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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...

Rosen, Lee Join Nevada Tech Education Programs, Students, and Companies to Discuss Cyber-Threats, Cyber Ready Workforce Legislation

HENDERSON, NV – 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 Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV-03), a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, held a roundtable discussion with Nevada education leaders, students, government organizations, and tech companies on the cybersecurity threats they face and how the Members’ bipartisan and bicameral...

Rosen, Rounds Introduce Bipartisan U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Act

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 US-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Act, S. 2309, bipartisan legislation that would require the State Department to investigate potential benefits of establishing a joint US-Israel cybersecurity center. This legislation is co-led by Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD).

“Cybersecurity continues to be a growing threat, and we must address...

To Train Next Generation in Cybersecurity, Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing JROTC Cyber Training Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, alongside Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Gary Peters (D-MI), announced the introduction of S. 2154, the bipartisan JROTC Cyber Training Act, legislation that would direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program to enhance the preparation of students in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) for careers in computer...

Rosen Joins Cornyn in Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federally-Funded Research from Foreign Espionage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) announced the introduction of S. 2133, the bipartisan Secure American Research Act, legislation that would establish an interagency working group to protect federally-funded research and development activities from foreign interference, espionage, and exfiltration and would develop an agency-wide accountability metric to enhance cybersecurity protocols. 

“Taxpayer-funded research at our nation’s universities and...

Rosen Votes to Give Troops a Pay Raise and Support Funding for Military Construction Projects at Nellis AFB in NDAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting for S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. The Senate NDAA provides troops a 3.1 percent pay raise and passed by a bipartisan vote of 86-8. 

“Nevada’s defense and nuclear security instillations play a critical role in keeping our nation safe, and I’m glad to see that the NDAA recognizes the strategic importance of the Silver State to our nation’s national...

Rosen Takes Part in USO Event to Assemble Care Packages for Deployed Servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) assembled care packages for deployed servicemembers at an event organized by the United Service Organizations (USO).

“Each day, brave men and women in uniform put their lives on the line to ensure our safety,” said Senator Rosen. “I hope that these care packages will serve as a small token of our appreciation for all they do. I’m thankful for organizations like USO who put together events like these to support our servicemembers and...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Grants Allocated to Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) -- a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs -- and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) applauded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for awarding $13,729,155 in preparedness grant funding to the state of Nevada for Fiscal Year 2019.  

“Protecting the safety of Nevadans and those who visit our state is paramount, we want to applaud the Department of Homeland Security for supporting security...