Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt joined a suit on behalf of the state of Nevada challenging the federal government's greater sage-grouse land-use plan. In ten western states including Nevada, the federal plan withdraws more than ten million acres of federal land from public use.
October 13, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) has joined a bi-partisan coalition of the majority of the members of the U.S. House to sign a discharge petition to bring the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., also known as Ex-Im, to the House floor.
October 8, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) released the following statement regarding Rep. Kevin McCarthy's (CA-23) announcement he will withdraw as a candidate for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives:
September 25, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) released the following statement regarding the announcement John Boehner will step down as Speaker of the House: "I want to thank the Speaker for his years of service and wish him the best. He certainly earned his spot in Ôthe older I get, the better I was club.'
September 16, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed via a suspension vote legislation introduced by Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2). H.R. 1214, the National Forest Small Tracts Act Amendments of 2015, would change existing law to authorize the U.S. Forest Service to sell or exchange parcels of land under 40 acres to resolve encroachments or trespasses and to enhance the Forest Service's ability to better perform its land management responsibilities.
August 20, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) completed the conveyance of 10,055 acres of lands to the City of Yerington for industrial, recreational and infrastructure purposes.
July 24, 2015 Press Release
RENO, Nev. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today announced he will hold a veterans' town hall meeting in Reno on Monday, August 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the California Building in Reno's Idlewild Park.
July 10, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama, at the request of Senator Harry Reid, unilaterally designated the Basin and Range National Monument on 704,000 acres – larger than the state of Rhode Island – in Lincoln and Nye counties. Congressman Mark Amodei released the following statement:
June 25, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision in the King v. Burwell case affecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
June 18, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) voted in favor of legislation referred to as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would set parameters and restrictions on the negotiations of a free trade agreement known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and provide for an up or down vote on the resulting agreement.