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Rosen Leads Colleagues in Bipartisan Call to Increase Funding to Support Homeless Veteran Housing and Support Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she and Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) have led 27 of their Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, respectively, requesting funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veteran Affairs and Supportive...

Rosen Meets with Nevada Student Veterans, Discusses Her Bipartisan Legislation to Support Their Transition from the Battlefield to the Classroom

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, met with student veterans from the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College to hear first-hand the challenges they face related to school, COVID-19, and veterans’ educational benefits. They also discussed Senator Rosen’s recently introduced Veteran Education Empowerment Act, bipartisan legislation to create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran...

Rosen Introduces the Bipartisan, Bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced the introduction of the Veteran Education Empowerment Act, legislation to create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran Centers at universities and colleges across the nation to help student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life. Rosen introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act alongside Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the...

Senator Rosen Speaks with Nevada Veterans Her Office Helped Secure VA Disability Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke with Nevada Veterans including Steve Pappas -- a former soldier in the United States Army, who, with the help of Senator Rosen, was successfully able to file a service-related disability claim, access VA health care, and receive over $17,000 in earned back pay – and Norman Johnson – a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former member of the United States Air Force, who, with the help of...

Rosen Helps Introduce the Bipartisan, Bicameral Military Hunger Prevention Act to Help Military Families Struggling with Food Insecurity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her original co-sponsorship of the Military Hunger Prevention Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation to support active duty military families experiencing food insecurity by creating a basic needs allowance to help military families in need put food on the table.

“No one who is willing to serve this nation...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bill to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act, legislation she introduced with Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), passed the United States Senate. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas...

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...