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Mar 22, 2019
Nevada Current: 42,000 Nevada immigrants would be protected under House measure
Nevada’s 1st congressional district, represented by Rep. Dina Titus, has about 13,800 eligible “Dreamers” and 1,800 eligible under TPS, according to the study. The estimated annual economic contributions of households the act would affect are $79,779,000 in federal taxes; $37,144,000 in state and local taxes and a total of $416,226,000 in spending power.
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Mar 20, 2019
LV Sun Editorial: Trump shows disdain for Nevada with Yucca Mountain budget request
Not only would the routes take it through the heart of Las Vegas — one rail line literally parallels the Strip just to the west — but the waste would go across 22,000 miles and railways, and 7,000 miles of highways coast to coast. As Nevada Rep. Dina Titus has pointed out, it would travel through a whopping 329 congressional districts.
Mar 20, 2019
LV Sun (AP): Titus addresses Legislature, condemns Yucca Mountain restart
Rep. Dina Titus on Tuesday denounced a request from President Donald Trump's administration to restart the licensing process for a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain. The Democrat told a joint session of the Nevada Legislature that she will not stand by and let Trump's administration treat Nevada "as a dumping ground for the nation's nuclear waste."
Mar 18, 2019
NV Current: Legislation aims to help vulnerable via census
Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-Nevada) is sponsoring the Weekends Without Hunger Act, which establishes a five-year pilot program to provide food to schools, food banks and non-profits such as Serving Our Kids and Three Square. Titus says more than 200,000 children in Nevada are eligible for discounted or free breakfast and lunch at school. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 13 million children in America live in “food insecure” homes, meaning their families don’t have enough to eat.
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Mar 14, 2019
KSNV: Former professor Titus: Cheating scandal is 'scandalous'
“Well, I thought it was just scandalous. I think universities need to take a hard look at themselves,” the Congresswoman told me Wednesday from Washington, part of our regular conversation with our DC delegation we call “Connect to Congress.”
Mar 13, 2019
LV Sun: Preserving public land is imperative for Nevada
Editor’s note: The following column is a collaboration between Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, and Reps. Dina Titus, Susie Lee and Steven Horsford. It was submitted by Battle Born Progress, a nonprofit political advocacy organization based in Southern Nevada.
Mar 11, 2019
Nevada Current: House Democrats pass sweeping voting rights, ethics legislation
Nevada Democratic Rep. Dina Titus, in a tweet, said that Democrats in the House “just voted to put an end” to corruption “in Trump’s Washington.”
Mar 11, 2019
NV Independent: Titus looks to leverage newfound clout for her district and the state
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus spent years biding her time in the minority. Now that Democrats have won control of the House, the congresswoman has newfound clout, thanks to the years she has spent developing relationships and working her way up the ladder in a chamber that operates on a seniority system.
Mar 11, 2019
FCW.com: Lawmakers seek answers on CBP's HR contract
Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) said based on the 36 hires and $19 million figures Goodman gave, "that's about half a million dollars per hire. Do we really think that's a good investment of taxpayer dollars?"
Mar 7, 2019
LVRJ: Titus, other Democrats grill Homeland Security secretary
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., a member of the committee, quizzed the secretary on the status of Dreamers, immigrants brought into the country as children and granted deportation protections by the Obama administration.
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