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Jun 16, 2020
E&E News: Quake gives Nev. lawmakers new ammo against Yucca Mountain


A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that rattled Nevada last week has congressional lawmakers and state officials reiterating concerns about the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Jun 16, 2020
KSNV: Titus on next relief round: More money for people, local government

COVID-19 has done what a terror attack and a great recession could not: shut our town down.

So, how fast should it reopen?

That's the first question I asked Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, the dean of our Washington delegation.

May 6, 2020
LVRJ: Titus requests surplus aid dollars for Nevada schools

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, urged the Trump administration Monday to redirect unaccepted coronavirus aid money to other institutions in Nevada with large numbers of minority students seeking more financial assistance.

May 6, 2020
LV Sun: State’s congressional members hope Nevada sees more money in new round of stimulus funding

As more stimulus funding from Washington flows into the U.S. economy, Nevada-based businesses shut out of the original program have another chance at receiving funding.

May 6, 2020
LVRJ: Titus requests surplus aid dollars for Nevada schools

Nevada and states with small businesses ineligible for paycheck protection loans because they receive revenue from gaming pushed again Wednesday for help in the next coronavirus relief bill under consideration by Congress.

Apr 22, 2020
LVRJ: Nevada’s congressional delegation pushes bill to help small casinos

Nevada’s congressional delegation sent a shot across the bow of the Trump administration Friday with legislation in the House and Senate to make small casinos and other businesses with gaming revenue eligible for Small Business Administration loans.

Apr 22, 2020
KTNV: U.S. Transportation Secretary to give $231.44M to Nevada airports in response to COVID-19

Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement announcing that McCarran International Airport will receive $195,485,334 as a result of the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act:

Apr 22, 2020
Nevada Current: Virtual representation: Nevada’s members of Congress adjust to pandemic life

Near-constant phone calls. Zoom meetings. Internet town halls. Empty flights to Washington. A lot of handwashing. 
This is the new normal for Nevada’s congressional delegation. The COVID-19 virus has upended work in the U.S. Congress, as it has in most other workplaces. Nevada lawmakers have shifted the focus of their work, and the way they are doing it. 

Apr 22, 2020
Gaming Today: MGM believes it can survive shutdown

MGM Resorts International believes it has enough liquidity to weather the economic downturn due to the coronavirus outbreak and the resulting closure of the company’s casinos in Nevada and across the country, the company’s acting CEO said Friday. 

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Apr 22, 2020
LV Sun: Now is the time to strengthen and fight for the Affordable Care Act

By Dina Titus