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January 17, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) recently teamed with U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) to introduce key mining legislation, H.R. 520, to more efficiently develop domestic sources of minerals in Nevada and across the country. After introducing the legislation, both members released the following statements:
January 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) partnered with United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) today to introduce the Nevada Land Sovereignty Act (H.R. 243, S. 22). The legislation prevents the threat of executive action designating or expanding national monuments without Congressional approval or local support.
December 12, 2016 Press Release
RENO, Nev. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today announced he will be hosting an Immigration Town Hall in Reno on Tuesday, December 20, from 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at the Reno-Sparks Convention center, Room C1, located at 4590 S Virginia St:
December 11, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today released the following statement in regards to four bipartisan initiatives, critical to Nevada's CD-2, which were accomplished in the House during the final days of the 114th Congress:
December 9, 2016 Press Release
RENO, Nev. – On Monday, Dec. 19 at 11:00 A.M. PST, Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) will issue a replacement Medal of Honor to Private Robert Smith's grandson, Jerry Reynolds. Smith was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery displayed while serving in action at Slim Buttes, Dakota Territory on Sept. 9, 1876 – but never knew of the award before passing away on Jan. 5, 1930.
October 14, 2016 Press Release
RENO, Nev. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today announced he will hold a TRICARE town hall meeting in Reno on Wednesday, October 26, from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. at the Washoe County Administration Complex: Building B, Auditorium A, located at 1001 E. 9th Street.
September 29, 2016 Press Release
Specifically, this bill will transfer more than 70,000 acres of Nevada public lands back into tribal control – empowering those tribal governments to control their land use destinies. By carefully balancing the unique needs of our Nevada tribal nations with those of local ranchers, land owners, and businesses, this legislation will allow Nevadans to chart brighter futures for their communities, while preserving their cultural heritage and traditions. Congratulations to Nevada's original natives, you have been patient to say the least, and your resilience has paid off. Due to the fact that the Administration signaled support for the bill during the legislative process, we expect it to be signed into law shortly.
September 15, 2016 Press Release
Bill exempts residents of counties with only one insurance carrier from individual mandate penalty
September 8, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON,D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) testified Thursday before the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee in support of his bill, the Vietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act (H.R. 4298), legislation which would place a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) to honor the nearly 5,000 pilots and crew members who died in combat missions while serving in the Vietnam War.
July 28, 2016 Press Release
SPARKS, Nev. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today announced he will hold a veterans' town hall meeting in Sparks on Friday, August 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Sparks City Council Chamber located at 431 Prater Way.