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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...

Rosen Statement on Situation in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement on the current situation in Afghanistan:

I want to start by expressing my gratitude to the hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops who have bravely served in Afghanistan – including members of the Nevada National Guard – and their families, who have sacrificed so much,” said Senator...

Rosen Discusses Urgent Need for Protections for U.S. Critical Infrastructure, Building on Her Bipartisan Legislation

During Senate Commerce Hearing, Rosen Spoke with Transportation Officials About the Potential Applications of Her Cyber Sense Act to Protect U.S. Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned David Pekoske, Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA); and Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary at the Department of Transportation, about protecting our nation...

NDAA Includes Numerous Rosen-Led Requests and Provisions, Passes Armed Services Committee Mark-Up with Bipartisan Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), released the following statement after the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (NDAA) passed through committee mark-up on a bipartisan vote. Rosen, who voted in favor of the bill, secured numerous victories for Nevada’s servicemembers and national security installations, including via five amendments she led that were adopted by the committee.

“I was...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Bill to Establish Civilian Cybersecurity Reserve Passes Senate Committee Unanimously

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement after the Committee voted to unanimously pass the Civilian Cyber Security Reserve Act – bipartisan legislation she introduced with Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).

“With federal agencies experiencing a consistent shortage of cyber talent and the United States facing unprecedented cyberattacks, maintaining a surge...

Rosen Secures Commitment from Navy Secretary Nominee to Meet with Tribal Leaders as the Navy Pursues NAS Fallon Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Mr. Carlos Del Toro, current CEO of SBG Technology Solutions, nominee to be the Secretary of the Navy, about the Navy’s land withdrawal request for Naval Air Station Fallon. A transcript of the Senator’s remarks can be found below, and a video of the Senator’s full exchange can be found here.

ROSEN: Thank you, Chairman Reed, and of course, Ranking Member Inhofe, for...

Rosen Visits Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Meets with Airmen and Leadership

LAS VEGAS, NV – This week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases. During her visits, she met with senior leaders from both bases, along with the Airmen responsible for the missions taking place in Southern Nevada that support global operations.

“My visits to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee will help me be more effective in supporting national defense...

National Cybersecurity Education Week Resolution, Introduced By Rosen, Passes the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) released the following statement after their bipartisan resolution designating National Cybersecurity Education Week unanimously passed the Senate. The resolution designates the week of June 21 through 25 as National Cybersecurity Education Week. The resolution also commits the Senate to raising awareness about cyber education and taking legislative actions to address cybersecurity education expansion and address the...

Rosen Secures Commitment from Navy’s Top Admiral to Work with Nevada Stakeholders on Fallon Modernization and Compensation for Local Tribe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, during a Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing on the Posture of the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2022, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Admiral Michael Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations, about the Navy’s proposed expansion of Naval Air Station Fallon. Additionally, Senator Rosen secured a commitment from Admiral Gilday to incorporate recommendations from Nevada stakeholders regarding...

Rosen, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Create National Cybersecurity Education Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced their introduction of a bipartisan resolution that would designate the week of June 21 through 25 as National Cybersecurity Education Week. The resolution also commits the Senate to raising awareness about cyber education and taking legislative actions to address cybersecurity education expansion and address the cybersecurity workforce shortage.

“Recent, unprecedented cyberattacks like the SolarWinds and...