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Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) and the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, announced the introduction of the DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act. This bipartisan legislation, introduced alongside Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), would ensure that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel have adequate chemical screening devices for synthetic opioid detection, and require...

Bipartisan Bill Backed by Senators Rosen and Lankford to Increase Security For Houses Of Worship Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism and members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement applauding the signing by the President of the Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019, companion legislation to a bipartisan bill they both co-sponsored. 
 
“It is critical that Congress take...

Nevada Delegation Announces Introduction of Compromise Legislation to Protect DNWR & Modernize NTTR on Existing Lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), along with Representatives Steven Horsford (D-Nev.-04), Dina Titus (D-Nev.-01), Mark Amodei (R-Nev.-02) and Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03), today announced compromise legislation, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge and Nevada Test and Training Range Withdrawal and Management Act, that preserves the jurisdiction of the Refuge and boundaries of the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) while also providing Nevada’s...

Rosen Celebrates Senate Passage of FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act Providing Pay Raise for Servicemembers, End to Military Widow’s Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement celebrating the Senate’s 86-8 passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which she proudly voted for, as well as highlighting the many legislative victories included within the NDAA, including a 3.1% pay raise for servicemembers and a repeal of the military widow’s tax. 
 
“I’m glad to see both Democrats and Republicans come to the table with a bipartisan defense...

Rosen, Lankford Release Video Statement Condemning Anti-Semitism, Promoting Goals of Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK) released a video statement condemning anti-Semitism and promoting the goals of their Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism.

“Over the years, we’ve seen members of our nation’s Jewish and our most vulnerable communities experience violence and tragedy. Anti-Semitism is alive around the world and in our own communities” said Senator Rosen. “That’s why...

During HSGAC Hearing, Rosen Questions FEMA Nominee Peter Gaynor on UASI Funding Criteria

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), posed several questions to FEMA Administrator nominee Peter T. Gaynor. During her questioning, Rosen asked Gaynor about the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and the potential for restructuring it in order to meet the safety needs of Southern Nevada communities.

“Right now the Las Vegas Strip is clustered,...

Rosen-Backed HACKED Act Passes Out of Senate Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), and the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, announced that the bipartisan Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education (HACKED) Act, which she helped introduced alongside Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and John Thune (R-SD), passed out of the Senate Commerce,...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Cybersecurity Caucus in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has joined the bipartisan Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, whose mission is to provide a platform for Senators and their staffs to stay informed on major policy issues and developments in cybersecurity.

“The security of our nation’s cyber infrastructure is put at serious risk without a robust, skilled cyber-workforce,” said Senator Rosen. “I look forward to working with members of this caucus on forward-thinking...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand, Bolster Federal Cybersecurity Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, announced that she helped introduce the bipartisan Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education (HACKED) Act with Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and John Thune (R-SD). This legislation would expand and coordinate current federal...

During HSGAC Hearing Rosen Questions Terrorism Experts on Need for Expanded Homeland Security Resources for Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), questioned terrorism, international security, and violent extremism experts on the alarming rise of domestic terrorism in the United States. During the hearing, Rosen asked the panel of experts about the current funding formula for the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program as it relates to protecting Las Vegas and its critical infrastructure...