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February 20, 2020 Press Release

Henderson, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) hosted her first town hall of 2020 at Horizon Pines Apartments. The apartments are an affordable housing community operated by Nevada HAND, a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing for seniors and working families in Nevada. 

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released the following statement remembering the 78th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the incarceration of over 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II: 

February 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the administration released its proposed Fiscal Year 2021 federal budget, which includes $6.2 billion in cuts to the federal education budget and the outright elimination of vital after-school program funding, poignantly hurting working families across southern Nevada.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act today, which would establish the country’s first comprehensive women’s history museum. Rep.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization Chair Susie Lee (Nev.-03) and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (Calif.-41) issued the following joint statement after being notified by VA Secretary Wilkie of VA’s plans to delay the “go-live” of the Electronic Health Record Modernization at the first site in Spokane, Wash. 

February 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03) and Pete Stauber (R-Minn.-08) introduced the bipartisan Small Business Child Care Investment Act, which would grant non-profit child care providers access to the same types of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans available to for-profit businesses.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) attended the 2020 State of the Union Address with her guest Ms. Mary Richard, a resident of Nevada’s 3rd District experiencing the hardships of skyrocketing prescription drug costs.   

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) released the following statement commemorating February as Black History Month: 

January 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) announced her guest for the 2020 State of the Union, Ms. Mary Richard, a resident of Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District experiencing the hardships of skyrocketing prescription drug costs.  



In The News

December 10, 2019 In The News

It is a privilege, not a right, to be a judge in the United States. A judge must embody open-mindedness, patience, understanding, common sense, critical thinking and other qualities that epitomize the very best in all of us.

October 23, 2019 In The News

In Mashable’s series Wasted, we dig into the myriad ways we’re trashing our planet. Because it’s time to sober up.


October 14, 2019 In The News

A Nevada congresswoman has introduced a bill that would increase the value of Pell Grants, a kind of financial aid offered to nearly half of all students in the Nevada System of Higher Education.

October 3, 2019 In The News

At a Nevada State College event focused on minority students in higher education, Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott emphasized that a college education is still the key to opportunity.

But Scott, D-Va., said reforms are needed to restore a longstanding promise to young people that their education will be affordable.

September 9, 2019 In The News

This week on Politics Now with host Steve Sebelius: The Clark County Commission decides against creating a panel to look into child deaths where they previously had interactions with Child Protective Services; State Assemblyman and Nevada Democratic State Party Chairman William McCurdy II talks about his run for a County Commission seat and the 2020 election; Nevada Congresswoman Susie Le

September 4, 2019 In The News

On the day after Labor Day, congressional Nevada Democrats told union members and leadership they will keep pushing for labor-related bills to be brought up in the Senate, despite ongoing Republican animus toward bringing up many left-leaning issues in Congress’ upper chamber.

August 23, 2019 In The News

Toward the end of the 2018 spring semester, Robert Armour learned that his colon cancer had metastasized to his liver and advanced to stage four. The doctoral student at Argosy University’s Schaumburg campus in Illinois took a leave of absence from his psychology program to undergo treatment.

August 6, 2019 In The News

Nevada’s public lands provide a litany of opportunities for outdoor recreation, habitat for wildlife and simple beauty. People come from around the world and across the country to experience these majestic sites. In every corner of the state, Nevadans and visitors spend time outside with family and friends — hiking, camping, hunting, fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

August 5, 2019 In The News

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The man responsible for a deadly mass shooting in the Bay Area last weekend bought his gun in Nevada, according to law enforcement authorities. A total of three people were killed, and 12 others were injured in the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California.

March 7, 2019 In The News

Members of Nevada’s congressional delegation have continued to file legislation aimed at Yucca Mountain.

Sen. Jacky Rosen and Rep. Susie Lee, along with Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Reps. Mark Amodei and Steven Horsford, introduced the Jobs, Not Waste Act, which would put a hold on any action on the Yucca Mountain site.