Senator Jacky Rosen is working hard for Nevada and currently serves on six committees, the most committee assignments of any Democratic Senator in the 117th Congress. Jacky uses her position on different committees to move legislation forward and advance Nevada’s priorities in Washington.
Jacky sits on the Senate Committee on Armed Services, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and the Senate Special Committee on Aging. She serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion.
Senate Committee on Armed Services
The Senate Armed Services Committee oversees the Department of Defense, including the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Space Force, and defense activities of the Department of Energy. In her role on this key committee, Jacky prioritizes the needs of Nevada’s numerous defense and nuclear security installations, servicemembers, and military families as she shapes and helps pass the annual national defense bill.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is the principal oversight committee of the Senate and also oversees the Department of Homeland Security and other critical homeland security priorities to keep our nation safe. Through her work on this committee, Jacky is focused on strengthening U.S. cybersecurity, reforming the U.S. Postal Service, fixing our broken immigration system, and holding the federal government accountable for spending taxpayer dollars responsibly.
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
The Senate Commerce Committee oversees a wide range of federal issues including tourism, economic development, technology, competitiveness, communications, highways, aviation, rail, shipping, transportation security, fisheries, weather, disasters, science, space, interstate commerce, consumer protection, product safety, and insurance. In her role on this committee, Jacky is championing the travel and tourism industry, promoting innovation and STEM issues, and supporting affordable high-speed internet and better infrastructure for our state.
The Senate Small Business Committee investigates issues affecting American small business enterprises and oversees the Small Business Administration (SBA). Jacky uses her seat on this panel to support our state’s business community and increasingly diverse economy. She is focused on helping more of Nevada’s small business owners succeed by improving access to capital and important federal programs, and by ensuring entrepreneurs and startups are able to cut through bureaucratic red tape and get the tools they need to thrive.
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)
The Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee has broad jurisdiction over America’s health care, education, employment, and retirement policies. As a member of the HELP Committee, Jacky is working to enhance access to mental health treatment, lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs, invest in strong K-12 public schools, make higher education more affordable, support good-paying union jobs, raise the federal minimum wage, and ensure every senior has a secure retirement.
The Special Committee on Aging in the Senate studies issues facing our nation’s seniors, conducts oversight of programs like Medicare and Social Security, and investigates reports of fraud and waste that affect older Americans. Jacky is committed to ensuring Nevada’s seniors get the benefits they have earned through a lifetime of hard work and that they can retire with dignity and financial security in the setting of their choice.