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Rosen Helps Introduce Equality Act in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) helped introduce the Equality Act, which explicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, jury service, public accommodations, and the use of federal funds. The legislation amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Jury Selection and Services Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. Rosen...

Rosen Helps Introduce the Keep Families Together Act in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Keep Families Together Act. This legislation, introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein and 45 other Senate colleagues, would ensure that the federal government carries out immigration procedures in the best interest of detained children. Recently, NBC News reported that the Administration admitted that reuniting thousands of migrant children separated from their parents or guardians at the U.S.-Mexico...

Rosen Commemorates African American History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating the start of African American History Month, which begins on Friday, February 1st:

“African American History Month gives us the opportunity to celebrate the many notable African Americans who have helped shape Nevada and our country. As we reflect on the remarkable accomplishments that African American leaders have made across all of our nation’s institutions, let’s also remember that the...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Require President to Create Special Envoy Position to Combat Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she helped introduce bipartisan legislation to upgrade the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism to the rank of an ambassador and require its Presidential appointment and Senate confirmation.  The legislation was introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). The purpose of this position would include monitoring and combating anti-Semitism globally. 

“Anti-Semitism...

Rosen Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which falls on Monday, January 21st.

“Today we pause to remember the incredible life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said Senator Rosen. “Dr. King fought for equal treatment and justice for all and his legacy still lives on. We best honor Dr. King’s life’s work by standing up against bigotry, racial discrimination, and inequalities in our society....