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Interior Department Report Endorses Key Goals of Rosen-Introduced Bipartisan Legislation to Correct Shortcomings in Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced today that a recent report issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) -- following a comprehensive review of federal oil and gas leasing and permitting practices -- endorses the key goals of her bipartisan Fair Returns for Public Lands Act to fix major shortcomings in the current program.

“This report offers long-overdue reforms to the federal oil and gas leasing program, and I’m pleased to see the Interior Department recommend...

Rosen Applauds U.S. Department of Commerce for Rejecting Expansion of Job-Killing Tariffs on Solar Panels

Decision Follows a Letter Led by Senator Rosen Urging Commerce Secretary to Stop Threat of New Tariffs on Solar Imports  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce this week for rejecting a series of anonymously filed petitions to expand job-killing tariffs on solar panels and cells imported from Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Affordable solar panels, almost all of...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bill to Stop Public Land Giveaways

The COMPETES Act Would Prevent Oil and Gas Companies From Leasing Public Lands at Little to No Cost

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her original co-sponsorship of the Competitive Onshore Mineral Policy via Eliminating Taxpayer-Enabled Speculation (COMPETES) Act. This legislation, introduced by Senator John Hickenlooper (D-CO), would end the current practice of leasing non-competitive taxpayer-owned public lands to private oil and gas companies for as little...

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Urging Commerce Secretary to Stop Threat of New Tariffs on Solar Imports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, announced she is leading her Senate colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce urging Secretary Gina Raimondo to carefully assess the validity of a series of anonymously filed petitions to expand job-killing tariffs on solar panels and cells imported from Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. The letter was signed by Senators Carper, King, Bennet,...

Rosen Tours Enel’s Stillwater Triple Hybrid Plant in Fallon, Nevada

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the hybrid geothermal and solar energy plant operated by Enel Green Power just outside Fallon, Nevada, to learn about the innovative work this project is doing to help further renewable energy development in Nevada.

“I was excited to tour Enel’s Stillwater Triple Hybrid Plant today and see firsthand the innovative work that this plant and so many energy producers in Nevada are doing to develop clean, renewable energy for our entire state...

Rosen Applauds Department of Interior for Advancing Two Solar Energy Projects on Nevada Tribal Lands

Solar Projects Will Create Jobs, Boost Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released the following statement applauding the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for advancing the Southern Bighorn Solar Project and the Arrow Canyon Solar Project, both located on the Moapa Band of Paiutes’ Reservation.

“Clean, renewable energy is a key component to combating climate change, and our Tribal communities play a significant role in advancing these efforts,” said...

Rosen Attends MGM Resorts Mega Solar Array Launch

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, spoke at the launch of the new Mega Solar Array installation by MGM Resorts. This launch marks an important milestone as MGM continues to work towards reducing its carbon footprint.

“MGM Resorts is one of the largest employers in Nevada and I am glad that they are helping to lead in the fight stronger, cleaner, and more sustainable environment with the installation of their new...

Rosen Receives Transparency Commitment from National Nuclear Security Administration Nominees on Removal of Weapons-Grade Plutonium from Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) nomination hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Jill Hruby, nominee to be Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and Frank Rose, nominee to be Principal Deputy Administrator of NNSA, on their commitment to ensuring a transparent process as NNSA removes secretly shipped plutonium from Nevada. A transcript of the Senator’s exchange can be found below, and a video of the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Clean Energy for America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Climate Solutions Caucus, released the following statement announcing her co-sponsorship of the Clean Energy for America Act, legislation that would reform the federal tax code to support clean and efficient energy and transportation.

“Clean energy expansion is crucial to creating future environmental and economic success in our country,” said Senator Rosen. “The Clean Energy for America Act encourages Americans to...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Accelerate Adoption of Electric Vehicles

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 Climate Solutions Caucus, announced her co-sponsorship of the Electric Cars Act, legislation that would reduce America’s carbon emissions by fully extending the electric vehicle tax credit for 10 years and deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the nation.

“Increasing the number of electric vehicles on the road will help to combat...