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Rosen, Boozman, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Use of Drones to Inspect and Maintain Infrastructure Projects

This Legislation Establishes A Grant Program For Local Governments To Increase Use Of Drones, Invest in Next Generation Workforce 

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), John Boozman (R-AR), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have introduced the Drone Infrastructure Inspection Grant Act, which would authorize $100 million in competitive grants to use American-made drones to perform critical infrastructure inspection, maintenance, or construction projects. This bipartisan bill would also...

Rosen's Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Protections for Federal Data Centers Advances Out of Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) unanimously voted to advance Senator Jacky Rosen’s (D-NV) Federal Data Center Enhancement Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation she introduced with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and HSGAC Chair Gary Peters (D-MI) that would ensure that federal data centers meet standards to ensure they are safe from cyberattacks, terrorist attacks, and natural disasters, such as floods, storms, and wildfires. These data...

In Letter, Rosen Urges National Park Service to Address Closed Boat Ramps at Lake Mead

Closed Ramps Have Been Putting A Strain On Recreationists and Small Businesses In The Area

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) sent a letter urging National Park Service Director Charles Sams to address the five boat launch ramps at Lake Mead that have been closed due to low water levels. This means that only one boat ramp is currently open, which is causing Nevadans to experience multiple-hour wait times to launch boats – putting a strain on local economies dependent on...

Rosen Encourages Nevadans to Apply for Affordable Broadband Connectivity Program

Currently, As Many As 303,000 Nevadans Are Eligible To Apply For This Program, Which Senator Rosen Helped Secure In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) applauded the news that more than 144,000 people in Nevada have enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), and she is encouraging the 303,000 additional eligible Nevadans to apply for this important program. ACP is a key component of the broadband section of the Bipartisan...

Rosen Concludes Rural Tour in Elko Meeting with Community Leaders, Local Stakeholders

ELKO, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) concluded a tour across Nevada’s rural communities today in Elko, where she toured the Elko Regional Airport and hosted a roundtable with local stakeholders. At the Elko Regional Airport, Senator Rosen met with Mayor Reece Keener and Airport Manager Jim Foster to learn more about plans for projects at the airport using funds she helped secure in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. During the roundtable, Senator Rosen talked to local leaders about how...

Rosen-Led Carson City Public Land Correction Act Receives Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources' Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, & Mining held a hearing on Senator Jacky Rosen’s (D-NV) Carson City Public Land Correction Act (S. 1412), along with several other public lands bills. 

The Rosen-led legislation would transfer land to Carson City to allow the city to better mitigate wildfire and floods, improve transportation, and improve access to outdoor recreation areas on adjacent city parks and open...

Rosen, Colleagues Send Letter Calling for Development of Federal Framework to Support Future of Autonomous Vehicles

In A Letter to Department of Transportation, Senators Highlight How Autonomous Vehicles Have Potential to Bolster Jobs & Save Lives 

Senators Press Department of Transportation to Engage on New Mobility Technologies

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) and nine other Senate colleagues in a letter urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop a comprehensive federal framework for autonomous vehicles. The Senators highlighted how autonomous...

During Visit to Carson City, Senator Rosen Highlights Federal Funding for Water Treatment Plant & Other Community Projects with Mayor Bagwell, City Officials

Nevada’s Senators Secured $2 Million for Quill Water Treatment Plant, $7 Million Overall for Carson City Community Projects in Recent Bipartisan Government Funding Bill

CARSON CITY, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) – joined by Mayor Lori Bagwell and Carson City officials – toured the Quill Water Treatment Facility and highlighted the millions in Community Project Funding that she and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) secured for Carson City. Senators Rosen and Cortez Masto...

Rosen Applauds Announcement of $89 Million For Nevada Public Transportation Projects From the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Senator Rosen Helped Secure Critical Transit Funding Through The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law She Helped Write And Pass

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) applauded the announcement that Nevada would be receiving $89 million for a range of public transportation projects as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law she helped write and pass.  

“Access to public transit is critical for Nevadans, for our state, and for our economy,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to have helped...

Rosen, Department of Commerce Announce More Than $7 Million in Funding to Expand Broadband in Rural Nevada

New Federal Funding Will Expand Broadband To Over 5,500 Households In Elko County 

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $7.3 million grant to expand broadband in Elko County. This funding is part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Broadband Infrastructure Program and will be used to support Elko County’s Spring Creek Area project, which...