WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has been named a Defender of Children for the 116th Congress by First Focus Campaign for Children.
“Children are our future, and we must do everything in our power to support and protect them,” said Senator Rosen. “Whether it’s fighting for better access to health care, including mental health treatment, investing in broadband for improved remote learning for students, protecting the climate for future generations, or working to build out STEM education to prepare our youth for the jobs of the future, I will continue to champion policies that improve children’s lives by standing up and being a voice for them in Congress.”
BACKGROUND: 120 members of Congress — across both chambers and parties — were named Champions or Defenders of Children in the 116th Congress.