Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District released the following statement today on President Obama and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's release of the final Clean Power Plan to establish the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. The Clean Power Plan is landmark action to protect public health, reduce energy bills for households and businesses, create American jobs, and bring clean power to communities across the country
Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement in regards to the House Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies’ consideration of the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy & Water Appropriations bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District announced that the Department of the Interior has approved a major clean energy project in Southern Nevada. The Midland Solar Project will be built seven miles southwest of Boulder City. Once completed, the solar power plant will generate enough electricity to power approximately 105,000 homes. The project will create 350 construction jobs and up to 10 permanent jobs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide nearly $2 million to the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority to offer permanent supportive housing to homeless Veterans, many of whom are living with chronic disabling conditions. The supportive housing assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA
Washington, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today announced that three organizations in Nevada will receive more than $1.8 million in federal grant funding through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to aid homeless Clark County veterans in need of housing.
Washington D.C. - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today announced that Nevada will receive nearly $230,000 in federal grant funding to provide homeless veterans with job training. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor to U.S. Vets in Southern Nevada
Washington, D.C. - May 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today welcomed an announcement that a conditional loan guarantee has been awarded to the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada. The facility will create new clean energy jobs in the Silver State and boost the supply of renewable energy needed to power local homes and businesses."This is a smart investment that will create new Nevada jobs and increase our supply of clean renewable energy. That is why I fought Republican efforts to cut the loans for renewable energy projects like this new solar plant near Tonopah. Nevada's future is in clean energy and we can create jobs and strengthen our economy by investing in the development of more solar, wind, geothermal and other sources of renewable power found in abundance right here at home in the Silver State," said Berkley.
March 1, 2011 - March 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (NV) and U.S. Congressman Dennis Cardoza (CA) today announced they would co-chair the Democratic Caucus Housing Stabilization Task Force in the 112th Congress. The two Members of Congress represent regions of the country – Las Vegas and California's Central Valley – that have been ground zero for the housing crisis. The Task Force was first created in 2010 under the leadership of Berkley and Cardoza. This Congress, members of the task force will continue focusing on solutions to the nation's residential housing crisis.