Rosen Statement on the Confirmation of VanDyke to Nevada Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to the confirmation of Lawrence VanDyke to a Nevada seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit:
 
“I am deeply disappointed to see Mr. VanDyke confirmed to a Nevada seat on the Ninth Circuit,” said Senator Rosen. “Mr. VanDyke’s lack of ties to Nevada, Not Qualified rating from the ABA, extreme views, and history of problematic statements and partisan writings are disqualifying...

Rosen Speaks on Senate Floor in Opposition to VanDyke Nomination to Nevada Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) delivered remarks on the Senate floor in opposition to the nomination of Lawrence VanDyke to a Nevada seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The Senator discussed her concerns about VanDyke’s lack of ties to Nevada, his record of ideological legal work, and his rating of “Not Qualified” by the American Bar Association.  

“It’s unfortunate to see this chamber disregard Nevada...

Rosen Releases Statement Celebrating Computer Science Education Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement celebrating Computer Science Education Week, which is observed each year during the week of December 9th, to raise awareness about and encourage students to explore computer science. 

“Before coming to Congress I worked as a computer programmer,” said...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during National Computer Science Education Week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, released the following statement announcing that her bipartisan Building Blocks of STEM Act has passed the United States House of Representatives, and is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
 
“I’m glad to see that the legislation I’ve introduced is now one step closer to being signed into law,” said...

Rosen Delivers Commencement Speech at UNR Winter Graduation

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) delivered the winter commencement speech to the graduating class of 2019 at the University of Nevada Reno.
 
“As I look out at all of the graduates here today, it excites me to think about where you are heading next in your journey to discover your higher purpose, a higher purpose that you can chase after, one that you can aspire to. Some of you may decide to continue your education, some of you may work -- here in Nevada, or somewhere else --...

Rosen Reminds Nevadans to Enroll in 2020 Health Care Coverage During Last Week of Open Enrollment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement reminding Nevadans to shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage during the current open enrollment period, which ends on December 15.

“I encourage all Nevadans to visit the Nevada Health Link website during this last week of open enrollment to sign up for quality, affordable...

Rosen: Trump Administration Solar Tariffs Are Leading to Major Job and Investment Losses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association highlighting the damages caused by the Trump Administration’s solar tariffs, including a loss of more than 62,000 jobs nationwide and nearly $19 billion in new investments to U.S. companies.

“This Administration’s tariff policy has caused real harm to the U.S. solar industry and clean energy development,” said Senator Rosen. “In...

Rosen Statement on IG Report Highlighting Trump Administration’s Failure to Reunite Families Separated At Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General report on family separations:

“The report published by the DHS Office of the Inspector General is deeply disturbing. It reveals that this Administration implemented its family separation policy fully aware that it would be impossible in some...

Rosen Sends Letter to DHS Calling for an Investigation into Allegations of Political Interference in TPS Terminations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari requesting an investigation into allegations of improper political interference in the decision by DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan. More than 4,000 individuals with TPS status live in...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Over $500,000 in NSF Grant Awarded to University of Nevada Reno

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding a grant totaling $505,294.00 to the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) to improve air quality modeling and better address the threat of wildfires in the Western United States.
 
“Nevada is constantly on guard against the threat that wildfires pose to our state,” said the Senators. “We applaud NSF for awarding this...