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Rosen Applauds NSF Grants Awarded to UNR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, released the following statement applauding news of two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling over $770,000 awarded to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).

“I applaud the NSF for awarding UNR these science grants to fund research into defending smart grid systems from physical damage caused by cyber-attacks,” said Senator...

Rosen Helps Introduce Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she helped introduce the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019. The bill would allocate an investment of $100 billion for school infrastructure projects, a $70 billion grant program, and a $30 billion tax credit bond program targeted to low-income schools with facilities that pose health and safety risks to students and staff. The bill would also expand access to high-speed broadband in public schools to provide reliable and...

Rosen Signs onto Letter Opposing DeVos’ Changes to Title IX Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and 35 Senate Democrats submitted a comment to Secretary DeVos urging her to rescind her proposed Title IX rule, listen to students and survivors of sexual assault, and draft a rule that truly addresses the epidemic of sexual assault in our K-12 schools and colleges and universities. Rosen has previously expressed opposition to the Department of Education’s proposal to weaken Title IX protections for sexual assault survivors.

“The...