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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...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $10 Million in DHS Grant Allocations to Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing $10,038,135 in grant allocations awarded to Nevada from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to be used for Fiscal Year 2020 preparedness programs.

“Our top priority is looking out for the safety and well-being of Nevadans and all who visit our state,” said the Senators. “We applaud the Department of Homeland Security for allocating these funds to Nevada...

Rosen, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan PROTECT Act, Legislation to Support U.S. Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced their introduction of the PROTECT (Providing Resources for Ongoing Training and Education in Cyber Technologies) Act, bipartisan legislation that would authorize and provide stability to the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity Education and Training Assistance Program (CETAP). CETAP is an existing initiative that provides cybersecurity career awareness, curricular resources, and professional...

Rosen, Wicker Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Foster Collaboration, Innovation in Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) to introduce the CYBERLEAP Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation that would direct the Secretary of Commerce, in coordination with relevant agencies, to establish “grand challenge” competitions to achieve high-priority breakthroughs in cybersecurity, including expanding our cybersecurity workforce, defending against...

Rosen Opens Application Process for U.S. Service Academy Nominations

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that the application process for Nevada students seeking U.S. Service Academy nominations is now open. The four service academies that require congressional nominations are: the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy.

“One of my highest honors as a Member of Congress is the opportunity to nominate young Nevadans to attend one of our prestigious U.S. Service...