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

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Democratic Rep. Dina Titus drew attention to $3 billion in further funding allocated under the plan to the Economic Development Administration that recently moved through her Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. Of that $3 billion, $450 million would be set aside for communities that suffered from a loss of revenue due to travel and tourism impacts. Read more » Titus Hopes Apprenticeship Bill Designed to Help Hotels and Casinos Can Pass in Senate

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US Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada) successfully inserted a provision to include the hospitality industry in the program. That provision had broad industry support. That included Culinary Workers Local 226, the primary union representing casino workers in Las Vegas. It also received support from such industry trade groups as the US Travel Association and the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Read more »

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

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Rep. Titus wrote a letter in support of the grant in February 2020, saying the new facility will serve approximately 450 students annually and “will train the unemployed, under-employed, and yet-to-be employed citizens within and well beyond the Historic Westside for entry-level careers in advanced manufacturing, health care, information technology, and the construction trades.” Read more »