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May 13, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today voted in favor of H.R. 2048, the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015, which would end the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection of telephone metadata under the USA Patriot Act, protect civil liberties, increase transparency of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and strengthen national security.
April 29, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today announced he returned approximately $125,000 in unspent office funds from his 2014 budget to the U.S. Treasury to be applied toward deficit reduction. It represents nearly 10 percent of his office budget for that year.
April 22, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2), along with 29 original cosponsors, took steps to address the strategic and economic vulnerabilities presented by mineral production, including rare earth elements -- an industry dominated by China and other foreign nations.
April 14, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, during testimony before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans, the U.S. Forest Service Deputy Chief Leslie Weldon announced the decision to permanently withdraw the Proposed Directive on Groundwater Management (Groundwater Directive) that was put on the table last year. Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) released the following statement:
April 9, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers announced this week Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) will serve as Vice Chair of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee for the 114th Congress. He will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of Chairman Tom Graves (GA-14) and assist him in official committee duties.
March 24, 2015 Press Release
CARSON CITY, NEV. -- Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today announced he will hold an agriculture town hall meeting in Carson City on Wednesday, April 1, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the second floor chambers of the Paul Laxalt State Building at 401 N. Carson Street.
March 4, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today announced senior staff changes for his Washington, D.C. office. Chief of Staff Rick Goddard is departing Capitol Hill to return to his native Georgia and Legislative Director Bruce Miller will be elevated to chief of staff. Senior Legislative Assistant Jason Riederer will become legislative director.
February 26, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C., February 26, 2015 – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV-02) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at an event hosted by NAM member company Click Bond, Inc in Carson City, Nevada.
February 12, 2015 Press Release
(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Harry Reid (D-NV) teamed with Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) to introduce the Douglas County Conservation Act of 2015, S. 472. The legislation expands recreational opportunities, promotes conservation, and jump-starts economic development in Douglas County, Nevada.
February 3, 2015 Press Release
RENO, Nev.– Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) today announced he will hold a veterans' town hall meeting in Reno on Tuesday, February 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the McKinley Art and Culture Center at 925 Riverside Dr.