Rosen Applauds EPA Grant Awarded to Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to Reduce Diesel Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for providing the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) with a grant totaling $477,788, to be used to reduce diesel emissions and exposure throughout the state of Nevada.

“This grant funding will be used to replace diesel emitting school busses and municipal service vehicles with cleaner alternatives,” said the Senators. “By...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Renewable Electricity Standard Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced her co-sponsorship of the Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) Act of 2019 (S. 1974). This legislation, introduced by Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), would set a federal standard to for renewable electricity generation, requiring states to obtain at least 50% of their electricity from renewables by 2035.

“We must take bold action in order to address the threat that climate change poses to our country,” said Senator Rosen. “This...

Rosen Recognized as One of the Most Bipartisan Senate Freshman in 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, a new report by Quorum Analytics named Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) as one of the most bipartisan freshmen members of the United States Senate in the 116th Congress. According to the report, 34 percent of the legislation Rosen has co-sponsored was introduced by a Republican, making her the second-most bipartisan freshman member in the Senate. 

“When I chose to run for public office, I pledged to work tirelessly to identify solutions to issues impacting the people...

Rosen Statement Following New Trump Administration Rule To Detain Children Indefinitely

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s announcement of a final rule that would undermine the court-ordered Flores Settlement Agreement and allow the Administration to detain immigrant children and families indefinitely.

“This Administration’s new rule...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan PILT Parity Legislation for Small and Rural Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced her co-sponsorship of the Small County PILT Parity Act (S. 2108). This bipartisan legislation, introduced by Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), would modify the PILT formula so that counties with populations under 5,000 would receive increased PILT payments. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, four Nevada Counties have under 5,000 year-round residents, including Mineral County, Storey County, Eureka County, and Esmerelda County.

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Rosen Joins Cortez Masto in Co-Sponsoring Clean Vehicles Legislative Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced her co-sponsorship of four bills introduced by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV): the Electric Transportation Commission and National Strategy Act (S. 2040), Clean Fuel Infrastructure Act (S. 2038), the Green Spaces, Green Vehicles Act (S. 2041), and the Greener Transportation for Communities Act (S. 2039). These bills would help promote and encourage the use of clean transportation in Nevada and across the country.

“Thr...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Forest Management for Rural Stability Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced her co-sponsorship of the Forest Management for Rural Stability Act (S. 430). This bipartisan legislation would create an endowment fund for Secure Rural Schools (SRS), ensuring that the program, which provides funding for counties with forests on federal land, is made permanent. In FY18, Nevada received approximately $3.3 million dollars in SRS funding.

“This bipartisan legislation would provide compensation to our counties...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter to HHS Condemning Administration Proposal To Weaken Health Care Discrimination Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced that she joined 35 of her fellow Democratic senators in submitting a comment letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar criticizing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to weaken critical protections that help prevent discrimination in health care. In the letter, the senators outlined how the proposed rule will harm...

Rosen Discusses Rural Economic Development with Northern Nevada Community Leaders

VIRGINIA CITY, NV – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, held a roundtable discussion in Storey County with community leaders to discuss economic development in rural areas of Nevada.

“Every corner of Nevada has the capacity for additional economic growth and development,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to sit down with...

Rosen Donates Books to Bernice Mathews Elementary, Celebrates First Day of School

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined former Nevada State Senator Bernice Mathews in visiting Bernice Mathews Elementary school in celebration of the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Senator Rosen greeted teachers and students and delivered books that she is donating to the school from the Library of Congress.

“I’m glad to have the chance to wish our students good luck as they embark on a...