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Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released the following statement after receiving the Vegas Chamber Nevada Business Award for her bipartisan work in Congress to protect and support southern Nevada small businesses:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) helped pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which she co-sponsored, in the House of Representatives. The bill would finally guarantee workplace protections and reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.
Washington, D.C. - Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC)--which includes 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03)--unveiled its “March to Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table.
Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) and 113 of her colleagues are urging House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.-12) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.-05) to vote on emergency legislation to extend the $600/week in emergency unemployment benefits that expired at the end of July 2020.
Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Reps. Susie Lee (Nev.-03), Dina Titus (Nev.-01), Steven Horsford (Nev.-04), and Jason Crow (Colo.-06) held a call with regional reporters today urging the Senate not to slash the emergency unemployment income 30 million American workers, including 352,535 Nevadans, are relying on during the pandemic.
Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) introduced the Community College Workforce Training Act, which would reauthorize the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program. Rep. Lee’s bill would authorize $2 billion through fiscal year 2024 to restart the TAACCCT grant program as a way to support higher education and workforce development during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) announced that, according the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) benefited 10,610 small businesses and retained 102,737 jobs in Nevada’s 3rd District. To view an analysis of SBA PPP distribution data, click here.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released a list of priorities for which she is advocating in the Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations omnibus. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the first Appropriations minibus today and the remaining appropriations packages next week.