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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...

Rosen’s Bipartisan DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act Passes Senate, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law

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, released the following statement announcing that the bipartisan DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act, which she co-led alongside Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), passed the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent, and is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The legislation, which previously...

Rosen Cybersecurity Bills, Additional Provisions for Nevada Military Facilities Included in National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that two of her bills, in addition to other provisions and requests, were included in the annual bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The NDAA is expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives later today.
 
“Each year, the National Defense Authorization Act takes important steps to support our servicemembers and their families, strengthen our national security...

Rosen, Young Introduce Bipartisan Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Senator Todd Young (R-IN) announced their introduction of S.4598, the Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act. This bipartisan legislation would authorize the Department of Defense to provide financial assistance to Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers for cybersecurity...

Senate Adopts Rosen Amendments and Provisions in NDAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, highlighting provisions that benefit Nevada, including several of her amendments and other provisions that she championed that were included in the final bill. By a vote of 86 to 14, the Senate today passed the bipartisan legislation, which sets the nation’s defense policy and includes a three-percent pay increase for our...