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Senators Rosen, Collins, Whitehouse, and Young, Reps. Langevin and Garbarino, Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Partnership

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Susan Collins (R-ME), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Todd Young (R-IN) alongside Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Andrew Garbarino (R-NY) announced their introduction of the U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act. This bipartisan and bicameral legislation would establish a Department of Homeland Security grant program to facilitate closer U.S.-Israel cybersecurity cooperation.

 “As cybersecurity threats continue...

Rosen Transcript Following Homeland Security Hearing on January 6 Capitol Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Melissa Smislova, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Jill Sanborn, Assistant Director of Counterterrorism Division for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about DHS’s intelligence gathering in the lead up...

Rosen Transcript Following Armed Services Committee Hearing on Global Security Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) on global security challenges and U.S. strategy, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Dr. Thomas Wright, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Lt. General H.R. McMaster, Former United States National Security Advisor about threats ranging from Iran’s destabilizing actions to white supremacist terrorism. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video of the Senator...

Rosen Announces Over $5.25 Million in DHS Grant Funding Awarded to Protect Las Vegas from Terrorism

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 announcing that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is awarding $5,250,000 in grant funding to Las Vegas as part of DHS’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) allocation.

“I am glad to see that the Department of Homeland Security is allocating these funds to protect Las Vegas from the threat of terrorism or...

Rosen Transcript Following Hearing to Examine January 6 Attack on U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Robert J. Contee III, Acting Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Police and Steven A. Sund, Former Capitol Chief of Police about the role of intelligence on violent extremist activity leading up to the January 6th insurrection, as well as the threat of future attacks. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a...

Rosen Joins Armed Services Subcommittees on Airland, Cybersecurity, and Strategic Forces

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 the Subcommittee on Airland, the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, and the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.

“Nevada is the proud home to multiple critically important military bases and installations where we conduct the training and operations essential to the success of our armed forces,” said Senator Rosen. “As a member of these three subcommittees, I...

Rosen Announces Appointment to Senate Armed Services Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that she has been selected to serve on the Senate Committee on Armed Services (SASC) in the 117th Congress. With the addition of this new committee position, Senator Rosen has the distinction of being the Democratic Senator holding the most committee assignments this Congress and the only member of the Nevada Delegation on the Armed Services Committee in either chamber, and the first Nevada...

Senator Rosen Votes to Confirm Historic Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm the historic nomination of Retired General Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense.

“General Austin has served our nation well and is immensely qualified for the task before him. As former Commander of U.S. Central Command, General Austin led the military campaign to defeat ISIS and has an unparalleled knowledge of threats in the Middle East. After speaking with him and discussing...

Rosen Votes to Override President Trump’s Veto of NDAA, Secures Victories for Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA). The now-enacted NDAA includes a pay raise for our troops, five of Senator Rosen’s bipartisan bills to support U.S. cybersecurity, and numerous victories for Nevada.

“I voted to override the President’s veto of this year’s NDAA because this critically important...

Senate-Passed NDAA Includes 5 Rosen Bills to Strengthen U.S. Cybersecurity, Numerous Rosen Requests that are Victories for Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the annual bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA) has passed the United States Senate. The legislation now heads to the President’s desk. This year’s NDAA includes five of Senator Rosen’s bipartisan bills to support U.S. cybersecurity, as well as numerous victories for Nevada and a pay raise for our troops.

“I am proud to see that this year’s NDAA has...