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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)....

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...