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Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan PAWS Act to Provide Service Dogs to Veterans Suffering from PTSD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced her co-sponsorship of the Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members (PAWS) Act, bipartisan legislation to help improve the quality of life of U.S. veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by providing them with access to service dogs.

“Our nation’s veterans are American heroes who have sacrificed in service to our nation, and we must do more to help...

Rosen Hosts Second Annual Veterans’ Resource Fair

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, hosted her second annual Veterans’ Resource Fair to provide Nevada veterans with information on how to access resources at the local, state, and federal level.

“While I wish we could have been together in person today, this year’s virtual veterans’ resource fair was more important than ever,” said Senator Rosen. “This pandemic has created challenges impacting Nevada’s veteran...

Rosen, Moran Introduce Legislation to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) in introducing the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, which was one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas during World War II.

“The women of the Six Triple Eight...

Rosen Votes to Confirm McDonough to Serve as VA Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm the nomination of Denis McDonough to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

“Today, I voted to confirm Denis McDonough to serve as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m confident that Secretary McDonough will successfully lead the VA putting the needs of our men and women in uniform, our veterans, including the over 225,000...

Rosen Statement Commemorating Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day:

“Nevada is home to over 225,000 veterans, and Veterans Day gives our state and this country an opportunity to show our gratitude for their tremendous service,” said Senator Rosen. “We honor the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform and pay respect to the generations before them who defended America’s freedom. Veterans continue to be models of patriotism and...

Ahead of Veterans Day, Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with Veteran Service Officers & Advocates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a virtual roundtable with Nevada Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) and veteran advocates. During the roundtable discussion, Senator Rosen and the participants discussed issues affecting Nevada’s veterans during COVID-19, as well as the latest updates on benefits to help our veterans.

“Nevada’s dedicated veterans served this country, and now it is our duty to serve them,” said Senator Rosen. “In honoring their service to this nation,...

Rosen, Colleagues Send Letter Urging VA to Aggressively Implement 2018 Executive Order to End Veteran Suicide Epidemic

LAS VEGAS, NV –U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a letter led by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urging the Department to improve veterans’ access to mental health care by following through on authorities under President Donald Trump’s Executive Order (EO) 13822 to increase veterans’ access to mental health care.

“The signage of S. 785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, into law is an important step in...

Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with UNLV & UNR Student Veterans

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), held a roundtable with student veterans from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) to discuss issues that student veterans are facing during the coronavirus pandemic.

“This pandemic created challenges that have impacted our communities, including Nevada’s student veteran community,” said Senator Rosen. “In...

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)....