What's Ahead for Nevada in a Partisan Congress
Nov 23, 2020
Mark Amodei- U.S. Congressman
What's Ahead for Nevada in a Partisan Congress

Congressman Amodei served with the United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps from 1983 to 1987, receiving awards and honors, including: Army Achievement Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal.  Upon receiving an honorable discharge, Congressman Amodei returned home to become an attorney with the law firms of Allison, MacKenzie in Carson City from 1987 to 2004 and Kummer, Kaempfer, Bonner, Renshaw, and Ferrario (now Kaempfer Crowell) in Reno, Nevada from 2004 to 2007.  He served in the Nevada Assembly from 1996 to 1998 and in the Nevada State Senate from 1998 to 2010, representing the Capital District and served as the President of the Nevada Mining Association from 2007 to 2008.  

Amodei served as chairman of the Nevada Republican Party until May 2011, when he stepped down in order to pursue the Republican nomination for Congress.  He was the Republican candidate for the special election held on September 13, 2011 to replace Dean Heller in Nevada's Second Congressional District.

Currently Amodei serves as a member of the Republican Whip Team and the House Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittees on the Interior, Environment & Related Agencies and Financial Services & General Government Committees.