Rosen Votes to Convict Former President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to convict former President Trump at the conclusion of the impeachment proceedings:

After participating in this week’s impeachment trial and assessing the evidence presented by both parties, I voted to convict former President Donald J. Trump for inciting a violent insurrection against the United States Congress,” said Senator Rosen. “The Senate held a fair trial and the House Managers...

Rosen Votes to Advance Cabinet Nominations of Cardona and Walsh

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), voted to advance the nominations of Dr. Miguel Cardona for Secretary of Education and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for Secretary of Labor.

“Today, I voted to advance the nominations of Dr. Miguel Cardona and Mayor Marty Walsh from the HELP committee,” said Senator Rosen. “As we work to overcome the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that we have competent...

Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation To Address Hunger Needs During COVID-19 by Expanding Online SNAP Purchasing Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP), announced her original co-sponsorship of the Expanding SNAP Options Act. This legislation would address hunger needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond by requiring the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) purchasing choices. The bill would also provide funding for the creation of a...

Rosen Co-Sponsors the SECURE Act for TPS and DED Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the Safe Environment from Countries Under Repression and in Emergency (SECURE) Act. The SECURE Act would allow qualified Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients to apply for legal permanent residency.

“TPS and DED recipients came to America looking for refuge after fleeing conflict...

Rosen Secures Commitment of No Funding for Yucca Mountain from OMB Nominee

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 WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) secured a commitment from Neera Tanden, President Biden’s nominee to serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to not fund the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository.

“Will you commit that in future budget requests you won't propose any funding for licensing, planning, or development at Yucca...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge FCC to Use Existing Authorities to Close the “Homework Gap”

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, joined 36 of her Senate colleagues in a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel urging the agency to utilize the E-Rate program to help close the “homework gap” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Under your new leadership, the FCC must act quickly to address a...

Rosen Calls for Renaming of McCarran International Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement calling for the renaming of McCarran International Airport:

“Southern Nevada’s international airport is a major hub for travel and tourism, bringing people from across the globe to our state. Unfortunately, the current name of this airport is after that of a man who left behind a legacy of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and bigotry,” said Senator Rosen. “I’ve made it my mission in Congress to fight back...

Rosen Votes to Confirm McDonough to Serve as VA Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm the nomination of Denis McDonough to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

“Today, I voted to confirm Denis McDonough to serve as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m confident that Secretary McDonough will successfully lead the VA putting the needs of our men and women in uniform, our veterans, including the over 225,000...

Rosen Joins Video Conference with Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, participated in a video conference with members of the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, discuss her actions to support Nevada’s economy, and answer questions from the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce members.

“We all know that here in Nevada, small businesses are the backbone of our economy....

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $15.7 Million in Grant Funding to Support Nevada Mental Health Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded four Nevada Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) a series of grants totaling over $15,729,142. This grant funding will be used to support mental health services in Nevada.

“Especially now, access to mental health services is critically important,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m pleased to see that this grant funding...