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Rosen Statement Celebrating 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

“As we celebrate 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we remember all the trailblazers who paved the way for justice,” said Senator Rosen. “I stand with suffragettes then and now. We have a long way to go to achieve equity, but today, the progress made by tireless and talented women...

To Kick Off Women’s History Month, Rosen and Moran Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Women in Aviation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statements after introducing a bipartisan resolution honoring women in the aviation industry, celebrating America’s aviation workforce, and designating March 2 through March 8, 2020 as “Women of the Aviation Workforce Week.”
 
“Women make up half of the workforce in our country yet still only make up a fraction...

Rosen Celebrates Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in celebration of Women’s History Month.
 
“Throughout history, women have overcome discrimination and adversity to make incredible achievements,” said Senator Rosen. “This month marks a time to celebrate the progress and incredible historical achievements that we have made in Nevada and across our country. Women are making their voices heard in positions of leadership, including a female majority...

Rosen Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Resolution She Co-Sponsored Honoring First All-Female Spacewalk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) applauded news of the passage of a bipartisan resolution, which she co-sponsored along with all 24 of her female Senate colleagues, recognizing astronauts Dr. Jessica U. Meir and Christina H. Koch, who made history by completing the first all-female spacewalk. The resolution also recognizes NASA’s efforts to fully integrate women into the astronaut corp. 

“I am thrilled to congratulate Dr. Jessica Meir and Christina Koch on their...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of legislation that would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This legislation is co-sponsored by the entire Senate Democratic Caucus, and was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in April of this year.

“Twenty-five years ago, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act, taking a stand against violence committed against women and creating critical support programs for survivors,” sa...

In Commemoration of 100th Anniversary, Rosen Sends Letter Requesting Stamp to Honor the 19th Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined her fellow female Senate colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee requesting that the Committee recommend a stamp in honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote.

“We write today to ask that the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee recommend a stamp to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th...

Rosen Urges Vote on Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released a statement to commemorate Equal Pay Day, a day that symbolizes the date when women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. In 2019, women worked all of 2018 and through April 2, 2019 to reach equal pay for equal work. Senator Rosen is a co-sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act. Last week, the House passed the Paycheck Fairness Act by a vote of 242-187. 

“Like the vast majority of women today, I...

Rosen Speaks at Nevada Urban Chamber Women in Politics and Business Awards

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, spoke at the Urban Chamber of Commerce Women in Politics and Business Awards Luncheon.

“Our state’s small business community plays a vital role in supporting Nevada’s economy,” said Senator Rosen. “The innovative, trailblazing women who I had the pleasure of recognizing at today’s luncheon are making waves in politics and business and are stepping up to lead in more ways...

Rosen Statement on International Women’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating International Women’s Day.

“As we mark International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the cultural, economic, political, and scientific achievements of women. Every single day, women across the globe continue to make immeasurable contributions to all facets our society,” said Senator Rosen. “We must come together and recognize the struggle that women have faced throughout history, and commit...

Rosen Statement on Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating the start of Women’s History Month.

“Each day, women in America and across the globe make countless contributions to all facets of our society including the arts, athletics, business, entertainment, math, military service, politics, science, and technology. As we spend this month celebrating the many accomplishments that women have made, let us remember the struggle we have faced to get where...