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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Congressional leaders from the state of Nevada joined 8 News Now to answer your questions on air and online. Congresswoman Dina Titus, Congresswoman Susie Lee and Congressman Steven Horsford all answered questions about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in this special broadcast.
The representatives joined leadership from Urban, Latin and Asian chambers of commerce Monday through Facebook live to discuss issues faced by small businesses during the shutdown and to emphasize the steps needed to be taken prior to them reopening.
They call themselves the House Problem Solvers Caucus and they’ve met every day by teleconference since the coronavirus shut down Congress.
WASHINGTON — Frustrated with the uneven federal response to the coronavirus outbreak, Nevada lawmakers stepped up their complaints Friday for relief funds and medical supplies to rural hospitals battling the disease.
Local seniors may be gone from the Senior Center of Boulder City, but they are certainly not forgotten.
Since March 17, when the facility closed to the public, staff has been working behind the scenes to provide meals, regular wellness checks and surprises to its patrons.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — U.S. Congresswoman Susie Lee sent a letter on Apr. 7 to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin regarding SBA’s newly enacted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), requesting it also include gaming small businesses.
WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers want to prioritize food insecurity in the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation.
Future federal coronavirus relief packages should focus on places like Nevada where the economic damage will be outsized regardless of the actual number of COVID-19 cases, said Rep. Susie Lee during a live-streamed event on Monday.
LAUGHLIN — Nevada Congresswoman Susie Lee discussed Laughlin’s financial situation on the heels of Aldape’s Market shutting its doors.