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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...

Rosen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Affordable Housing Access for Veterans, Applauds House Passage of Her Recently-Introduced Bipartisan GI Bill Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced the introduction of two new bipartisan pieces of legislation to support veterans and current servicemembers. One of Rosen’s new bills would reform how new enlistees choose their GI Bill benefits plan. This bipartisan legislation yesterday passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 408 – 0. Rosen’s other new bipartisan bill would expand access to affordable housing by ensuring that veterans and servicemembers are...

Rosen Attends Veterans Day Events, Announces Plans to Introduce Package of Bipartisan Legislation to Support Veterans and Servicemembers

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) attended multiple Veterans Day events in southern Nevada, celebrating members of our nation’s armed forces. During the events, Senator Rosen also announced her plans to immediately introduce two new bipartisan pieces of legislation to support veterans and current servicemembers with reforms to the GI Bill, as well as legislation that works to expand access to affordable housing by ensuring that veterans and servicemembers are aware of the...

Rosen Statement Commemorating Veterans Day, Celebrating Servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day, which is observed on Monday, November 11.

“On Veterans Day, our nation reflects on the sacrifices our men and women in uniform make on a daily basis to protect our country, families, and loved ones,” said Senator Rosen. “It is because of these heroes and their families that we are able to enjoy the freedoms and liberties which our military has sworn an oath to protect. This...

Ahead of Veterans Day, Rosen Announces 2020 Veterans Resource Guide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced the launch of her office’s 2020 Veterans Resource Guide to provide Nevada’s veterans with access to information on federal, state, and community resources to assist them and their families.

“I’m honored to serve the more than 225,000 veterans that live in Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “Nearly 1 in 9 Nevadans have served, are currently serving, or are working as civilians within the military. It is my hope that this Veterans...

Rosen-Backed Resolution Recognizing Veterans Small Business Week Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced the Senate passage of a bipartisan resolution she helped introduce recognizing November 4 through November 8, 2019, as “National Veterans Small Business Week.” 

“Small businesses are the driving force of Nevada’s economy, and many of these businesses are either run by veterans or provide our veterans the opportunity to succeed as they transition into...

During Drug Caucus Hearing, Rosen Asks Experts About Research into Medical Marijuana for Veterans

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, asked medical experts about research into using medical marijuana to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress, chronic pain, and other illnesses and injuries. 

“Marijuana is legal in Nevada for both medical and recreational purposes, so the research that you’re doing is so important for my state’s...

Rosen Meets with Filipino WWII Veteran, Discusses Need to Protect Filipino Veteran Immigration Program

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with a Filipino World War II veteran to discuss her work in Congress to counter actions taken by the Administration to terminate a program that helps reunite the families of Filipino veterans who served in the Second World War.

“These Filipino World War II veterans served our country with great courage and deep loyalty, and they risked their lives to protect our freedoms,” said Senator Rosen. “They deserve our respect and gratitude. I...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Gold Star Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of a resolution designating September 22nd through September 28th as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week, honoring the families of our fallen servicemembers.

“Our Gold Star Families have made an immense sacrifice in defense of our nation,” said Senator Rosen. “The pain of losing a child, a parent, a sibling, or a spouse in service to our country is profound. We can never truly know what it means to carry...

Rosen Commemorates Purple Heart Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in commemoration of Purple Heart Day, honoring those who have served in the military and, through their sacrifice, have been awarded the Purple Heart. 

“The members of our armed forces who have borne the wounds of battle and been awarded a Purple Heart have made immeasurable sacrifices in defense of our nation and its freedoms,” said Senator Rosen. “Today, and each day, we honor the brave men and women...