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Humane Treatment of Animals

Rep. Titus Introduces Planning for Animal Wellness (PAW) Act

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Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) introduced the Planning for Animal Wellness (PAW) Act. This legislation directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to establish an advisory group of outside experts who will align FEMA guidance to match current best practices in animal care for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

Titus Urges Investigation Into the Relationship Between BLM Facility Conditions and Recent Illness Outbreaks

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Today, Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, was joined by Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) in sending a letter to Secretary Deb Haaland expressing concerns about recent reports of wild horses suffering from mysterious respiratory and neurological illnesses in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) facilities.

Rep. Titus Applauds USDA Rule Protecting Animals During Disasters

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Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, Chair of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Management, released the following statement in response to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) releasing a final rule implementing provisions of Rep. Titus’s PREPARED Act, bipartisan legislation which requires entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to create, implement, and file contingency plans with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for protecting animals in their care during emergency or disaster situations. Rep. Titus secured the language as part of the FY 2021 Appropriations bill which was enacted on December 27, 2020.

LV Sun: Titus is a friend to animals

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Titus cosponsored a $3 million funding amendment that passed the U.S. House and would help provide much-needed resources for the CDC to streamline inspections and verify documentation. Many of our military heroes have been separated from their pets, and countless rescue dogs remain in limbo around the globe as a result of this policy, but Titus is making progress.

Rep. Dina Titus Secures $9.9 Million for Projects Benefiting Southern Nevada

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Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District, a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced securing $9,904,700 dollars for local funding projects on behalf of Southern Nevada. All seven of Congresswoman Titus’ Community Funding Project requests received final passage as part of consideration of nine of the annual appropriations bills to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022.

LVRJ: Fearing slaughter of wild horses, lawmakers seek to halt adoption program

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and 30 House members, including Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., urged Haaland to halt the adoption program and conduct an investigation into practice. “Wild horses and burros are icons of the American West,” Titus and other lawmakers told Haaland in a June 2 letter. “They are protected under federal law and cherished by Americans across the country.”