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Apr 16, 2018
Stars and Stripes: Restrictions on VA dog testing included in massive spending bill
“Our nation’s veterans deserve better than to have the VA spend taxpayers’ money on painful, ineffective experiments on dogs while other important programs for veterans are neglected,” Titus said Thursday in a statement.
Apr 16, 2018
AJOT: Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill Introduced in House
“I am pleased to join the leadership of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in sponsoring this important legislation to reauthorize the programs of the Federal Aviation Administration,” said Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Dina Titus (D-NV).
Mar 16, 2018
LVRJ: Nevada lawmaker urges state to take control of housing program

WASHINGTON — A Nevada congresswoman asked state officials Thursday to take control of a program that distributes federal funds to assist struggling homeowners because a nonprofit that administers the program is failing to get the money to those in need.

Mar 7, 2018
ABC News: Vegas congresswoman asks US to preserve internet gambling

A U.S. congresswoman whose Nevada district includes the Las Vegas Strip asked the federal government Tuesday to keep internet gambling legal.

Democratic Rep. Dina Titus wrote to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, urging the Justice Department not to reverse a ruling it made in 2011 that allowed internet gambling in individual states.

Feb 22, 2018
Reno Gazette Journal: After latest school shooting, Nevada congresswomen get behind federal assault weapons ban

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus may have help in her push to revive a long-mothballed federal ban on assault weapons similar to those used in recent mass shootings in Southern Florida and Las Vegas.

Titus, D-Nev., said Wednesday that she will join Rhode Island Democrat David Cicilline’s proposed reintroduction of a federal prohibition on semiautomatic weapons.

Feb 16, 2018
NV Indep: Dreamers Still Face uncertainty after Senate fails to act

The fate of the nation’s 1.8 million undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children remained as uncertain as ever after the Senate on Thursday failed to advance any legislation to settle their status, including a plan proposed by President Donald Trump.

Feb 15, 2018
LVRJ: Titus selected as ranking Democrat on House subcommittee

WASHINGTON — A Nevada Democratic lawmaker was elevated Wednesday to a leadership position on a House panel that has oversight of the General Services Administration and the Smithsonian Institution, which operates museums where artifacts from the Silver State are stored and displayed.

Feb 8, 2018
RGJ: Nevada's marijuana industry faces roadblocks in banking, federal interference, Titus says

In his State of the State speech, Sandoval said a proposed tax on marijuana sales could raise about $69 million for schools. The marijuana business could generate another $21 million with business fees and wholesale taxes.

It's the only new money in Sandoval's $8.1 billion proposed state general fund budget.

Feb 3, 2018
NPR: Trump's Highway Plan May Face Same Old Roadblocks In Congress

Just how bad is the state of the nation's highway infrastructure? So bad, tires on FedEx trucks last only half as long as they did 20 years ago, as they deteriorate rapidly from crumbling pavement and get more flats from gaping potholes.

Feb 2, 2018
WaPo: House begins quest for funding for Trump’s infrastructure plan, but is it ‘same rhetoric’ as always?

The House hearing intended to raise the curtain on President Trump’s call for infrastructure investment was into its third hour Wednesday when the time came for Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) to speak up.

“We’re having the same conversation,” she said. “I keep hearing the same rhetoric without action.”