LV Sun: Nevada’s share of $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill could be nearly $4 billion

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The $1.9 trillion federal aid bill currently moving through Congress could send $3.9 billion to Nevada, fulfilling longtime pleas from Gov. Steve Sisolak and Carson City leadership for federal help in managing the economic crisis. Under the so-called American Rescue Plan championed by President Joe Biden, the state would receive around $2.97 billion while local governments would receive around $95... Read More »

KSNV: Shortage means millions of kids have no access to a school nurse during COVID-19 crisis

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Elizabeth McDermott has been a school nurse for more than 20 years. Today, she cares for nearly 600 children every day at Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C.. McDermott says coronavirus has made this year one of the most challenging of her career, with her workload increasing "exponentially". In addition to her usual work administering first aid, mental health care and helping students with ... Read More »

KLAS: RTC receives $61 million in federal aid from COVID-19 relief funds

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) received nearly $61 million in federal aid, which will offset losses during the pandemic as revenues fell from ridership and other sources. “Due to pandemic-related revenue loss, federal assistance is crucial to allowing the RTC of Southern Nevada to maintain operations, keep its employees on the payroll, and help Nevadans get to and ... Read More »

Rep. Titus Helps Advance American Rescue Plan to Bring Transportation and Infrastructure Resources to Southern Nevada

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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, released the following statement after the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a key component of the American Rescue Plan: “Las Vegas is hurting right now and the American Rescue Plan will help get our community movin... Read More »

Casino.org: Titus Hopes Apprenticeship Bill Designed to Help Hotels and Casinos Can Pass in Senate

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For the second time in just more than two months, the US House of Representatives passed a bill to bolster apprenticeship programs across the country. And for the second time, the legislation includes funding for the tourism and hospitality industry. House Bill 447, dubbed the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021, passed on Friday by a 247-173 vote. It passed the chamber just 11 days after it was f... Read More »

House Passes Rep. Titus Proposal to Create Hospitality and Tourism Apprenticeships

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Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, the co-chair of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021, which includes an amendment she drafted to create apprenticeships in the hospitality and tourism industry: “These apprentic... Read More »

LVRJ: CSN awarded $6.9M federal grant for workforce training facility

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The College of Southern Nevada received a nearly $7 million grant from the federal government to build a new educational facility to teach much-needed skills for high-paying jobs across the valley. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration said Thursday it is awarding $6.9 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant funds to support workforce education and training a... Read More »

Rep. Titus Calls for Removal of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress

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January 29, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after becoming an original co-sponsor of the resolution to expel Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress: “Congresswoman Greene has encouraged executing politicians who disagree with her,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “Her presence on the Hou... Read More »