Rosen, Cortez Masto Introduce Carson City Lands Bill to Expand Economic Development, Improve Conservation Efforts and Public Lands Management in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced their introduction of the Carson City Public Land Correction Act, legislation that would promote conservation, improve public lands management, and expand economic development opportunities in Carson City, Nevada.

“Nevadans recognize the importance of finding common ground between our state’s conservation needs and efforts to grow and develop our communities,” said Senator Rosen. “This legislation...

During Homeland Security Hearing, Rosen Questions Acting CBP Commissioner on Reports the Agency is Deporting Thousands of Unaccompanied Children

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned Mark Morgan, Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), about reports that CBP has deported thousands of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S. southern border, instead of transferring them to the Office of Refugee Resettlement custody, as required by federal anti...

During Committee Hearing, Rosen Questions Former National Strategic Stockpile Director on Providing Medical Supplies and Resources to Rural Areas

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen asked Greg Burel, former Director of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), about the need to ensure that rural communities in Nevada and across the country have access to medical supplies and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“According to Johns Hopkins, the United States is now over 121,000 deaths...

Rosen Joins Webinar with Nevada Housing Coalition, Discusses Support for Affordable Housing in Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a webinar with members of the Nevada Housing Coalition to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, as well as to highlight the immediate housing needs as Nevada re-opens.

Even before the pandemic, far too many families in Nevada struggled to maintain a roof over their heads,” said Senator Rosen. “I had a call today with members of the Nevada Housing Coalition to discuss ways in which Congress can help...

During HELP Committee Hearing, Rosen Questions Medical Experts About the Roles of Data and Telehealth In Combating COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Senator Jacky Rosen asked Dr. Joneigh S. Khaldun, Chief Medical Executive and Chief Deputy Director for Health for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, about the role of data and information in successfully combating the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the importance of telehealth programs in treating current and future...

Rosen Co-Sponsors NO HATE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Khalid Jabara-Heather Heyer NO HATE Act, legislation that would improve hate crimes reporting and expand assistance and resources for victims of hate crimes.

Hate has no place in Nevada – it goes against everything we stand for as a community and as a country,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m co-sponsoring the NO HATE Act to give communities the resources they need to track and deter acts of violence and bigotry in...

Rosen, Colleagues Demand Trump Administration Reverse Harmful Policies Against Asylum Seekers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Senate colleagues in a bicameral letter to President Donald Trump, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matthew Albence, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, and U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, condemning the Trump Administration’s harmful...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Urge Trump to Protect Young Immigrants Eligible for DACA Following Landmark SCOTUS Decision Rejecting its Repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and 41 of their Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to change course and use his executive authority to protect young immigrants who are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In their letter, the Senators urge the President to do the right thing by publicly announcing that he will not make another...

Rosen Statement Commemorating Juneteenth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Juneteenth, which is celebrated every year on June 19th.

“On Juneteenth, we celebrate a turning point in American history when President Lincoln’s order of emancipation was finally recognized in each and every corner of our country,” said Senator Rosen. “Unfortunately, this important holiday is often not taught in schools. This Juneteenth, let us take time to educate ourselves, as well as to...

Rosen, Horsford, Cortez Masto, Titus, and Lee Call for the Removal of Patrick McCarran’s Statue from U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV), joined by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Congresswomen Dina Titus (D-NV), and Susie Lee (D-NV), sent a letter urging Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Speaker Jason Frierson, and Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro to replace the Patrick Anthony McCarran statue in the National Statuary Hall Collection with a statue of a Nevadan who better represents the state’s values. In addition to removing the...