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Jul 29, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Thursday blasted John Barsa, the acting administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development, for overseeing the appointment of controversial political appointees to key posts in the agency.

Jul 29, 2020 In The News

Changing public attitudes about racial inequality could propel a legislative effort to make Juneteenth — a day to recognize the end of slavery — a new federal holiday.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
June 18, 2020
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was “arbitrary and capricious”.
Feb 27, 2020 In The News

Nevada has joined a lawsuit petitioning the archivist of the United States to recognize the state’s ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and to officially declare the ERA as the 28th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 

Attorney General Aaron Ford joins Virginia and Illinois’ Democratic attorneys general in the complaint. The state officials argue that the ERA has successfully passed in their states, meeting every legal requirement, and therefore the process should not be stalled in ratifying the amendment.

Jul 24, 2019 In The News
House Democrats are pushing civil rights protections for the global LGBT community with legislation that would force the State Department to document incidents of discrimination and ensure asylum programs for those fleeing persecution.
 
The bill is backed by senior Democrats in the House and advocates of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual community who want to establish U.S. leadership in protecting civil rights.
 
Jul 24, 2019 In The News
The three letters were sent to Pompeo a day after U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) introduced a bill — the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act — that would ensure U.S. foreign policy continues to promote LGBTI rights.
Jul 23, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, has reintroduced legislation aimed at cementing the U.S. as a global leader in LGBT rights protection.
Jul 23, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada Monday introduced a bill aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people worldwide.
Jul 22, 2019 Press Release
July 22, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act with the support of top House Democrats and leading LGBTI advocacy organizations.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
June 20, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District and Representative Don Young of Alaska’s At-Large Congressional District introduced bipartisan legislation to help ensure that the State Department makes disability rights an international priority.