WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Susie Lee (NV-03) introduced the End Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing Act.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Susie Lee (D-NV) and Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced the Virtual Peer Support Act, which was introduced earlier this year in the Senate by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV).
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) announced that the National Endowment for the Arts has granted $786,400 to the Nevada Arts Council to support local artists within the Nevada community. These funds stem from the American Rescue Plan, which allocates $52 million in total funding for state and jurisdictional arts agencies and regional arts organizations.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Susie Lee (D-NV-03) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s joint address to Congress:
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.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (NV-03) announced that $361,212,681 will be provided for Nevada child care providers to open safely, keep workers on the payroll, and lower costs for hardworking families.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (NV-03) spoke on the House floor in support of the American Rescue Plan.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (NV-03) voted to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. This legislation would secure equal pay for men and women and work to close the gender wage gap by promoting pay transparency, strengthening equal pay protections, and combatting discriminatory pay practices.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released the following statement after voting to pass the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195).
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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Keeping the community healthy and fed was the focus of a special event in Chinatown Sunday.
The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) launched its initiative, “Family in Focus,” which aims to support AAPI families during the pandemic, at the Chinatown plaza.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a day doesn’t pass without me hearing from constituents who are hurting. All Nevadans want the same thing: health and safety for their loved ones, to end the pandemic, to stop the job losses and to get our lives back to normal. To do so, Washington must provide economic relief by getting resources to our state and local communities now.
NEVADA (KTNV) — The House is expected to vote on the biggest emergency spending measure in U.S. history.
The $3 trillion "Heroes Act" includes money for cities like Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas
The bill provides funding for state and local governments, coronavirus testing, and a new round of direct payments to Americans of up to $6,000 per household.
WASHINGTON — Mayors said Tuesday they have told Congress and the White House that the coronavirus is “blowing massive holes in our budgets,” and they have asked the federal government for immediate help.
That request came in a conference call just days after state governors also warned that budget shortfalls could force massive furloughs and a loss of services.
WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — State and cities around the country have lost massive amounts of tax revenue that will impact everything from school to police and fire budgets.
The bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus held a “virtual Congress,” in which members participated in an unofficial floor debate via video conference. Members debated the next coronavirus relief bill, which they largely agreed should include assistance for state and local governments impacted by rising expenditures and falling revenues due to the pandemic.
Help for cities
As Congress eyes a fourth relief bill, Nevada lawmakers are making the case to address the needs of the state, which was hard hit by the closure of casinos, hotels, entertainment venues and other businesses.
A new federal coronavirus relief law aims to provide protections for student military veterans.
President Donald Trump signed the Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 into law late Tuesday.