LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada lawmakers helped beat back the latest effort to restart the licensing process necessary to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain north of Las...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reaction is breaking along partisan lines in Nevada after special counsel Robert Mueller's released his report concluding President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the...
Trump budget would restart licensing of Yucca Mountain
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak and Nevada members of Congress are vowing to fight to block President Donald Trump's request to restart the federal licensing process to build a nuclear waste...
Titus: No answers from Energy officials on shipped plutonium
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada says officials with the U.S. Department of Energy and the nations' nuclear security administration have offered no new information in a classified briefing about weapons-grade plutonium secretly shipped to Nevada.
The Democrat said in a statement that she "learned nothing new" in a Thursday briefing from the Trump Administration officials and said they "repeated meaningless platitudes" instead of answering questions.
Sisolak picks Titus staffer as county commission replacement
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has named a longtime staffer for Democratic U.S. Rep. Dina Titus as his replacement on the Clark County Commission.
Sisolak's office announced Tuesday that the Democrat named Michael Naft to the commission seat representing areas south and west of the Las Vegas Strip.
Sisolak spent a decade on the Clark County Commission, which oversees the Strip and surrounding communities, before being elected governor in November.
Sisolak names Titus, Schieve to governor transition team
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve (SHEE'-vee) will help lead Nevada governor-elect Steve Sisolak's transition team.
Sisolak's campaign announced Monday that Titus would serve as the team's chair. She represents Las Vegas, the Strip and surrounding areas in Congress and backed Sisolak earlier this year in a contentious Democratic primary.
Officials: Vegas air controller who went silent has resigned
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An air traffic controller who became incapacitated during a solo stint on a night shift in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas last week has quit, authorities said Tuesday.
The unidentified controller was no longer employed by the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency said in a statement.
Democrats Lee, Horsford keep key Nevada US House seats blue
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democrats retained control of three of Nevada's four U.S. House seats Tuesday night, holding onto two key seats left open by departing Democrats in the western battleground state.
Like they did when they bucked the red wave that sent President Donald Trump to the White House two years ago, Democrats won all but the mostly rural 2nd District in northern Nevada where Republican Rep. Mark Amodei was easily re-elected to the seat he has held since 2011.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An initial 15-mile stretch of the country's newest interstate designed to ultimately connect Las Vegas and Phoenix is open to motorists.
Nevada officials gathered Thursday to open the new roadway that bypasses Boulder City near the Arizona border and is estimated to shave 30 minutes to the drive from Las Vegas to Phoenix.
Construction on the 15-mile segment began in 2015 and cost $318 million.
Officials hope the interstate will eventually connect Mexico and Canada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democratic Rep. Dina Titus is responding with a fashion statement of her own to First lady Melania Trump's jacket bearing the message, "I really don't care, do u?"
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid appeared in a campaign advertisement Friday for Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak, providing a big boost to Sisolak a day before Democratic voters start casting ballots in his contentious primary for Nevada governor with fellow Clark County Commission member Chris Giunchigliani.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus and District of Columbia Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton have made a bet over the upcoming Stanley Cup Final matchup between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals.
Titus' office said in a statement Thursday that Titus and her staff will wear T-shirts advocating D.C. statehood if the Capitals win.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Members of Congress have announced that the Las Vegas metropolitan area received a $5 million grant to help protect the valley against potential terror attacks.
KSNV-TV reports that Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic Rep. Dina Titus said Monday that Las Vegas has received the grant from the Department of Homeland Security, under the Urban Area Security Initiative.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican members of Nevada's congressional delegation are so far not joining more than 170 members of Congress, including Nevada's Democratic members, in calling for the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Nevada's Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Democratic Reps. Dina Titus, Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen say reports of ethical concerns and lavish spending by Pruitt mean it's time for him to go.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Concerned that federal regulators don't have the power to stop the dropping of live turkeys over an Arkansas festival, a lawmaker from Las Vegas is suggesting that Congress step in to ban the practice.
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus told the House Rules Committee on Tuesday that while the annual Yellville Turkey Trot is reminiscent of a 1970s television comedy, maiming animals is serious business.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada has filed for re-election.
Titus turned in her candidacy paperwork Monday for what would amount to her fourth two-year term representing the Las Vegas area.
Titus won in the Democratic-leaning 1st District in 2014 and 2016, and decided not to run for the U.S. Senate seat that party leader Harry Reid vacated when he retired in 2016.
A U.S. congresswoman whose Nevada district includes the Las Vegas Strip asked the federal government Tuesday to keep internet gambling legal.
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus wrote to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, urging the Justice Department not to reverse a ruling it made in 2011 that allowed internet gambling in individual states.
Nevada governor, others, cheer Trump on bump stocks edict
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some officials in Nevada are welcoming President Donald Trump's call for a ban on devices that authorities say helped a gunman in Las Vegas kill 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and state Attorney General Adam Laxalt, both Republicans, endorsed Trump's directive Tuesday that the Justice Department come up with a rule to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last October's massacre.
Nevada Democrats condemn requiring El Salvadorians to leave
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats in Nevada are decrying the Trump administration's decision to end special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, a move that will force nearly 200,000 people to leave the country by September 2019 or face deportation.
Representatives Ruben Kihuen, Dina Titus and Jacky Rosen condemned the decision in statements on Monday, as did Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto.
They say thousands of people from El Salvador are living under Temporary Protected Status in Nevada.
Washington — One month after the massacre in Las Vegas, U.S. Reps. Dan Kildee and Dave Trott are introducing a bipartisan bill to regulate bump stock devices under the National Firearms Act, similar to the strict controls on machine gun ownership.
Rep. Titus, D-Nev., won’t bid for GOP Sen. Heller’s seat
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democratic U.S. Rep. Dina Titus says she'll run for re-election next year instead of entering the field of challengers seeking to unseat Republican Sen. Dean Heller.
The third-term congresswoman from Las Vegas said in a statement released by her re-election campaign Wednesday she gave "careful consideration" to mounting a Senate campaign.
The U.S. travel industry is expressing concern about the proposed elimination of funding for Brand USA in President Donald Trump's budget plan.
Brand USA, a tourism marketing organization, was created after President Barack Obama signed into law the Travel Promotion Act in 2010. Brand USA's mission is to increase international visitation to the U.S. as a driver of the economy, to promote the country's image worldwide and to communicate visa and entry policies.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A congresswoman whose district includes the Las Vegas Strip says the IRS should quadruple the reporting threshold for casino customer winnings from slot machines and bingo.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Dina Titus this week sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen (KAHS'-kihn-ihn) suggesting the rule change.
The agency currently requires reporting on a single jackpot or win that's $1,200 or more for federal income-tax purposes.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With Congress talking about reviving a mothballed plan to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the Nevada desert, top state officials and most of its federal representatives are resuming a 35-year fight to block it.
Rep. Titus says immigration orders hurt Nevada tourism
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dina Titus is calling the president's executive orders aimed at stricter immigration enforcement xenophobic policies that have hurt tourism in Las Vegas.
The third-term Democratic congresswoman also criticized President Donald Trump's foreign policy reversals during a Tuesday address at the Nevada Legislature.
Titus hailed the state's Democratic majority's work this session to boost solar energy credits and support financial literacy programs.
Gov. mulls barring Nevada agencies from arresting immigrants
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering whether Nevada needs a directive similar to Washington state's barring state agencies from arresting certain immigrants.
Spokeswoman Mari St. Martin said Friday that the Republican governor's office is reviewing what protections exist for people whose only crime is residing in the country illegally.
Nevada Gov. Sandoval rejects National Guard immigration memo
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval says he would not mobilize the Nevada National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants if President Donald Trump asked him to do it.
Nevada is one of 11 states named in a Trump administration memo obtained by The Associated Press outlining a proposal to mobilize up to 100,000 state-directed troops.
5 from Nevada to attend inauguration; Amodei to be in Reno
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of Nevada's six congressional representatives are set to attend the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., while Republican Rep. Mark Amodei plans to watch with friends and constituents in Reno.
Amodei spokeswoman Logan Ramsey said Thursday the congressman's decision to host a watch party on Friday in Nevada shouldn't be interpreted as a comment about Trump's incoming administration.
3 Nevada Democrats want ex-senator statue out of US Capitol
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Three Democratic congressional representatives are asking state lawmakers to act to remove a statue of former Nevada senator from the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, alleging that he left a "legacy of racism, anti-Semitism, and xenophobia."
Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden making stops in Vegas this week
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden are both set to appear in Las Vegas this week as the final presidential debate draws closer.
Clinton will appear with Nevada Democrats at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas Wednesday night. She'll be campaigning for herself and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, who is in a tight race to replace U.S. Sen. Harry Reid.
Gloria Steinem, Michelle Kwan to stump for Clinton in Reno
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Feminist Gloria Steinem and Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan will be stumping for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Reno.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forty-three Nevada delegates are in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention, which formally kicked off Monday. Here are their statements and reactions:
CASTING NEVADA'S VOTES
Nevada got another moment in the spotlight when two of its politicians announced the votes the state was casting for the presidential nominee.
Rep. Dina Titus told the audience that Nevada's population is as diverse as its landscape and its spirit...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Nevada say they see broad horizons for the unmanned aerial systems industry following the posting of federal aviation rules designed for small drone aircraft.
As one of six states picked in 2013 for Federal Aviation Administration-authorized testing — and the first in 2014 to be able to issue airworthiness certificates — the Silver State is emerging as a key hub for the drone industry, said Chris Walach, operations director for unmanned...