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May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Susie Lee announced more than $200 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Nevada under the American Rescue Plan. Of this $200 million, more than $9 million will go to Nevada State College, which is in Nevada’s Third District, and more than $59 million will go to College of Southern Nevada, which has a campus in Henderson in Nevada’s Third District.

 

May 10, 2021 Press Release

LAS VEGAS – Today, Representative Susie Lee released the following statement after the Treasury Department announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the American Rescue Plan and determined the State of Nevada will receive over $2.7 billion:

April 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03), alongside Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45), and Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), relaunched the College Affordability Caucus. The group spearheads policies that will drive down the sticker price of higher education. 

In relaunching the caucus, the three Congresswomen hosted a briefing with other members and Caitlin Zaloom, an expert on the financial challenges that students and families face trying to save for and afford college. 

April 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03), Congressman Steven Horsford (D-Nev.-04), and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced the Electric Power Infrastructure Improvement Act, a bill to support more than 500,000 jobs, improve the resilience of the grid, and support new projects that connect modern renewable energy resources to the power demands of regional consumer markets. The bill would create an investment tax credit to help promote construction of regionally significant transmission projects across the nation.

February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Susie Lee (NV-03) and U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Coronavirus Medicaid Response Act.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) signed on to a letter urging House leaders to include tax relief legislation for unemployed Nevadans in the American Rescue Plan. The legislation would remove taxes on the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from federal income taxes for tax year 2020.

February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) helped pass the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would expand access to high-quality, federally funded Registered Apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeships. Investing in Registered Apprenticeships, and workforce development as a whole, has been a top priority for Rep. Lee throughout her time in Congress. Rep.