In The News

Dec 19, 2018
Congressmember Dina Titus, a five-term Democrat from Nevada, has proposed new legislation that would bolster the United States’ role in advocating for LGBTQ and intersex people’s rights around the world.
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Dec 19, 2018
WSB-TV: Trump ban on ‘bump stocks' to face immediate legal challenge
58 people were killed in Titus’ district in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor concert, using ‘bump stocks’ to allow him to shoot more ammunition more quickly, in what was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.
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Dec 19, 2018
KSNV: Maryland Parkway transit project receives $300,000 federal grant
Investment in transit is essential to meeting current and future growth and these funds will help to develop a transit system to serve this major artery and revitalize the neighborhoods up and down Maryland.
Dec 19, 2018
Nevada Current: Nevada officials: New rule notwithstanding, Congress still needs to ban bump stocks
The president seems more interested in making headlines than making progress.
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Dec 18, 2018
Georgia Voice: Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Protect LGBTQ People Worldwide
The act will place sanctions on people responsible for human rights abuses carried out against LGBTQ individuals. Foreign nationals found responsible for such abuses can have their visas revoked, be deported from the country, and be declared ineligible for immigration rights or citizenship in the U.S.
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Dec 18, 2018
LVRJ: Trump, Dems stuck on border wall as partial government shutdown looms
Closing our National Parks, shutting down vital housing programs and forcing hundreds of thousands of federal employees to work without pay or be furloughed just days before Christmas will hit our economy at a time when many fear we are on the precipice of another recession
Dec 18, 2018
Human Rights Campaign: REP. DINA TITUS (D-NV) INTRODUCES GLOBE ACT TO PROTECT LGBTQ PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD
While Donald Trump and Mike Pence remain recklessly silent on anti-LGBTQ atrocities around the globe, it’s crucial that the United States Congress fill the void and make clear LGBTQ rights are human rights.
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Dec 14, 2018
Hellenic News of America: AHI Applauds Congressional Action Urging Secretary Pompeo To Lift Arms Prohibition on Cyprus

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) applauds bipartisan congressional action that urges the U.S. Department of State, under the aegis of Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, to eliminate the prohibition on the transfer of defense articles and services to the Republic of Cyprus under 22 CFR § 126.1. Fourteen U.S.

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Dec 14, 2018
Metro Weekly: Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Combat Anti-LGBTI Abuses Abroad
Congressional Democrats have introduced a bill that will establish an envoy within the State Department who will be tasked with tracking and responding to human rights abuses committed against members of the LGBTI community across the globe.
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Dec 14, 2018
Washington Blade: New GLOBE Act asserts U.S. opposition to anti-LGBT abuses overseas
New comprehensive legislation introduced in the U.S. House Thursday seeks to enshrine into law U.S. policy against anti-LGBT human rights abuses overseas and the process by which LGBT people facing persecution can seek asylum in the United States.
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