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During National Suicide Prevention Week, Rosen and Cramer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Veterans’ Mental Health Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND), announced the introduction of their VA Zero Suicide Demonstration Project Act (S. 4545), a bipartisan bill that would build upon the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) strong suicide prevention efforts by implementing a Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program at five VA medical centers across the nation, one of which must serve primarily veterans who live in rural and remote areas. Congresswoman Susie Lee (D...

Rosen Requests USPS Reverse Operational Changes That Are Harming Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) ), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), which has jurisdiction over the United States Postal Service (USPS),  announced she has joined Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Gary Peters (D-MI) in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy concerning the impact of recent operational changes at USPS on veterans’ ability to receive timely medication deliveries from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....

Rosen Helps Introduce the Fair Care for Vietnam Vets Act of 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) in helping to introduce the Fair Care for Vietnam Vets Act of 2020, legislation that would expand the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) list of medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism – health conditions that each meet the historical standard for being added to the VA’s presumptive list for service...

Rosen, Colleagues Send Letter to the President Demanding Increased Medical Treatment for Veterans Suffering from Agent Orange Related Medical Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), joined a letter to the President urging him and his Administration to take action on behalf of thousands of Vietnam veterans who have been denied the critical health care they need to treat medical conditions resulting from exposure to Agent Orange.
 
“For far too long, your Administration has stonewalled extending critical benefits to gravely ill veterans whose service in Vietnam exposed them to Agent Orange. As a result, these...

Rosen Hosts First Annual Veterans’ Resource Fair in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) hosted a Veterans’ Resource Fair at the Las Vegas City Hall. The fair provided Nevada’s veterans with assistance and access to resources at the local, state, and federal level.
 
“I’m proud to serve the more than 225,000 veterans that call Nevada home,” said Senator Rosen. “My office will be holding this annual resource fair to provide veterans with information about resources available to them at the federal, state, and local level. This...

Rosen Unveils Northern and Southern Nevada Veterans’ Resource Pocket Guides

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) launched her new Northern and Southern Nevada Veterans’ Resource Pocket Guides to highlight the many services available to Nevada veterans throughout the Silver State. 
 
“Serving Nevada’s veteran community continues to be one of my top priorities,” said Senator Rosen. “It is my hope that these veterans’ resource pocket guides will connect our veterans, servicemembers, and their families to the resources they may need throughout the...

Rosen, Capito, Fischer, Peters Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Establishing Veterans Assistance Helpline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Deb Fischer (R-NE), and Gary Peters (D-MI), announced the introduction of the Veterans Assistance Helpline Act, bipartisan legislation that would create a simple, easy-to-remember helpline for veterans to use in order to obtain information and assistance with all VA services. This legislation is the sixth bipartisan bill that Senator Rosen has introduced specifically to help support veterans or...

Nevada Veteran Gil Hernandez to Join Rosen at State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she will attend the State of the Union with northern Nevada veteran Gil Hernandez. Mr. Hernandez is an Elko resident and advocate for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He currently serves as the VFW National Legislative Vice-Chair, a Nevada National Council Member, and a Nevada National Legislative Member.
 
“After bravely serving our country, Gil made it his life’s mission to continue his service by helping our veterans gain...

Rosen Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Support Veterans in STEM Careers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of S. 153, the Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, bipartisan legislation she co-sponsored aimed at bolstering the participation of veterans in STEM fields.
 
“As a former computer programmer, I know firsthand the opportunities that are available to individuals who take...

Rosen Announces Endorsements of her Bipartisan GI Bill Planning Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the USO Congressional Caucus, released the following statement announcing a slate of endorsements of her bipartisan GI Bill Planning Act of 2019 (S. 2830):

“Over 225,000 veterans live in Nevada who have made great sacrifices for the Silver State and our nation,” said Senator Rosen. “I am proud to see such strong support for my bipartisan bill that would provide new recruits with additional time to pick their preferred GI...