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2024 Horse and Burro Deaths During BLM Roundups: 24

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: 11 mustangs killed in Nevada roundup, sparking criticism from Titus

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Nearly a dozen wild horses died in the first 10 days of a big mustang roundup in Nevada, and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., is calling the deaths tragic proof of the need to outlaw the use of helicopters to capture the animals on federal land. The 11 deaths include five young foals, four horses with broken necks and a stallion with a snapped rear leg that was chased by a helicopter and…

Reps. Titus, Nehls Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Oversight of Animal Experimentation by NIH

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV), a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Troy Nehls (R-TX) to stop animal abuse in scientific experiments funded by taxpayer dollars in foreign laboratories. The Cease Animal Research Grants Overseas (CARGO) Act of 2023 would prohibit the National Institutes of…

Reps. Titus, Schweikert, Cohen Introduce Bipartisan Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act of 2023

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Washington, DC - Today Representative Dina Titus, a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, reintroduced the bipartisan Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act of 2023, along with Reps. David Schweikert (R-AZ) and Steve Cohen (D-TN). In efforts to control equine populations, the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is currently directed to “humanely capture” wild…

Reps. Titus, Mast Call Out Dog Testing at NHLBI

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Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) and Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) sent a letter to the Director at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to express their concerns about the use of taxpayer dollars to fund a colony of dogs bred to suffer from bleeding disorders, and to finance deadly experiments on these dogs.

Bipartisan Congressional Support Sends Three Titus Bills to the President's Desk

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“I am proud of these bills that passed the House today with bipartisan support,” said Rep. Titus. “They address the critical issues of protecting our beloved pets during disasters, saving taxpayer dollars by making public buildings more energy-efficient, and preventing FEMA reservists from losing their full-time employment while they are assisting communities during natural catastrophes."

Titus Calls on NIH to Curb the Use of Primates in Research

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Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) sent a letter to Acting Director Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D. of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) inquiring about the recent decision to award the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) at the University of Washington an additional $65 million grant that perpetuates outdated and inefficient primate experiments rather than ethical and translatable research.