Dina Titus

Born:May 23, 1950 (age 72)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-2011, 2013-present
Nevada Senate, 1988-2008
State:NV
Party:Democratic
Education:College of William and Mary
University of Georgia
Florida State University
Website:https://titus.house.gov/

Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus served Nevada's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011. In 2012, she was elected as the U.S. Representative for Nevada's 1st District.

Titus was born May 23, 1950, in Thomasville Georgia and grew up in Tifton, Georgia. She received her bachelor's degree from the College William and Mary, a master's degree from the University of Georgia and a doctorate degree from Florida State University. Following graduation from Florida State University, Titus taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from 1979 until her retirement with emeritus status in 2011.

Prior to serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Titus represented the people of Senate District 7 in Nevada's state legislature since 1998 and served as the Democratic minority leader from 1993 to 2008.

While in the U.S. House of Representatives, Titus served on the Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Homeland Security; and Foreign Affairs committees. She was a member of numerous caucuses during the 111th Congress and was elected as the whip for the Western states.

Noted for her non-fiction writing, Titus has written scholarly articles and books on American, Nevada, and atomic politics. She is known for her expertise in history and policies related to nuclear power, weaponry and waste. As a member of the United States Civil Rights Commission, she also addresses issues regarding voting rights, accommodations for people with disabilities and discrimination in women's sports on college campuses.

For information on Titus' policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.

Sources:

Ballotpedia (n.d.) “Dina Titus” Ballotpedia. Retrieved September 2, 2022. https://ballotpedia.org/Dina_Titus.

Congresswoman Dina Titus (n.d.) “About Dina Titus” Congresswoman Dina Titus. Retrieved September 2, 2022. https://titus.house.gov/about/about-dina-titus.htm.

Dina Titus for U.S. Congress (n.d.) “About Dina, Nevada – District One” Dina Titus for U.S. Congress. Retrieved September 2, 2022. https://www.dinatitus.com/.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (n.d.) “Dina Titus” U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Retrieved September 2, 2022. https://www.usccr.gov/about/dina-titus

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