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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...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Expand Access to Broadband in Tribal Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, announced her co-sponsorship of the Extending Tribal Broadband Priority Act of 2021, legislation that would expand the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's) 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window to allow Tribal communities the time they need to apply for spectrum licenses to expand broadband access in...

Rosen Applauds $4 Million FEMA Grant Funding Awarded to Reno for Seismic Retrofit of City Hall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $4,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to the city of Reno for a seismic upgrade of their City Hall.

“I’m pleased to see that FEMA is providing these funds to Reno which will allow them to make necessary structural updates to their City Hall,” said Senator Rosen. “Since April 1st, there have been almost 200 seismic events throughout...

Rosen Transcript Following Commerce Hearing on Rebuilding America’s Transportation Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned the Honorable John D. Porcari, former Deputy Secretary of Transportation and Managing partner of 3P Enterprises, about Nevada’s infrastructure projects and funding, including Interstate-11 and other investments that can help revive travel and tourism in the state. The Senator asked about the importance of investing in transportation innovations,...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Internet Connectivity to Rural Communities

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 Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her co-sponsorship of the Keeping Critical Connections Act, bipartisan legislation to help small broadband providers ensure rural internet connectivity to underserved communities.

“Now, more than ever, it’s important for families to have access to fast and reliable broadband...