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Jul 14, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1), Brian Mast (FL-18), Ted Lieu (CA-33), and Vern Buchanan (FL-16) responded to the recent report released by the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs entitled, “The Veterans Health Administration Did Not Get Secretary’s Approval Before Using Canines for Medical Research.” In December of 2018, the Members of Congress asked Inspector General Michael Missal to conduct the investigation.
Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1), Steven Horsford (NV-4) and Susie Lee (NV-3) are urging House leadership to protect the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. In a letter to the Chairs of the House Armed Services and Natural Resources Committees, the Members of Congress argued in opposition to a recent amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.
Dec 26, 2019 In The News
Appropriations legislation expected to be signed into law by President Trump by the end of the week includes historic language directing several federal agencies to curb their use of animal research.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional district celebrated the House passage of H.R. 1865.
Aug 26, 2019 In The News
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus, as well as Democratic Sens. Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto, similarly disparaged the changes to the Endangered Species Act.
Aug 2, 2019 In The News
“Inflicting pain on horses at shows and sales is a cruel practice that must end,” said Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV-01). “We simply cannot trust the industry to police itself. I’m proud to help pass this important legislation and I will continue to strongly advocate from the halls of the Capitol to end animal cruelty.”
Jul 15, 2019 Press Release
July 15, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the House passage of bipartisan legislation she introduced with Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-16) to combat international wildlife trafficking.
May 8, 2019 In The News
Nevada Democratic Reps. Susie Lee and Dina Titus signed on to a letter Monday objecting to the U.S. Forest Service’s impending plan to sell federally protected wild horses “without restrictions on slaughter.”
Apr 8, 2019 In The News
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., claims that under the Trump administration the BLM has “taken significant steps to remove protections for these animals.” A longtime advocate of the herds, Titus said this year that the government is “shifting resources away from scientifically sound birth control programs and wasting limited resources on costly and dangerous roundups and holdings which only exacerbate population growth.”
Mar 1, 2019 In The News

I write to thank Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., for her tremendous work against the horrific practice of soring Tennessee Walking Horses, a plague that has marred the equine world for more than 60 years.

As reported by The Tennessean in Nashville, soring is “the practice of intentionally abusing Tennessee Walking Horses and related breeds to exaggerate their gait, causing the animals pain each time they step so they lift their front legs higher in what is known as the ‘Big Lick.’ ”