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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 27: U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) speaks during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. RTC Bike Share is the first public bike share system in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada wants to create a national lottery to incentivize people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Democrat who represents Las Vegas introduced legislation Tuesday that would create a national cash prize offering $1 million to 100 winners who have received at least one dose of the vaccine. The idea is inspired by similar vaccine lotteries started in Ohio, California and New Mexico that have boosted vaccination rates in those states. Titus says officials need to get creative with vaccination rates dropping off sharply. Her proposal called the “Take Your Shot Act” would select winners 18 and older.