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Titus Amendment Advocating Increased Funding for Passenger Rail Service Passes the House

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June 4, 2015 Yesterday Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District took to the House Floor to offer an amendment calling on Congress to increase investment in passenger rail service. The amendment was adopted by voice vote and included in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2016, which is expected to pass the House next week. Be...

Titus Marks the Anniversary of the Blue Lightning Initiative

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June 3, 2015 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House Floor to mark the two year anniversary of the Blue Lightning Initiative. Led by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation, this program trains airline personnel to identify potential traffickers and victims of human trafficking. Below are her remarks: “This week marks the second...

Titus Promotes Travel and Tourism for All Act

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July 23, 2014 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House Floor to promote her bill, the Travel and Tourism for All Act, which makes travel and tourism more accessible for individuals with disabilities. This legislation requires the National Council on Disabilities to conduct a review and submit a report to Congress on the implementation of the Americans with Disab...

Titus Statement on Passage of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act

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July 15, 2014 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District released the following statement today on the passage of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, which would reauthorize Map-21for eight months and provide an additional $10.8 billion to the Highway Trust Fund to ensure federal funding is available to meet infrastructure needs through Spring of next year. Titus spoke ...