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Rosen: Postmaster General DeJoy Has Not Provided Requested Materials on USPS Changes Following HSGAC Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy did not provide her office with requested materials related to recent changes at the United States Postal Service that have critically impacted mail delivery. Senator Rosen explicitly requested that Postmaster DeJoy provide these materials by Sunday evening during a hearing last week in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental...

Rosen Statement on Impeachment Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) submitted a statement into the Trial Record announcing her intention to vote to remove President Donald J. Trump from office during the impeachment proceedings.
 
“I didn’t come to the Senate expecting to sit as a juror in an impeachment trial,” said Senator Rosen. “I have participated in this trial with an open mind, determined to evaluate the President’s actions outside of any partisan lens, and with a focus on my constitutional...

Rosen Votes to Fund the Government, Calls President’s Decision to Declare a National Emergency Reckless

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to the President declaring a national emergency to fund his border wall. Rosen voted to pass H.J. Res. 31, an Omnibus spending package to keep the government open. 
 
“While I’m relieved to see Congress pass a funding deal that keeps the government open, there is no justification for the President to declare a national emergency at the border. The powers of our co-equal branches of government...

Rosen Applauds $8.1 Million in Grants Awarded to Nevada Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, released the following statement applauding news of three Federal Highway Administration grants totaling $8.1 million awarded to the Nevada Department of Transportation. 
 
“Over the past two years, severe weather storms and flash floods have resulted in widespread damage in northern and southern Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “I applaud the Federal Highway...

Rosen Statement in Response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after attending the State of the Union with Tanya Flanagan, a constituent from North Las Vegas. Flanagan is a three-time cancer survivor who works for Clark County as a Public Information Administrator. As a Nevadan with a pre-existing condition, Flanagan would be at risk of being denied access to affordable health care if the protections of the Affordable Care Act were to be repealed or struck down in federal...

Rosen Commemorates the Beginning of the Lunar New Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating the beginning of the Lunar New Year:
 
“On this Lunar New Year, we honor the innumerable contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community to Nevada and to our great nation. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders greatly contribute to our economy, culture, sciences, and arts. They serve in our armed forces, educate our youth, and represent us in Congress. I wish all those in...

Rosen Announces Subcommittee Assignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her subcommittee assignments on the following committees: the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP); the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
 
“Each of my subcommittee assignments will give me the opportunity to fight for Nevadans’ best interests, including working to lower health care costs and protect...

Rosen Announces Appointment to Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her appointment to the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The caucus is co-chaired by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Other Senators appointed to serve on the caucus are Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Jim Risch (R-ID), and David Perdue (R-GA).
 
“The opioid epidemic is rapidly becoming a national crisis and the impact of this crisis extends beyond those...

Statement from Senator Jacky Rosen’s Office Regarding Absence from the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the office of U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement regarding Senator Rosen’s missed votes this afternoon:

“Senator Rosen regrets that she was not able to travel to Washington, D.C. this week for votes. She is at home in Las Vegas following doctor’s orders, recovering from an injury she sustained during the MLK parade this past Monday in Las Vegas. The Senator is in good spirits and looks forward to returning to work next week,” said Rosen’s...

Rosen, Cortez-Masto Call On DHS And DOT To Outline Strategies For Airport Security Given TSA Shortages During Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao requesting an immediate response from the Trump administration concerning the dire impacts of the government shutdown on aviation operations. On January 10th, thirty-four groups representing the aviation and travel industries wrote a letter to the President and Congress...