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Rosen, Bipartisan Senators’ Statement on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Mark Warner (D-VA) released the...

Rosen Discusses Urgent Need for Protections for U.S. Critical Infrastructure, Building on Her Bipartisan Legislation

During Senate Commerce Hearing, Rosen Spoke with Transportation Officials About the Potential Applications of Her Cyber Sense Act to Protect U.S. Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned David Pekoske, Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA); and Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary at the Department of Transportation, about protecting our nation...

Rosen, King Introduce Middle Mile Broadband Deployment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Angus King (I-ME) announced the introduction of their Middle Mile Broadband Deployment Act. This legislation would help build needed broadband infrastructure to connect internet carriers to local networks and community institutions in order to increase broadband access to unserved and underserved communities.

“Too many communities in Nevada and across our nation lack adequate internet access,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to...

Rosen Leads Bipartisan Call to Provide $10 Million in Funding for Cybersecurity Education and Training

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, announced that she and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) have led a group of seven of their Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-MS), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security, respectively, requesting $10,000,000 – a $5.7 million increase from...

Rosen Applauds Nearly $40 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to City of Henderson for Highway Construction Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation released the following statement applauding news that the city of Henderson has received a grant totaling $39,851,697 from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to support the city’s Reimagine Boulder Highway Project.

“Transportation infrastructure plays a critical role in the growth and success of communities, and I’m proud to see that the city of...

Rosen Questions Airport CEOs on Airport Infrastructure Investments Needed to Boost Travel Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, during a Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations, and Innovation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Ms. Danette Bewley, President and CEO of the Tucson Airport Authority; and Mr. Sean Donohue, CEO of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport about the current state of aviation infrastructure and what investments Congress can make to support the travel and tourism industry. A transcript of the Senator’s remarks can be found below, and a video...

In Response to Increased Cyber Security Threats, Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators to Reintroduce Bipartisan Electric Grid Security Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), along with Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), announced their reintroduction of the Cyber Sense Act with Senators Angus King (ME-I), James Risch (R-ID), and Thom Tillis (R-NC). This bipartisan legislation would create a voluntary Cyber Sense program at the Department of Energy to test the...

In Senate Hearing, Rosen Questions CEO of Colonial Pipeline About Recent Ransomware Hack, Highlights Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Future Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the U.S. Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Joseph Blount, President and CEO of Colonial Pipeline, on the recent ransomware attack the company experienced, and how the U.S. can improve critical infrastructure cyber vulnerabilities, including through Senator Rosen’s Cyber Sense Act, bipartisan legislation introduced last Congress that would improve our nation’s energy grid...

Rosen, Colleagues Call on Federal Agencies to Help Expand Access to High-Speed Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and 18 other colleagues in a letter to leaders of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), urging them to share data to identify communities without high-speed internet access and to work together to improve broadband connectivity.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more apparent that...

Rosen, Capito Reintroduce Bipartisan Broadband Parity Act to Improve Nation’s Broadband Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), both members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced their re-introduction of the Broadband Parity Act, bipartisan legislation directing the Federal Communications Commission to coordinate with Federal agencies to establish a baseline level of service internet providers must provide customers when offering service via a federal broadband support program in order to...