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Rosen Files Eight Amendments to Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced that she has filed eight amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 – six of which contain the full text of bills she has introduced. 

“The national defense bill is an annual opportunity for Congress to support our servicemembers and address threats to our national security,” said Senator Rosen. “My amendments would strengthen this...

Rosen, Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen America’s Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), and Rob Portman (R-OH), Ranking Member of HSGAC, announced the introduction of the Advancing American AI Innovation Act, bipartisan legislation to create a Department of Defense (DoD) pilot program establishing artificial intelligence (AI) data libraries relevant to the development of AI intelligence software and technology, ensuring private companies have...

Rosen-Backed Cybersecurity and Wildfire Bills Advance Out of Senate Homeland Security Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously voted to advance the CISA Cyber Exercise Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) with U.S. Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Angus King (I-ME), to enhance the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure. The Committee also advanced Senator King’s Defense of United States Infrastructure Act, a bipartisan cybersecurity bill that Senator Rosen co-sponsored and helped pass...

Rosen, Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Senate Bill to Reduce Barriers for Reservists Seeking Active Duty Opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Joni Ernst (R-IA), both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced the introduction of the Reservists Opportunity Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide soldiers in the Army National Guard and Reserve greater access to active duty opportunities to serve. Bipartisan companion legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year by Reps. Chris Jacobs (R-NY) and Tim Ryan (D-OH).

The Reservis...

Rosen, Sasse, King Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Cyber Preparedness for Critical Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), introduced the CISA Cyber Exercise Act with Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Angus King (I-ME). The bipartisan bill would provide American businesses and state and local governments with model exercises to test their critical infrastructure against the threat of cyberattacks, and establish in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) a...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bill to Create Nonpartisan, Independent Afghanistan War Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced that she has joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) in introducing the Afghanistan War Commission Act of 2021. This legislation would establish a nonpartisan, independent commission to examine every aspect of the war in Afghanistan and produce a public and unclassified report for the American people with lessons learned.

“We owe it to the American people, as well as our...

Rosen Presses Defense Secretary, Top Military Leaders for Answers on U.S. Afghanistan Withdrawal in Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, and Commander of U.S. Central Command General Frank McKenzie on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations.

Senator Rosen specifically questioned the nation’s top military officials about our withdrawal from Afghanistan, how we...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Co-Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to 13 American Heroes Killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced their co-sponsorship of bipartisan legislation to honor the 13 American servicemembers killed during the terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, with the Congressional Gold Medal.

“Last month, 13 U.S. servicemembers gave their lives in Afghanistan to bring over 124,000 Americans and Afghan allies to safety,” said...

During Hearing on Threats to America, Rosen Questions Homeland Security Secretary and FBI Director on Efforts to Counter Domestic Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) evaluating the terrorism landscape 20 years after 9/11, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Christopher Wray about the implementation of the first-ever National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism, improving data collection on the...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Letter Calling for Immediate Evacuation of SIV Applicants in Afghanistan, Full Implementation of SIV Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined 52 of her colleagues in a bipartisan letter to the Biden administration calling on them to address the urgent situation in Afghanistan that threatens the lives of tens of thousands of Afghan partners. In the letter, the Senators request the immediate evacuation of Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) applicants and their families, as well as swift implementation of legislation Rosen voted...