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Senator Cortez Masto
U.S. Senator from the great state of Nevada.
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I'll be going to Yucca Mountain to help educate my colleagues about how the project is misguided & dangerous, & cost taxpayers $19 billion with nothing to show for it. I’m bringing Nevadans' voices with me & I will keep fighting any effort to store nuclear waste in our backyards.
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It is unacceptable that facilities on military bases continue to have life threatening problems – from hazardous mold to toxic water. That’s why I worked to address privatized housing issues last year, and will continue to make it a priority this year.
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Sat down with to discuss my legislation to provide training to law enforcement to better identify child trafficking victims, as well as his recent efforts to keep our communities safe in Northern Nevada. Thank you for protecting Nevadans every day.
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Classy Seconds thrift store in Carson City supports Advocates to End Domestic Violence programs and services. Since 1979, AEDV has been tirelessly fighting to end domestic abuse and provide resources for survivors. Thanks, Trish, for showing us around!
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Women rely on their doctors to make the best decisions about their health. The Trump administration’s proposed gag rule will negatively impact women’s access to health care and undermine a woman’s right to choose.
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I had the privilege of presenting keys to new homeowners during the grand opening of an affordable workforce housing development in Dayton. I’m grateful for advocates like , who fight for affordable housing projects that benefit communities across Nevada.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
I’ve always enjoyed nature’s beautiful scenery and the great outdoors. That’s why I support the Restore Our Parks Act led by . This bipartisan bill would address and reverse the growing maintenance and construction backlogs at our national parks.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
This report on the Chinese government's genetic surveillance of minority communities – and a U.S. company’s complicity – is outrageous. We must all speak out against CCP activities like these that violate basic privacy norms and human rights.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
The median wage gap between Black and White Americans has grown by 6% since 2000. This shouldn’t be the case in America. Congress should be acting to ensure equal opportunity and fair wages for all Americans. We must do better.
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Lake Mead Feb 21
. has issued a Black Ice Advisory tonight throughout Clark County. For tips on driving in icy conditions, visit:
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
Pleased to learn that the has awarded over $170,000 to help facilitate the development of a graduate level high-performance networking course. This award will allow UNR to continue investing in under-represented students in STEM.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
. has neglected to address the severe backlog of “borrower defense” claims that would help students get debt relief and punish colleges engaged in predatory practices. Joined to demand answers:
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
I’m proud to be a part of a project that aims to share how the Latino community has enriched Southern Nevada’s history and heritage. I look forward to hearing these stories.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 21
Las Vegans are enjoying the rare sight of snow in the valley, but please drive carefully, use caution and stay safe!
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 20
I agree with , too many families in NV’s rural & urban communities still don’t have access to reliable broadband. I’ll continue to push for Congress to pass legislation to address this challenge for communities in NV and across America.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 20
Nevada continues to empower the next generation of women in STEM through programs like and launched by and . Our state is stronger when we invest in our girls through mentorship, scholarships and innovative programs.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 20
Worked w/ my colleagues to include $6M in funding for safe unmanned aircraft systems integration activities in the recent funding bill. This is the first time direct funding will be available to . Proud to have fought for this funding as part of my Safe DRONE Act.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 19
As NV’s AG, I worked with my fellow AGs on the border to address issues like human trafficking & drug trafficking at the border. Not one time did a border wall come up. Because it’s not effective. I discussed why with on . WATCH:
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 19
I was incredibly moved by the dedicated staff and volunteers I met today during the Rape Crisis Center’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Thank you to every staff member and volunteer for providing critical comfort and care for survivors in NV.
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Senator Cortez Masto Feb 19
I’m proud to join in introducing the Keep Americans Safe Act which would save lives and enhance law enforcement’s ability to intervene when tragedy strikes. Read more here:
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