Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen K-12 School Cybersecurity Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding Senate passage of the K–12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation she co-sponsored. The bill would direct the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to complete a study of cybersecurity risks to schools. This legislative action follows a ransomware attack targeted against Nevada’s Clark County School Districtthe fifth-largest...

Rosen Votes to Pass Budget Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) voted in favor of passing the Senate budget resolution, which, if adopted by the full Congress, would set spending levels for the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022.

“This budget resolution will enable Congress to tackle many of the most pressing challenges that our nation faces,” said Senator Rosen. “The resolution lays the groundwork for significant investments that will lower costs and create jobs for Americans – through economic...

During Hearing on Domestic Terrorism, Rosen Discusses the Role of Social Media in Spreading Disinformation and Extremism Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) examining racially, ethnically, and religiously motivated domestic terrorism, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), about extremists exploiting social media platforms as tools for disinformation and hate, often serving as catalysts for violence. A transcript of the Senator’s exchange can be...

Rosen, Cornyn, Eshoo Re-Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Improve Cybersecurity of Small Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) announced the re-introduction of their Improving Cybersecurity of Small Organizations Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) to establish cybersecurity guidance to help small businesses, nonprofits, and local governments implement protections against cybersecurity threats and risks. Identical legislation will be introduced in the U.S. House of...

Rosen Applauds Nearly $330,000 in NSF Grant Funding Awarded to UNR for Research to Better Mitigate Harmful Chemical Exposure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding grant funding totaling $329,938 to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) for a project to identify, measure, and mitigate exposure to PFAS, a classification of harmful chemicals that are toxic to...

Rosen Applauds Passage of House Version of Her Bipartisan Cyber Sense Act, Urges Senate Passage

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 Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the House version of her bipartisan Cyber Sense Act, which she introduced with Senators John Hoeven (R-ND), Angus King (ME-I), James Risch (R-ID), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) last month.

The bipartisan...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Push to Provide Robust Funding for National Guard Firefighting Efforts in Western United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has joined Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Richard Shelby (R-AL), Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense, respectively, requesting robust funding in the FY 2022 funding bill for the National Guard to support wildland firefighting efforts in communities across western states, which are already...

Rosen Discusses ICE Hiring and Screening Priorities with ICE Director Nominee, Questions Census Bureau Nominee on Tech, Language Barriers to Completing Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, nominee to serve as Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on improving screening processes for dangerous ideologies and white supremacism within the agency. During the hearing, the Senator also questioned Robert L. Santos, nominee to serve as Director of the U.S. Census Bureau about how to make census survey...

Rosen Statement Ahead of Start of Payments from Enhanced Child Tax Credit She Helped Pass

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement ahead of tomorrow’s start of payments from the newly enhanced Child Tax Credit – a provision which was part of the American Rescue Plan Act, which Senator Rosen helped to pass.

“Starting tomorrow, families in Nevada and across our country will receive major tax relief thanks to our passage of the American Rescue Plan,” said Senator Rosen. “After facing down the many financial hardships of COVID-19,...

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Calls to Provide Resources, Millions in Support to Nevada Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced she has led a group of six of her Senate colleagues in a letter to Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, respectively, requesting access to SBA loans for non-profit child care small businesses, which...