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Titus Joins POLITICO’s Women Rule Summit

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December 9, 2014 In December, Congresswoman Dina Titus spoke on a panel with other female leaders about the importance of both educating and mentoring the next generation of strong female leaders. Their discussion is below:

Titus Calls For a Vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act

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June 10, 2014 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House Floor to urge her colleagues to bring the Paycheck Fairness Act to the Floor for a vote. Below are her remarks: “Over the last 50 years, women have broken barriers in business, science, education, and government. Yet in Nevada, the average woman still makes only 85 cents for every dollar a man earns, so that...

Titus Calls for Action to End Sex Trafficking

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May 20, 2014 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House Floor to urge her colleagues to join her in taking action to end sex trafficking. Below are her remarks: “Sex trafficking is a growing problem. According to the Polaris Project, some 27 million people worldwide are victims of sex trafficking, of which one million are children. Just last year, in Nevada, 107 c...

Titus Stands Up for Women's Healthcare Rights

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January 28, 2014 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District today spoke out in strong opposition to HR 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Below are her remarks: “Like those who have spoken so eloquently before me, I stand in strong opposition to the rule and to H.R. 7. This legislation would drastically undermine a woman’s constitutional right to choose, and could effectively el...

Titus Defends Women’s Rights from GOP’s Draconian Agenda

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July 10, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District yesterday spoke on the House floor to defend women’s rights from the House Republican’s draconian legislative agenda. Below are her remarks: “When the Majority Leader announced a list of bills that the House may consider over the next few weeks, I was disappointed to hear that in July, instead of focusing on significant challenges t...

Titus Speaks Out in Opposition to GOP’s Renewed Push to Restrict Women’s Health Choices

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June 18, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House floor today in strong opposition to H.R. 1797, an ideologically motivated bill that would restrict women’s health choices. Below are her remarks: "I rise today in opposition to H.R. 1797. This bill is not only a direct challenge to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade; but it’s a dangerous new attack on women...

Titus Speaks on the House Floor in Support of the Paycheck Fairness Act

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June 5, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House Floor today in support of the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act which would update and strengthen the Equal Pay Act. Her remarks are below: “Over the last 50 years, women have broken barriers in business, science, education, and government. Today, women account for half of all workers in this country, yet they e...