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Heller Welcomes President’s Call to End NSA Bulk Data Collection

Posting Date: 03/26/2014

Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – President Barack Obama announced a legislative proposal to overhaul the National Security Agency’s (NSA) telephone metadata collection program. U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), who has partnered with lawmakers on a bipartisan basis to end the metadata collection program and increase transparency at the NSA, welcomed the President’s proposal. [Read more]

Horsford honors Ruby Duncan during Women’s History Month

Posting Date: 03/26/2014

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) spoke on the House floor to honor Ruby Duncan, a legendary women’s and civil rights leader in Nevada, in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Below is a full transcript of Rep. Horsford’s remarks:  [Read more]

Anti-Terror funding restored for Las Vegas

Posting Date: 03/19/2014

Press Release

Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) announced that the City of Las Vegas has been included in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) 2014 list of funded urban areas for the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) and will receive $1 million in UASI funding. Las Vegas was excluded from funding in last year’s budget.  [Read more]

Heller speaks on Retirement Security

Posting Date: 03/14/2014

Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy, delivered the following remarks during a hearing entitled “The State of U.S. Retirement Security: Can the Middle Class Afford to Retire?” on Wednesday, March 12. [Read more]

Heller Speaks About Military Sexual Assault Legislation

Posting Date: 03/13/2014

Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Last week on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke in support of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) bipartisan Military Justice Improvement Act (S. 1752).Remarks as prepared:  [Read more]

Horsford continues fight for unemployment extension

Posting Date: 03/13/2014

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Monty: “I’ve had to basically pawn everything of value that I own to try and stay in my apartment…I couldn’t afford to stay there anymore and I was evicted. I hate to have an eviction on my record but now I do.” [Read more]

Horsford files for re-election

Posting Date: 03/11/2014

Press Release

On Monday, March 10, Steven Horsford filed his paperwork to run for re-election as the Representative in Congress for Nevada's Fourth Congressional District.

He will face one of two Republicans, Cresent Hardy or Niger Innis, in the Fall General Election depending on which one wins the June primary.  [Read more]

House Committee Hears Mesquite Lands Bill

Posting Date: 03/03/2014

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Last Wednesday, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) introduced the Multispecies Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Act, H.R. 1744, before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. [Read more]

Horsford attends ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative at White House

Posting Date: 02/28/2014

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) went to the White House on Thursday, Feb. 27 to attend the launch of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative to Build Ladders of Opportunity for Boys and Young Men of Color. [Read more]

Heller Presses Shinseki on Nevada Veterans' Issues

Posting Date: 02/27/2014

Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered remarks during a joint hearing to receive the Disabled American Veterans 2014 legislative presentation. [Read more]

02/26/2014 - Innis speaks out against Common Core education standards

02/25/2014 - Mesquite Lands Bill up for House Hearing this week

02/19/2014 - ACA and Obamanomics-Imperfect Together

02/19/2014 - Horsford co-sponsors Voting Rights Amendments

02/14/2014 - Horsford blog will highlight constituent service successes

02/13/2014 - Udall, Heller Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care for Rural Veterans

02/12/2014 - Horsford votes to restore Military pension COLAs

02/07/2014 - Heller Cosponsors Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

02/06/2014 - Horsford votes for Sportsmen Act

02/05/2014 - Heller secures help to prevent a Sage Grouse ESA Listing

02/04/2014 - Horsford calls for extension of sales tax deduction

01/30/2014 - Innis pans Obama’s State of the Union Speech

01/30/2014 - Horsford votes for Farm Bill

01/29/2014 - Tea Party Patriots Blast State of Union address

01/29/2014 - Heller wants Military Retirement Cuts repealed

01/29/2014 - Lyon County Land Bill passes House committee, Horsford says

01/23/2014 - Horsford commends expansion of racial profiling definition

01/20/2014 - Edwards announces candidacy for NV Assembly D-19

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