Rosen, Scott Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Costs for Enhanced Retirement Plans for Small Business Employees

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced the Increasing Small Business Retirement Choices Act, bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for small businesses to offer more comprehensive retirement benefits to their workers by reducing administrative expenses. Both senators are members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging; the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions...

Rosen Applauds U.S. Department of Labor for Heeding Call to Streamline Claims Process For Firefighters With Occupational Illnesses

Changes Follow a Rosen-Signed Letter Urging the Department of Labor Calling to Address Workers’ Claims Challenges For Federal Firefighters 

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) applauded the U.S. Department of Labor for announcing this week the creation of a special claims unit that will handle all federal firefighter workers’ compensation claims, making it easier to file certain claims and improving transparency. In February, Senator Rosen signed on to a letter asking the Department...

ICYMI: Rosen Joins Washoe County Seniors to Announce Support for Legislation Empowering Medicare to Negotiate for Lower Prescription Drug Prices

In Reno, Rosen Announced Plans to Co-Sponsor Bill Lowering Prescription Drug Costs for Nevada Seniors Alongside AARP Nevada, Washoe Senior Coalition

RENO, NV – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced at the Reno Senior Center alongside AARP Nevada and the Washoe Senior Coalition that she is signing on to legislation that authorizes Medicare to negotiate lower drug costs for seniors. The Empowering Medicare Seniors to Negotiate Drug Prices Act would allow Medicare to negotiate the...

Rosen Joins Washoe County Seniors to Announce Support for Legislation Empowering Medicare to Negotiate for Lower Prescription Drug Prices

At Reno Senior Center, Rosen Announces Plans to Co-Sponsor Bill Lowering Prescription Drug Costs for Nevada Seniors Alongside AARP Nevada, Washoe Senior Coalition

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced at the Reno Senior Center alongside AARP Nevada and the Washoe Senior Coalition that she is signing on to legislation that authorizes Medicare to negotiate lower drug costs for seniors. The Empowering Medicare Seniors to Negotiate Drug Prices Act, introduced by U.S....

During Visit to Carson City, Senator Rosen Highlights Federal Funding for Water Treatment Plant & Other Community Projects with Mayor Bagwell, City Officials

Nevada’s Senators Secured $2 Million for Quill Water Treatment Plant, $7 Million Overall for Carson City Community Projects in Recent Bipartisan Government Funding Bill

CARSON CITY, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) – joined by Mayor Lori Bagwell and Carson City officials – toured the Quill Water Treatment Facility and highlighted the millions in Community Project Funding that she and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) secured for Carson City. Senators Rosen and Cortez Masto...

Senator Rosen Holds Roundtable on Affordable Housing Challenges in Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) hosted a roundtable listening session with local housing advocates to discuss the need for more affordable housing in Nevada and what can be done to make housing more accessible for hardworking families. The event took place at Calcaterra Community, a new affordable apartment complex under the Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada.

“As housing prices continue to rise, we need to make sure Nevada families have more access to...

Rosen Applauds Interior Department Heeding Her Call to Reform Onshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

Last Year, Senators Rosen and Grassley Introduced Bipartisan Legislation to Require Big Oil and Gas Companies to Pay their Fair Share by Modernizing the Outdated Public Lands Royalty System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) applauded the U.S. Department of Interior’s recent announcement that it will be raising the royalty rates for new competitive oil and gas lease sales on public lands to 18.75 percent. DOI's plan to modernize federal oil and gas royalties for public...

Rosen Announces Over $1 Million in Funding To Expand National Suicide Prevention Hotline in Nevada

Senator Rosen Has Been A Leader In Advocating For Additional Mental Health Resources For Nevadans  

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services a grant of more than $1 million. The funds will be used to expand the state’s implementation of the 3-digit National Suicide...

Community Leaders Across Nevada Praise Critical Project Funding Secured by Rosen, Cortez Masto

Nevada Senators Secured $93.8 Million for 52 Nevada Projects in Bipartisan Government Funding Package

WASHINGTON, DC – Local leaders across Nevada are praising the funding they received for critical community projects as part of the $93.8 million secured by U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto in the Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus appropriations package. Both senators submitted these Community Project Funding requests in the summer of 2021 and ensured they were included in the final...

Rosen Votes to Confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

With A Bipartisan Confirmation Vote, Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes First Black Woman & First Former Public Defender To Serve On The U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Following a bipartisan vote, Judge Jackson was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as the first Black woman and first former public defender to serve on the Supreme Court.

“Today I had the immense...