Dina Titus served in the U.S. House in the 111thCongress, and she is returning to Congress to continue her work as a dedicated environmental leader. During her first term in Congress, she was a strong supporter of comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES. Titus successfully offered an important amendment to ACES, which would open the door to longer-term government investments in cleaner, cheaper renewable energy technologies.
She also supported the 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act, which would authorize funding to upgrade school buildings to make them more energy efficient and more reliant on renewable sources of energy. Titus’s steadfast commitment to environmental issues helped her receive a 96% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.
Prior to her previous term in Congress, Titus served in the Nevada State Senate for 20 years, and was the Democratic Minority Leader from 1993 to 2008.
Titus rejoins the U.S. House as the Representative for the newly redistricted House seat of Shelley Berkley, who has a lifetime score of 87% on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard through 2011
In her own words:
"Nevada, with its abundant solar, geothermal and wind resources, can be a prime contributor to a clean energy future for the U.S. In pursuing that course, we can create thousands of much-needed jobs to rebuild our devastated economy."
Source: LCV 2011-2012 Congressional Questionnaire