Rosen Hosts Discussion with Washoe Senior Coalition, Highlighting Services her Office Offers to Nevada Seniors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, held a discussion with members of the Senior Coalition of Washoe County to discuss the Senator’s legislative work on issues related to seniors and aging.

“Our state’s senior community faces a wide range of issues, including the high cost of prescription drugs, a lack of access to local transportation services, and challenges with navigating Social Security benefits and Medicare...

Rosen Tours Sparks Fire Department, Discusses her Bipartisan HERO Act

SPARKS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the Sparks Fire Department with Sparks Fire Chief Jim Reid, Sparks Mayor Ron Smith, and Sparks Police Chief Pete Krall to discuss her recently introduced HERO Act, bipartisan legislation that would require data collection to help determine best practices for identifying and treating post-traumatic stress and combating suicide among firefighters and other first responders.

“I was honored to stand alongside some of our community’s heroes...

Rosen Attends 7th Annual Springs Preserve Black History Month Festival

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) attended the 7th Annual Springs Preserve Black History Month Festival, held each February, to celebrate the many contributions of African Americans to Nevada’s community and history. 
 
“This event is a time to celebrate and honor black history and culture in Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “As we celebrate this event, we must also take time to look back upon the struggles that many faced in the pursuit of civil rights and equal treatment under...

Rosen, Colleagues Send Letter to the President Urging His Administration to Preserve Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions Instead of Working to Dismantle the ACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined a letter to the President urging him to consider the effects of his proposed budget that threatens access to health care for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions. The letter also directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to defend the law of the land instead of arguing against protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In the...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Climate Caucus in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has joined the recently-formed bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus. The caucus brings together an equal number of Republicans and Democrats to craft and advance bipartisan solutions to address climate change. The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus meets regularly and convenes experts from across the political spectrum and private sector to seek common ground and craft bipartisan solutions. The caucus operates by the...

Rosen, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote America’s Wireless Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, joined Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) in introducing the Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2020. This bipartisan legislation would work to protect our country’s national security and global competitiveness by promoting U.S. leadership in international wireless standards-setting bodies.

“Our global economic competitiveness depends on our participation...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $600,000 in Grant Funding to Nevada for Clean Drinking Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding a grant for $609,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Nevada’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), to be used to enforce the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations and the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
 
“It is critical that all Nevadans have access to clean, safe drinking water,” said the Senators. “We...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $500,000 in Grant Funding to UNR for Research into Advanced Manufacturing Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to the University of Nevada, Reno, to be used for research into innovative advanced manufacturing development.
 
“With advanced manufacturing jobs on the rise in our state and around the country, it is critical that Nevada help lead the way into new cutting edge technologies and methods of manufacturing,” said the...

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...

During Hearing, Rosen Questions Medical Experts About Overcoming Challenges of Providing Home Health Care in Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the Senate Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned medical experts about the challenges of providing comprehensive home health care services in rural communities:
 
“Based on my experience as a caregiver, I launched the bipartisan Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus. It’s serving to raise the public’s awareness and promote the availability and benefits of palliative care, and...