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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be at risk of being denied access to affordable health care if the protections of the Affordable Care Act were to be repealed or struck down in federal...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...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Urging SBA Administrator To Address Harmful Impacts Of Government Shutdown On Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined her Democratic colleagues on the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in sending a letter to Administrator Linda McMahon, of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In the letter, Members expressed serious concerns over the effects the President’s shutdown is having on American small businesses who are currently unable to access capital through SBA’s 7(a) and 504 Loan Guarantee Programs as the...

Rosen Co-sponsors No Budget, No Pay Act of 2019, Calls on Republicans to Allow a Vote to Reopen the Government

Rosen Plans to Donate her Pay During Government Shutdown 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, as the government enters its 28th day of the President’s shutdown, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the No Budget, No Pay Act. Last Congress, Rosen supported similar legislation in the House of Representatives. 

“It’s simple: Congress shouldn’t receive a paycheck during a government shutdown while thousands of hardworking Nevada families are left without pay. This legislation...