Rosen Tours Work for Warriors in Las Vegas, Announces Plans to Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Employ Student Veterans

Rosen meets with the Executive Director of Work for Warriors in Las Vegas. Rosen’s Bipartisan Hire Student Veterans Act Will Mark First Piece of Legislation Introduced by the Senator this Congress

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee’s Subcommittee on Employment and a former member of the House Armed Services Committee, toured Work for Warriors, a non-profit organization that provides Nevada National...

Rosen Co-Sponsors State Public Option Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, announced her co-sponsorship of the State Public Option Act, a bill that would allow states that choose to expand Medicaid the ability for their residents to buy into the program.

“Nevadans deserve access to affordable, high-quality care, and that’s exactly what the Medicaid public option would offer. This bill would allow states like Nevada to give residents the...

Rosen Votes to Fund the Government, Calls President’s Decision to Declare a National Emergency Reckless

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to the President declaring a national emergency to fund his border wall. Rosen voted to pass H.J. Res. 31, an Omnibus spending package to keep the government open. 
 
“While I’m relieved to see Congress pass a funding deal that keeps the government open, there is no justification for the President to declare a national emergency at the border. The powers of our co-equal branches of government...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bill to Guarantee Paid Family Leave

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions and the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, joined her Democratic colleagues in helping to introduce the FAMILY Act. This bill would provide millions of working Americans with partially-paid leave for health reasons, pregnancy, and serious health conditions affecting a family member.

“Families across Nevada deserve the job security that comes as a...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Grants Awarded to The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a Department of Transportation (DOT) grant totaling over $115,000 awarded by the Federal Transit Administration to The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Fallon, Nevada.

“This Department of Transportation grant will give The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe funding for tribal public transit services, providing access to work, health care, and other essential...

Rosen Helps Introduce Keep Americans Safe Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Keep Americans Safe Act, which would prohibit the transfer, importation, or possession of gun magazines that are able to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

“High-capacity magazines are deadly accessories that are only meant to wreak havoc, and they make it nearly impossible for law enforcement to respond to active shooters,” said Senator Rosen. “This legislation will take meaningful action to...

Rosen Applauds Final Passage of the Natural Resources Management Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) voted for the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a comprehensive federal lands bill that passed the Senate by a bipartisan vote of 92 to 8. Among other things, this bill would permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

“Our public lands are a source of natural wonder and hold historical significance for the Silver State. This bill will better preserve and allow access to public lands, with several key...

Rosen Applauds NSF Grants Awarded to UNR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, released the following statement applauding news of two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling over $770,000 awarded to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).

“I applaud the NSF for awarding UNR these science grants to fund research into defending smart grid systems from physical damage caused by cyber-attacks,” said Senator...

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Crapo, and Bipartisan Group of Senators Send Letter Requesting Administration to Stabilize Medicare Advantage Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, joined Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) in a letter urging the Administration to stabilize the Medicare Advantage program that provides quality health care to 21 million seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Senators wrote to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma requesting she consider how...

Rosen Applauds $8.1 Million in Grants Awarded to Nevada Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, released the following statement applauding news of three Federal Highway Administration grants totaling $8.1 million awarded to the Nevada Department of Transportation. 
 
“Over the past two years, severe weather storms and flash floods have resulted in widespread damage in northern and southern Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “I applaud the Federal Highway...